Leonberg Castle

Leonberg, Germany

Schloss Leonberg was founded in 1248 by count Ulrich I of Württemberg. The original castle was modified between 1560 and 1565 by the master builder Aberlin Tretsch by order of the duke Christoph. The widow of Frederick I of Württemberg, Duchess Sibylla (1564-1614), used the castle from 1609 as a widow's residence. Later, the castle was still repeatedly used as a residence. The castle today is a tax office.



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Founded: 1248
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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M W (5 months ago)
Not public, lock includes authority View of the bitter orange garden
Евгений Якименко (18 months ago)
A very beautiful place. I am delighted
Mar Ia (3 years ago)
Very nice for a little walk
Bernd Winterfeld (4 years ago)
The castle is great, especially the most beautiful Po Leonbergs for the higher employee Leonbergs model should have been.
Explorer 195 (4 years ago)
The castle is one of the landmarks of the city. It lies on the edge of the old town and invites you with its adjoining Pomeranzengarten to stroll and linger. Unfortunately, you can not visit the castle itself, since today the district court and the tax office of Leonberg are located there. So if you once explored the beautiful old town of Leonberg, should definitely stop by the castle!
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