Bischofstein Castle

Sissach, Switzerland

Lords of Eptingen built the Bischofstein castle around 1250. It seemed to be damaged in 1356 in the earthquake of Basel. Today the tower, curtain wall, Palas and gatehouses are still quite clearly visible.

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Isleten, Sissach, Switzerland
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Founded: c. 1250
Category: Castles and fortifications in Switzerland

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en.wikipedia.org

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David Käser (13 months ago)
beautiful ruin where you can even climb the tower, at your own risk
Philipp Elkin (16 months ago)
Great view and well kept place.
Doris Kleebauer (2 years ago)
Made very casual for children too
Uwe Häntsch (3 years ago)
Small ruin with a good view but you have to work through a climb on a steep and narrow ladder.
Christine Koblizek (3 years ago)
Schönes Ausflugsziel. Ab Sissacher Fluh auch mit 4-jährigen gut zu laufen.
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