Krickenbeck Castle

Nettetal, Germany

Krickenbeck moated castle is one of the oldest on the lower Rhine. Its history dates back to the year 1104, when the castle was first mentioned. It is unclear why the old castle, which was certainly inhabited by Count Reginar, was abandoned or destroyed. In the mid-13th century the castle was moved to the current location. At the end of the 14th century the new castle belonged to the Counts of Kleve.

Johann Friedrich II of Schesaberg converted the castle into a Baroque mansion between 1708-1721. On September 7, 1902, a fire destroyed the entire mansion. From 1903 to 1904, a three-winged castle was built in the Neo-Renaissance style. Today Krickenbeck is a conference center.

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Founded: 1903
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: German Empire (Germany)

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Amr Ahmed (21 months ago)
Historical estate. Castle grounds have plenty of activities, rooms are clean and amenities are superbly kept. The perfect place for a company retreat. Creativity will be inspired. ??????.
Per-Ake Lindstrom (2 years ago)
Fantastic place for a Company event!
René Mauren (2 years ago)
Beautiful and stunning location combined with a superb hospitality concept. Absolute recommendation for company offsites or seminars.
Marco Coppi (2 years ago)
Simply fabulous. The perfect location to organize events, seminars, meeting and having fun.
Alessandro Mautone (2 years ago)
Very beautiful place in the middle of nowhere ? (which is a good thing). Surrounded by beautiful nature, rooms are pretty good and spacious and the food is really nice. Nearby there is a lake where you can do different sports activities ??️
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