Gödens Castle

Sande, Germany

Gödens Castle was built in 1671 to its present form in the style of Dutch Baroque by Freiherr Haro Burchard v. Frydag. The north-east wing was built by using rests of the castle built in the Dutch Renaissance style and burned down in 1669. On the park side, the south-west wing is decorated with pavilion-like lateral projections and to the side of the court-yard, with large-scale portal projections and an arched outside staircase. The sedate stair tower survived the fire. By marriage, the „Herrlichkeit“ Gödens and hence, the most beautiful castle of Ostfriesland was passed to Freiherren von Wedel.

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Marschhausen, Sande, Germany
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Founded: 1671
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Thirty Years War & Rise of Prussia (Germany)

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Keith Hilton (3 years ago)
The Christmas market is fantastic. The staff are very helpful. Well worth a visit
Celina Pinske (3 years ago)
I've been there to watch the open air theatre of Hamlet and I. am. in. love. The garden of Schloss Gödens is so beautiful and full of life- you could hear 'em bees summing everywhere. xx Celina
Peter Bergner (4 years ago)
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