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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Wilfried Silberberg (15 months ago)
Thomas Gaerber (18 months ago)
Liegt nett nur die Öffnungszeiten sind besucherunfreundlich. Gemäß Aushang lediglich Samstag und Sonntag 15.00h bis 17.00h, aber nur von Juli bis Oktober. In Google angegebene Zeiten sind genauso falsch wie die hinterlegte Telefonnummer. Am besten fährt man vorher hin und schaut nach den Öffnungszeiten. Die Kirche sollte im April geöffnet sein, war sie aber nicht.
Jan (2 years ago)
The castle looks very nice, but the island cannot be entered, so that you can only see it over the moat. The "park" is a joke. A small piece of forest with trails. To want 2 € for this (albeit voluntarily) borders on ridiculousness. Really nothing to see. The café is definitely worth it.
Hi (2 years ago)
Small castle ... outside very nice, the inner courtyard needs a different coat of paint. Yellow really doesn't fit
Reza Alishiri (3 years ago)
It is a lush green place to relax and enjoy.
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