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)

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User Reviews

Niko Pohjasto (3 years ago)
Very peaceful,by an massive lake.Possibility to park with a smaller car/camper.Outside toilets even
Lena Karlsson (3 years ago)
Fin plats stöd där över natt med husbilen.
Thomas Lemberg (3 years ago)
Hat uns sehr gut gefallen. WC vorhanden. Wasseranschluss keiner.
Martin Lundström (3 years ago)
Fornminne Dalslands ända medeltida borg.
Robin Holmes (3 years ago)
A beautiful place with a castle ruin from the 14th century. We stopped here with a camper and there was a group of Germans staying there and the atmosphere was brilliant. We had all of our meals by the water and it made everything taste so much better!
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