Weißenstein Castle

Lauterstein, Germany

Weißenstein castle was probablhy built in 1210 and it was first time mentioned in a document in 1241. It was moved into a possession of Rechberg Counts in 1384. The castle chapel altarpiece dates from 1471. The castle has been restored twice, in 1700 to the Baroque and in 1877 to neo-Gothic style.



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Founded: 1210
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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Heike P (8 months ago)
Super nice location, very well preserved and worth a visit? Will come back when it's open ? Looks exciting ‼️
Helmer Frommholz (10 months ago)
Old castle with an interesting historical background. Over the centuries it has been rebuilt and renovated several times. Be sure to register for the guided tours in advance. The tours are very interesting and challenging. The lord and lady of the castle are friendly, committed professionals who are good at imparting their knowledge to the audience in words and pictures. Highly recommended!
Helmut (17 months ago)
Looks just as romantic in winter as it does in summer. Was unfortunately not in the castle but in the church below. Both are worth a visit. Will go by more often because the heroes' tour of the lion paths go right past it.
Andy L (17 months ago)
Very nice and she said YES ????
wladyslaw glownia (2 years ago)
Interesting place, nicely situated castle dating back to the Middle Ages.
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