Skarhult Castle

Eslöv, Sweden

The magnificent Skarthult Castle was built in the 1560s in the Renaissance style by Sten Skarholt Rosensparre, althoughs some parts remain from the elder fortification. An earlier building on the same place is mentioned in the 1350s when Danish judge John Nielsen owned the farm.

Later Skarhult castle was owned by famous noble families Brahe and De la Gardie. It was renewed in 1840s when owned by Jules von Schwer. The medieval Skarhult church is located to the castle park. Today Skarhult is privately owned and not open to the public.

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Founded: 1560s
Category: Castles and fortifications in Sweden
Historical period: Early Vasa Era (Sweden)

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Rafal Tomaszewski (15 months ago)
Nice
Örn Enok (15 months ago)
Really nice place to visit and the Ester Blenda exhibition was really fun and interesting.
Sebastian Svärdebrandt (15 months ago)
Well preserved. Nice place to visit.
Matías Juárez (2 years ago)
Best exhibition ever
José de la Iglesia (2 years ago)
The castle itself, nothing special. Five rooms and some history. But the Ester Blenda exhibition, superb. Really worth while.
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