Dalaborg Castle Ruins

Dalaborg, Sweden

The Dalaborg Castle was built in 1304 by dukes Erik and Valdemar (the sons of Magnus Ladulås) during the war against the king Birger. The castle was destroyed in 1434 in the so-called Engelbrekt uprising. The Queen Margareta, regent of Norway and Denmark, was named also as a regent of Sweden in Dalaborg in 1388.

Today the moat, ramparts, a terrace and the cellar of a blockhouse remain of castle. A model of Dalaborg before it was destroyed can be seen at Mellerud Museum.



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Slottet 3, Dalaborg, Sweden
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Founded: 1304
Category: Ruins in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)


4.2/5 (based on Google user reviews)

User Reviews

G B (2 months ago)
Reqlly nice place for a picknick (and a swim afterwards), nice walk to the viewpoint, very easy walked up with young kids.
Patrik Runesson (2 months ago)
Not much to see but nice view of Lake Vänern and nice barbecue area.
Linnéa Bredwad (3 months ago)
Hard to rate. Not much left of the castle, but very nice place and beautiful views. Difficult to get there.
Niko Pohjasto (3 years ago)
Very peaceful,by an massive lake.Possibility to park with a smaller car/camper.Outside toilets even
Niko Pohjasto (3 years ago)
Very peaceful,by an massive lake.Possibility to park with a smaller car/camper.Outside toilets even
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