Falkenstein Castle

Falkenstein, Germany

Falkenstein castle was originally built by the Bishop Tuto of Regensburg before 1074. The medieval stone castle was built in the early 13th century. It was expanded and rebuilt several times before the castle was burned down by the Swedes in 1634 (during Thirty Years' War). The decayed Falkenstein castle was restored in the 20th century. Today the castle is a museum, festival venue and restaurant.

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Founded: c. 1074
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Salian Dynasty (Germany)

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Mariana Anghel (2 years ago)
Un castel f vechi și f frumos. Merita vizitat. O panorama f frumoasa"!
ManuRulzUp Fitness (3 years ago)
HP kjewe h hi oh l
Marko Me (3 years ago)
Eine nette und schön anzusehende Burg. Jedoch kann man außer das Restaurant, die Burg nicht besichtigen. Lediglich ein Turmaufstieg ist mittels Drehkreuz und Einwurf passender Münzen möglich.
Eddy (3 years ago)
Einfach fantastisch. Der Burgturm bietet einen schönen Überblick über die Region (vorausgesetzt, man ist schwindelfrei). Die kleine Ausstellung an Folterinstrumenten im ersten Stockwerk ist interessant und lässt erahnen, was hier früher an Strafmaßnahmen möglich war. Tipp: 50 Cent passend dabei haben. Im Burgbereich gibt es auch viel zu entdecken. Die Burgschänke lädt zum Verweilen ein und bietet regionale Spezialitäten. Lohnenswert!
Alice Vonn (4 years ago)
Great food large portions great old world atmosphere.
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