Manningaburg Castle

Pewsum, Germany

The Manningaburg castle in Pewsum dates back to the year 1458 and was originally - as the name suggests - the headquarters of the chief family Manninga. However, in 1565 the castle was sold from Chief Haiko Manninga to Count Edzard II Cirksenas. Unlike most castles in Ostfriesland, Manningaburg is open to the public and houses a museum dedicated to the chief and castle history. In the ceremonial hall of the castle, you can get married in a civil ceremony.



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Drostenplatz 5, Pewsum, Germany
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Founded: 1458
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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Döbi (5 months ago)
Sehr interessant. In der Burg gibt es einen Stammbaum der die Verflechtungen der europäischen Königshäuser zeigt. Fazit: Alles Ostfriesen
Gerhard Fokken (6 months ago)
Sehr schöne Burg, gut geeignet für tolle Fotos. Ein Muss für alle Touries.
Karl-Heinz Ludwig (7 months ago)
Andreas Kollmann (7 months ago)
Haben hier geheiratet. Voll geil!!! Pastorin absolut kompetent. Von aussen hui von innen
Enno Siemsen (2 years ago)
A cute place, but awful staff. I strolled in with my family on a Friday afternoon. The door was open, so I looked inside - even donated 3 euros to the donation box sitting on the counter. All of a sudden, a museum staff member rushed to me, shouting at me that I was not allowed in. He accused me of being illiterate, since I had missed reading about the opening hours (posted somewhere in the courtyard in 10 pt font). I had to wait for my children that were using the restroom - and his shouting grew more unpleasant. A simple, polite 'please leave' would have done. Awful experience, don't go there unless you want to ruin your afternoon.
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