Wäscherschloss Castle

Wäschenbeuren, Germany

Wäscherschloss Castle was built in 1220-1250. It is named after the knight 'Konrad der Wascher“. The castle is enclosed on the five sides with a nearly ten-meter high wall made of stone. The half-timbered residential building dates from the period 1481-1699. The castle is open to the public.



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Founded: 1220
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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Hermann Eckert (11 months ago)
Nice lock, well preserved but locked. A great dynasty was born here.
Peter Himmel (2 years ago)
Uru DS (2 years ago)
Just a historically significant place. Not super special so going for a an hour or so is okay.
Alfredo Golletti (2 years ago)
Nice place to visit. A few kilometers from Lorch. For the price of 4 euros you can visit the small museum inside containing medieval weapons and armor, a dining room and a bedroom with a picturesque bathroom. There is also a small souvenir shop.
wladyslaw glownia (2 years ago)
Mały zamek średniowieczny z XIII wieku niestety raczej zamknięty.
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