Schauensee Castle

Kriens, Switzerland

Schauensee Castle was first mentioned in the 13th century in connection with the Knight Rudolf von Schauensee (1257-1317) and was probably built in the 13th century. By the beginning of the 14th century it was already in ruins. At the end of the 16th century, Johannes von Mettenwyl acquired the complex and rebuilt it, retaining only the tower from the original castle. In 1750 it was rebuilt to its current appearance under the 'Meyer von Schauensee' family.

The municipality of Kriens was able to acquire the 'Schlössli' in 1963. Today, the castle is used for cultural events and as a reception hall.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Switzerland

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Nico G. (2 years ago)
Wunderschöner kleiner Schlossgarten. Schloss war leider nicht zugänglich. Tolle Aussicht über denn See
Prashant Tyagi (2 years ago)
Nice place
Oli S. Meier (3 years ago)
Great ....
Bagawathram Maheswaran (5 years ago)
Nice view to the pilatus.
Pat Gx (6 years ago)
Unique and beautiful !
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