Bosselstein Castle

Idar-Oberstein, Germany

Bosselstein Castle was built in 1150 and inhabited by the noblemen of Stein up until 1600. It subsequently fell into ruin, and today there are just a few walls and tower stump to be seen. When looking out from Fortress Bosselstein, you can enjoy a wonderful view of Oberstein.



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Founded: c. 1150
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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IMMOBILIEN LONNY (13 months ago)
Idar-Oberstein - Bosselstein castle ruins. This castle ruin is located above the Nahe valley and the district of Oberstein with a beautiful view. The castle was built around 1150 and inhabited by the Lords of Stein until around 1600. After that, the castle was left to decay, so that today only a few walls and part of the tower have survived. Since the rock church and Oberstein Castle are in the immediate vicinity, these excursion destinations can be easily combined.
Melanie Hartenberger (13 months ago)
A touch of bygone days can be felt. Mandatory for all locals, optional for all visitors.
John McCauslin (16 months ago)
Nice view of town.
Jan Zemánek (2 years ago)
Just a small ruin of castle, or tower.
Branislav Abel (4 years ago)
Very nice, everything is renovated. The view into the depths from the window but especially through the hole in the original toilette is breathtaking :)
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