Klaffenbach Castle

Chemnitz, Germany

Klaffenbach Castle is a rare sample of moated Renaissance castle in Saxony. It was built by Wolf Hünerkopf between 1555-1560. The four-storey building is surrounded by a moat. Striking architectural elements are the curved gable, the arched roof and the square shape of the building. The ground floor offers a small chapel next to the castle information, smaller event rooms and the gallery café.

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Founded: 1555-1560
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Reformation & Wars of Religion (Germany)

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V Nithin Kashyap (2 months ago)
Very calm and peaceful place. I went for a morning walk and enjoyed the ambiance with birds chirping and sound of the water channel along with scenic beauty of nature.
Damaris Love4Nature (3 months ago)
I love castles and this is so unique. I really appreciate the mirroring on the water. You will take some unique pictures and save some awesome memories. You have water all around the castle and in front of the main entrance there is a beautiful river... Like a dream.
cemil sahin (10 months ago)
Not bad
Soaib Safi (11 months ago)
Such a quite place to enjoy your evening with your family and friends.
Carlos “The Jackal” (11 months ago)
Nice. Nice to walk around. Nice to have a beer...
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