Schillingsfürst Castle

Schillingsfürst, Germany

The Baroque castle of Schillingsfürst was first mentioned in the year 1000. It was owned by Hohenlohe family since 1300s. However, the castle was destroyed by Ludwig of Bayern in 1316. The next castle was destroyed in 1525 and third one again in 1632 in Thirty Years' War. The current castle was built by Prince Karl Albrecht Schillingsfürst in 1753-1793. Today there is a museum.

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Founded: 1753-1793
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Emerging States (Germany)

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Steinbrenner GmbH (13 months ago)
Kann man gerne besuchen. Atemberaubender Ausblick
Elli Schache (13 months ago)
Super Führung durch das Schloss, informativ und spannend. Frau Ade ist wirklich mit Herz und Seele dabei und kennt sich super aus. Sogar unsere Fragen über die Habsburger konnte sie ausnahmslos beantworten. Vielen Dank
Claus Taubitz (2 years ago)
Auf jeden Fall einen Besuch wert. Erst recht zu Weihnachten. Ein wunderschöner Weihnachtsmarkt in Franken.
Lisa Schlichter (2 years ago)
Tour guide was great but i didnt care so much for the museum itself. Ii liked the stories and the architecture. The best part was the fabulous bird show!
Lancelot Lancelot (3 years ago)
Beautiful birds of prey and a 500 year tradition.
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