Binningen Castle

Binningen, Switzerland

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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Juliana Perika (2 years ago)
Dinner on New Year's Eve was great. Several courses, a combination of new and unique tastes with simple ones, sophisticated presentation enriched with creativity, and professional service from the staff. Fantastic way to start 2021 with the family. Our rooms in the hotel were spacious, clean and quite. Definitely to recommend this place.
Pierre Mille (3 years ago)
Nice restaurant terrace under big parasol... Standard Swiss (in German) menu though but good service (in English) and attention to our dog. Can only recommend it...
ico303 (4 years ago)
I was there for an event. Location super nice. Carpark to be payed extra. Food was very good. Infrastructure (beamer etc.) too old. Staff is friendly and motivated.
aarati balaji (4 years ago)
Good food! Good wine!
Renata Godoy (4 years ago)
So beautiful!
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