Schloss Binningen was built in the 1290s, originally as a moated castle. Two earthquakes destroyed the foundation walls, and the castle was almost burned to the ground. The castle was rebuilt as of 1414 but destroyed again in the wake of the Battle of St. Jakob in 1444. Over time, the castle has had several owners. A chronological list of the owners, along with their coats of arms, is displayed in the castle's gallery. The castle has belonged to the municipality of Binningen since 1960. Schloss Binningen is now home to a hotel and a well-known restaurant.

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Founded: 1290s
Category: Castles and fortifications in Switzerland

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Renata Godoy (17 months ago)
So beautiful!
Irene C.C. Kaufmann (2 years ago)
Went to there for the annual Kitchenparty....great ambience, delicious quaint food from top chefs around Switzerland, wines were good and the DJ was the best!! It is a charming castle with many different halls....did not stay at the hotel. Very well located next to the tram station and one could reach the city in 5 minutes.
Roland Bellwald (2 years ago)
Great service, fantastic food, good menu options!
Kevin Lancashire (3 years ago)
We enjoyed a delicious dinner and the atmosphere. The setting is rather unique.
Krzysztof T. K (3 years ago)
Nice all castle. Today a wedding registration office and probably a restaurant.
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