Kemnat Castle was built in 1185 and partially demolished in the 19th century. Today the 'Römerturm' exists and offers beautiful views over the area.


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Founded: 1185
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)


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Hans-Werner Ruch (13 months ago)
The promised view is rather restricted by tall trees. All in all disappointing, because where you expect a castle (ruin) there is actually only the former donjon (incorrectly called "Römerturm"). Unfortunately, the castle was demolished at the beginning of the 19th century.
Tamimo France (14 months ago)
Idyllic place. Nicely situated and the Roman tower is accessible - beautiful views and a walk possible
Petra Limmer (15 months ago)
Lookout tower in the former castle grounds. Solid wooden staircase inside. With a clear view, a beautiful view of the mountain range. Spacious free parking lot within walking distance, 5 minutes away. When we visited on a Sunday noon, we were the only visitors, tower was open, no entry.
Stefan Reitz (2 years ago)
Nice and quaint. Too bad it got used as a quarry for a while. Visits don't take long, there is not a whole lot to see, but atmosphere and view of the Alps in the distance still make the visit worth while. I wish I could have stayed a while at the beer garden.
oneroby1993 (3 years ago)
The view is apsolutely beautiful.
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