Rosenburg Castle

Riedenburg, Germany

Rosenburg Castle was built in the 12th century by the Counts of Riedenburg. It has been rebuilt and extended many times, right up to the present day.

In the Peasants' War , the castle was conquered in April 1525 by rebels and largely destroyed. A reconstruction took place between 1556 and 1560. In the Thirty Years' War the castle 1632-1634 was sacked several times. During the War of Spanish Succession Rosenburg was conquered by the Austrians.

The well maintained property now serves as a castle museum.



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Founded: 12th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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Hanna (4 years ago)
Ankit Ramani (4 years ago)
Good place for kids and bird show was amazing. Little bit sad by seeing all birds in cages. But castle and place location was amazing. Entry free is about 8 euros and please check show time before going there. There are two show happen in a day, one at 11 and other at 3.30.
Andreea Cen (5 years ago)
Entry costs 8 euros and it was worth it. The presentation of the big birds is impressing and takes about 40 minutes. Beside the birds show, also the museum in the castle has a lot to offer. There is also a Biergarten where a Bier can be drunk and some food eaten.
Lawrence Adams (5 years ago)
Great experience seeing the birds up close and watching them perform.
Maarten Van Ooijen (5 years ago)
Real good maintained. Superb birds. Stunning view. Worth the trip.
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