Dauchstein Castle Ruins

Binau, Germany

Dauchstein castle was built in 1030 as a toll station for the Hohenstaufen family. As the castle was no longer used after the construction of the new residential castle, it was left to decay. Today the tower exists, other buildings are in ruins.



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B37, Binau, Germany
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Founded: 1030
Category: Ruins in Germany
Historical period: Salian Dynasty (Germany)


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Vera FLIEGL (6 months ago)
This castle is not signposted anywhere in Binau. There is only one tower left there, which cannot be visited due to Corona. As a Sunday walk, if you live in the immediate vicinity, you can take the ruins of the castle (the tower) as your destination. Otherwise, every kilometer driven by car is wasted money.
Lost Legacy (8 months ago)
We were there at the weekend. After a hike around Binau. ????‍♀️⛰️ The access is a bit steep, it's pretty much downhill. You should have good shoes. ? And the term castle well... There's actually only one tower left of it. You can only guess how big the castle ? really was. I would have wished that there was something historical about it on the information boards. The view of the Neckar and the surrounding area is beautiful. Maybe I expected a little more... In connection with a short hike you can stop by but you don't necessarily have to have seen it.
Harry Sauer (8 months ago)
Beautiful ruin, great view
Alexander Papst (14 months ago)
Knusperbürglein. The castle with the smallest footprint that I know of, located on the steep banks of the Neckar. Most of the original building fabric has been removed but is really worth seeing because of the rare size and hillside location.
stephanie Moe (15 months ago)
It appears someone is living in a tent on the property. Really takes away from the experience
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