Odenhausen Castle

Wachtberg, Germany

Odenhausen Castle was first built in the 11th century on the hill. In the Middle Ages, the fortification was expanded into a moated water castle. The castle was first mentioned in 1316. In 1560 Ludwig von Blankart converted it into a Renaissance residence.

A bridge leads across the outer moat through a Baroque gate into the farmhouse and an another bridge leads over the moat to the two-winged mansion. The portal is decorated by a coat of arms.

Since 2005, the castle is owned by the Vieten couple.

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Founded: 11th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Salian Dynasty (Germany)

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Wanders Mann (2 years ago)
Tolles Fotomotiv.
Norman Müller (3 years ago)
Die Burg ist zwar sehr schön, aber in Privatbesitz. Man kann nicht einfach so auf den Hof, oder die Burg besichtigen. Auch um die Burg herum laufen geht nicht, da kein Weg vorhanden. Daher finde ich die Beschreibung "Sehenswürdigkeit" als absolut fehl am Platz.
Matthias Quecke (3 years ago)
Eine wunderschöne, wunderschöne Burg. Ein wenig versteckt aber dennoch relativ leicht zu finden.
w. wozniak (3 years ago)
Im Rahmen einer Führung kennen gelernt. Die Familie hat uns geführt. Sehr nette Menschen die Familie Vieten. Danke
Johannes Soares Lago Goertz (3 years ago)
Eine exzellente, tolle Wasserburg, deren Außenanlage wir uns angeschaut haben. Das ist etwas für einen ruhigen, kleinen Ausflug. Parkplatz muss man schauen, und wenn der Imbiss geschlossen ist, weiß ich auch nicht, wo eine Toilette ist. Das muss man berücksichtigen, wenn man dort hinfährt. Aber ist lohnenswert.
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