Münchhausen Castle

Wachtberg, Germany

Münchhausen Castle was mentioned already in 893 AD when it was owned by the Abbey of Prüm in Lorraine. Later the castle was used as a customs office. The 12th and 13th century walls, tower and some buildings have survived. Today the castle is a horse farm with restaurant.



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Founded: 9th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: East Francia (Germany)


4.2/5 (based on Google user reviews)

User Reviews

Claudia Bahr (4 years ago)
Very good service, very good and delicious food
Thomas Klassmann (4 years ago)
Very nice, food was excellent. Service very friendly and attentive. We recommend.
Anne van Berkum (5 years ago)
Nice place to eat, with beautiful views of the horses and the “burg”. The food was good, it comes with salad, and the service was very quick. They have extra choices every week. There are parking spots you can use. The toilets are clean. This place is not wheelchair accessible though!
Luuk van den Beemt (5 years ago)
Food was delicious for a reasonable price, ketchup and mayo did cost extra however.
Ricarda Re. (5 years ago)
Super Essen und sehr freundliche Bedienung. Immer wieder gerne. Und auch sehr kinderfreundlich
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