Seeburg Castle

Kreuzlingen, Switzerland

The site of current Seeburg castle was mentioned first time in 740 AD. The construction of current castle was started in the 11th century (around 1036). It was largely extended by Wichmann von Seeburg, later Archbishop of Magdeburg (1115-1192). The next renovations took place in the 14th and 15th centuries, when the castle was flanked by towers and a gatehouse under the rule of Counts of Mansfeld.

Later Seeburg was left to decay until the Counts of Ingenheim sold it in 1880 to the Wendenburg family. In 1923, Erich Wendenburg commissioned the architect Paul Schultze-Naumburg to completely restore the building in neo-Gothic style.


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Founded: 11th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Switzerland

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Morgan Johnston (11 months ago)
Both the food and the service are excellent. The only thing i think could be improved is the decorations. The dining room was plain, missing things like paintings or sculptures or other decoration one might expect in a castle. Apart from that, everything else very good.
Marion von Burg Messmer (15 months ago)
Excellent food, fresh salads, delicious fish, excellent tartare. Friendly staff and nice ambiance. Great view over the lake constance from the terrace. The castle has a beautiful park. I really recommend this historical place.
Damaris Kazor (2 years ago)
Fantastic location with fantastic terrace with views over the lake. Small menu with local ingredients, fabulously prepared dishes. Leave room for dessert!!
Klaus Salmhofer (2 years ago)
Smaller than expected. Dinner was nice. The location is great, just the restaurant itself was way more tiny than expected.
Liz Theiler (3 years ago)
The food was well presented and delicious. The ambiance perfect on the terrace but the waiter bordered on rude. Refused to acknowledge he had served me black tea when I requested fruit tea. He just ignored my request. Only when I went to the chief of service was this corrected. Surprisingly poor service in such a fine restaurant. Not what we expected
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