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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Mohamed Omar (13 months ago)
Lovely peaceful place
Can Sunata (13 months ago)
No tv in the rooms. The food is good. It’s in the middle of nowhere so a bit boring.
Pablo Corradi (14 months ago)
Very nice place. I will try it in summer also
Matthias Schmelzer (16 months ago)
Very, very convenient place for business meetings. Food is insanely good, amenities are as well. And for what u get, prices are very reasonable!
Kedarnath Iyer (2 years ago)
A lovely place for an off-site meeting or training, lovely staff and great food
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