The beautiful water castle of Gemen near Borken was founded probably in the 9th or 10th century. The first document dates from 1274. The current appearance is a result of five essential reconstruction phases. Since 1946, the castle has been used as a youth camp under the guidance of the diocese of Münster.

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HANNELORE GENSEMEYER (KREMER) said 3 years ago
I SPEND A FEW NIGHTS ABOUT 60 YEARS AGO, UNFORGETTABE.


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Freiheit 24, Borken, Germany
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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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www.borken.de

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Maren Northoff (22 days ago)
Sehr schöne und gepflegte Burg. Das Essen ist einfach, aber lecker, vergleichbar mit einer Jugendherberge. Genügend Auswahl ist definitiv vorhanden. Schöner Speisesaal im Gewölbekeller,moderne Zimmer. Einziger Kritikpunkt, nur 2 Hochstühle sind für ein Haus wo Familien unterkommen schon sehr wenig.
Sir Skyris (5 months ago)
Moated castle with an offer for young people. Not far from the center of Borken, this moated castle is good for a short trip. There is no castle garden, but there is a small lake. Well suited for a short walk. Stay curious.
Edwin Van Keulen (5 months ago)
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Georg Sporkmann (3 years ago)
Die Burg Gemen in Borken ist sicherlich eine der außergewöhnlichsten Burgen im Münsterland. Strahlend hell glänzt das Gemäuer in der Sonne. Die mehr als 900 Jahre alte Burg Gemen wird von einer mächtigen Gräfte umgeben, deren Umrundung wunderbare verschiedene Perspektiven auf das Bauwerk eröffnet.
Lara.47 (3 years ago)
ich war dort mit meiner Konfi gruppe und hatte 2 wunderschöne Tage die Zimmer sind sehr schön die Betten sehr gemütlich
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