Dagestein Castle

Vilseck, Germany

Dagestein castle was built in the 12th century, although the written documentation is unclear. Vilseck village was first time mentioned in 1185. The oldest part is the Romanesque keep. The castle was looted and burned down during the feud in 1512 and later rebuilt. The extensive reconstruction took place in the 1730s. Today Dagenstein castle is owned by the city.

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

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www.dagestein.de

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User Reviews

Sarah E-C (3 years ago)
Beautiful
Hollywood Cole (3 years ago)
Great place to have a party!
Ginger Yaudas (3 years ago)
I love walking around this quaint burg and I am eagerly awaiting their indoor tours to be available.
Amber Carpenter (4 years ago)
Beautiful little castle nestled in the town of Vilseck. For a small fee, you can climb the tower and get a good view of the surrounding area. Beautiful pathways surround the castle for a serene stroll along the Vils. Festivals and markets are held here periodically with delectable treats and beverages, usually with activities for children and many local vendors and Craftsmen too.
Hugo Guzman (4 years ago)
Nice place when they have events. Little markets and shops to buy little trinkets from outside or inside the castle.
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