Hohenbaden Castle Ruins

Baden-Baden, Germany

Hohenbaden Castle, built in 1102, and known locally as the Altes Schloss (Old Castle) was home from the 11th-15th century to the margraves of Baden. During its heyday in the 15th century, the castle had 100 rooms. In 1479 margraves moved their seat to Baden and the old castle started to decay. In 1599 it was destroyed by fire.

From the tower you have a good view over Baden-Baden and distant view of the Rhine valley. The courtyard of the ruins is also worth of seeing.

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Founded: 1102
Category: Ruins in Germany
Historical period: Salian Dynasty (Germany)

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MIchal Melachovitz (6 months ago)
A very impressive old castle. There are a few trails behind it that lead to peaks with marvelous view of the city and the black forest
Krzysztof Robak (6 months ago)
Lovely medieval castle ruins with a charming restaurant.
Partha Sarathi Mukherjee (6 months ago)
More than the castle itself it was the hike to the top that was nice.
Marcus McDowell (6 months ago)
Great romantic secluded location, perfect for watching the sunset!
Lauren Spaziano (7 months ago)
Enjoyable, neat castle plus a decent hike if you want to go into the forest area. Was fine with baby in a carrier, nice views
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