Rumlaborg Castle Ruins

Huskvarna, Sweden

Rumlaborg castle was built around 1360 - the first written record dates from 1366. In 1434 it was burned down during the so-called Engelbrekt rebellion and rebuilt again in 1448 by Karl Knutsson Bonde. In the 17th century the castle lost its defensive purpose and in 1850s the site was moved as a park with pavillion.

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Founded: c. 1360
Category: Ruins in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Leif Berglund (3 years ago)
It's always as nice to get there
Evalena Samuelson (3 years ago)
Nice to walk around, a little shame that the Lusthuset looks very much included. But good with the benches around, where you can sit o look o philosophize ......
Roger Olsson (3 years ago)
Historic medieval site that neither municipality nor any other state actor devoted any commitment to. Not even an information board.
Peter Wahlqvist (3 years ago)
Huskvarna's landmark .... ;-)
Anders Kraft (3 years ago)
Historic site well worth a visit. The castle built in the 14th century for strategic function. More fact signs should, however, be set up in the park and hiking area. Among other things, the understanding had increased if its former appearance was illustrated on overview signs.
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