Betzenstein Castle

Betzenstein, Germany

Betzenstein Castle was built around 1187, but not documented before 1311. It was destroyed in the Bavarian War (1420–1422), rebuilt and again destroyed in 1553. The later buildings date from the 17th-18th centuries. Today Betzenstein Castle is privately owned.

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Founded: c. 1187
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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3.6/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Martin Jahreis (5 months ago)
Very nice castle, nice place, definitely worth a trip.
Malaga K (9 months ago)
Not open to the public as it is privately owned...
Renate Lorenz-Wich (10 months ago)
Unfortunately it is privately owned and not accessible. Can only be viewed from the observation tower opposite.
Georg Maertin (10 months ago)
Nice view from below, unfortunately you can't go up. The castle is privately owned.
Holger Kamolz (2 years ago)
Not public
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