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Castles in Giessen

Hesse, Germany

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The 10 Most Beautiful castles in Giessen

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Castle · Lahntal
Buseck Castle and Castle Gardens
Buseck Castle, a former moated castle, was first mentioned in 1458. Around 1869 the modernization building in the neo-Gothic style, which characterizes the building to this day. Today the castle houses the municipal administration and the registry office. The park belonging to the castle is freely accessible to the public.
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Castle · Lahntal
Staufenberg Castle and Ruin
Staufenberg Castle consists of two castle buildings. The older upper castle, which only exists as a ruin, and the lower castle, which was probably built in 1517 and is now used as a hotel and restaurant.
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Castle · Lahntal
Burg Gleiberg
A history of more than 1000 years is connected with Gleiberg Castle. Probably around the year 1000, Count Friedrich I. of the House of Luxembourg built the first fortifications on the 308 m high basalt cone. In 1333 the castle passed to the Counts of Nassau, who extended the fortification by adding a lower castle in the second half of the 16th century. Of the upper castle, the accessible main tower (keep), remains of the palace walls and parts of the outer fortifications have been preserved, and various buildings of the lower castle. A rich collection on the history of the castle is kept in the castle tavern in the inner courtyard of the upper castle. Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)
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Castle · Lahntal
Badenburg
Die Badenburg ist eine ehemalige, im Dreißigjährigen Krieg teilweise zerstörte Uferburg aus dem 14.Jahrhundert, direkt an der Lahn gelegen. Seit 250 Jahren wird sie als Gaststätte genutzt.
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Castle · Lahntal
Nordeck Castle
Nordeck Castle is located in the Allendorf district of Nordeck and its location still characterizes the image of the little village on the Lumda River. The beginnings of the well-preserved castle of the Lords of Nordeck are dated to the 12th century. On three sides of the small castle courtyard there are buildings from the 14th to 17th centuries, which are still in use today.
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Castle · Lahntal
Fortress Milching and Fortress By The Water
In the charming old village center of Treis with winding alleys, beautiful half-timbered houses and small bridges leading over the Lumda, two castles lined the little river. On the south bank the "Burg Milchling" and the "Burg am Wasser" on the north bank, of which only remains of the wall and the prison tower are preserved today. Both buildings are now privately owned.
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Castle · Lahntal
Friedelhausen Castle
Built in 1852 in the English style, the castle is hidden in the forest near Lollar.
Castle · Lahntal
Schloß Laubach
Castle · Lahntal
Altstadt und Schloß
Castle · Lahntal
Schloß Laubach
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