Château de Buchenek

Soultz-Haut-Rhin, France

Château de Buchenek is a castle in the commune of Soultz-Haut-Rhin. Dating from the second half of the 13th century, it was altered, possibly in the 14th century, and in the 16th century.

The castle was first recorded in 1251. The logis, of a rectangular plan, possibly still dates from this period at the lower level; it was altered in the 14th century (there is evidence of building work) as well as in the second half of the 16th century (staircase tower). Restored after the Thirty Years' War, the castle was sold as national property. In the 19th century it was used as a factory. Bought by the town in 1976, the castle has had a significant restoration and, since 1990, has housed the municipal museum.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in France
Historical period: Late Capetians (France)

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Nicolas Lanfray (8 months ago)
Nice little park around the castle museum
Sophie Sophie (2 years ago)
I was very disappointed to learn that I would not be able to take photos when visiting the castle, so I left again.... I visit a lot of castles and I like to share my photos on fb, it's a shame, advertising never hurts, quite the contrary ....
John Maletka (4 years ago)
A fortified town castle. Not a ruin. Today serves as a museum. Interesting building on the edge of the small town of Soultz. Quite an interesting place to walk around with plenty of architectural curiosities. A town that has seen better days.
Yasmine Demir (5 years ago)
cool
De No (5 years ago)
Cool
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