Wolkenstein Castle

Wolkenstein, Germany

The Wolkenstein Castle developed historically by joining various older structures together. The tower with living quarters is the oldest part of the castle dating back to the 14th century, which was preceded by fortifications of unknown appearance. The kitchen building was expanded in the 16th century by the current dominating building parts: the South and North wings with gate house. Although much hints to the once necessary fortifications, the building ensemble is now considered a residence.

The museum at Wolkenstein Castle will give the interested visitor further glimpses into the history of the building and the city.



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Founded: 14th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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Goetz Hoffbauer (15 months ago)
Besichtigung lohnt, auch wenn z. Z. noch renoviert wird. Interessant ist auch die am Schloss täglich angebotene Greifvögel Vorstellung. Vorteil zusätzlich, Parkplätze sind kostenfrei vorhanden.
Ralf Förster (16 months ago)
Waren hier zum ersten Mal, hatten ein Ritteressen gebucht. Das war sehr lecker. Man sollte allerdings etwas Zeit mitbringen. Bedienung sehr freundlich und zuverlässig, wir kommen gerne wieder.
Gunnar Lorenz (18 months ago)
Sehr schön gelegen in mitten einer ansprechenden Landschaft lohnt sich ein Ausflug doch sehr. Wer es dann noch etwas sportlicher mag, der kann sich am Klettersteig oder direkt am Felsen unterhalb der Schlossanlage austoben.
Lenka Houtke (2 years ago)
Nice trip and nice place.
Al Franz (3 years ago)
My Family home town before they came to the United States back in 1890. Grandpa was Bruno G.P. Franz
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