Bad Rappenau Wasserschloss

Bad Rappenau, Germany

The Wasserschloss (water castle) in Bad Rappenau is a moated castle from the early 17th century. The castle was built in 1601 by the Lords of Gemmingen on the site of an older manor. Today it is used for cultural events.



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Founded: 1601
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Reformation & Wars of Religion (Germany)


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Regina Dermine (18 months ago)
Sehr schöner Ort
Matthias Krewing (18 months ago)
Sehr schöne Location für privat organisierte Feierlichkeiten. Schicke Räume. Wir waren hier zu einer Hochzeit eingeladen
Achim Seiwald (2 years ago)
Sehr schön und stilvoll! Geeignet für Hochzeiten und andere private oder öffentliche Feierlichkeiten!
Uwe Ströbel (2 years ago)
Weihnachtlicher Künstlermarkt direkt am und im Wasserschloss. Klein und fein
unu doi (3 years ago)
One place romantically werymuch. Lucky people's what living in this beautiful town.
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