Dagstuhl Castle Ruins

Dagstuhl, Germany

Dagstuhl Castle ruins overlooks the newer Schloss Dagstuhl in the valley below, which is historic but has been converted for use as a conference centre. The castle was founded by Knight Boemund of Saarbrücken sometime before 1290, probably for Bohemond I von Warnesberg, Archbishop of Trier. The name derives from the German word for roof, 'Dach', because of the roof-like shape of the hill on which the castle stands.The castle ruins have been archaeologically explored and were improved for public access in 2004.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Ruins in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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Jennifer Blasius (2 years ago)
Burgruine im Wald gelegen, wie es früher so war, geht der Weg immer bergauf. Schöne Aussicht auf Wadern. Eintritt frei. Toll zum erkunden mit Kindern. Unterhalb liegt Schloß Dagstuhl mit Kapelle, diese mit wunderschöner historischer Ausmalung von Gräfin Oktavie de Lasalle von Luisenthal! Schloßgarten sehr schön angelegt, gehört zu den Gärten ohne Grenzen. Einfach selber erkunden. Meist ist man allein, ausser beim Mittelalter Spektakel, dies hat einen kleinen Markt, viele Mitmach Stationen für Kinder und klasse Konzerte!
Henning Schulzrinne (3 years ago)
Small castle, but helpful explanations.
Asif Gohar (3 years ago)
Nice historical place
Kevin Streit (5 years ago)
Good food, good company, excellent researchers...
Patrick Pedrioli (6 years ago)
Fabulous castle for scientific retreats. Offers one of the biggest collections of computer related books in the middle of the woods.
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