Frauenburg Castle

Baumholder, Germany

Frauenburg castle was built before 1327 by counts of Sponheim. It was destroyed in 1673 in local feud. Today square form structure and tow round towers exist.

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Founded: 14th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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4.6/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Alyssa J. Mayo (12 months ago)
Cool castle, I wish it tied in why that was the Rapunzel tower and we were allowed to climb the stairs into the tower.
Marie (16 months ago)
Nice hike and very serene place. It's just a small burg to explore.
Merressa Schwenneker (3 years ago)
One of my favorites because it’s never too many people. Great located for pictures and picnics.
Tania Dominguez (3 years ago)
Nice little castle. Parking was easy. Hiking up to the castle was relatively easy. There is a nice brook, creek, stream (not sure what makes it qualify as any of those) and several trails around the area. Not sure if it's always closed, but when we went tower access was closed.
Firas Matli (4 years ago)
Bequtiful old ruin from the middle ages. Clean. With the bicycle you need to put a lot of effort to reach the fortress.
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