Boosenburg Castle Ruins

Rüdesheim am Rhein, Germany

The Boosenburg Castle consists of high keep (donjon) and 9m wide moat. It was probably built in the 12th century. In 1838 all buildings around the keep were torn down and the new Neo-Gothic manor was built in 1872.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Miscellaneous historic sites in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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Sudhir Kumar Bera (3 years ago)
Just a view from the cruise..
uncle em (4 years ago)
An interesting old castle, hosting a wine museum
Divyanshi Pandey (5 years ago)
I did not go to see the museum however during summer it is one of the best places to bask in the sun with a nice wine with your friends or family. The view over Rhine, Mountains and castles fill your need for hanging out in a good chill location and the people around are extremely nice and welcoming. If you are lucky you would get the smell of German barbecue and who knows maybe you get invited for a wurst or two. The sun keeps Germans in great mood ;)
Joshua Locke (6 years ago)
My wife and I went hoping to see the museum and the interior of the castle; We were only able to walk around the outside as the museum was closed mid-day on a Friday. Maybe the proprietor had gone to lunch or something. Regardless, the grounds were pleasant, it was quiet and there were some old wine making apparatuses and the castle exterior to take pictures of. Spent about 10 minutes there; Wasn't really worth the walk, wish it had been open.
Jessica T (7 years ago)
The wine museum is housed in an old castle. The self guided tour with audio set is good and available in many languages. The building is very cool. Most of the museum is easy to walk through with stairs, but near the end you can go up to the roof of the castle if you take a long, narrow staircase with low clearance. If you can make it, the view is worth it.
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