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Crottorf moated castle

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The Crottorf moated castle in the municipality of Friesenhagen in Druiden.Hexen.SiegerLand is worth a visit this weekend. It is a former farm that was converted into a moated castle in 1542.

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The Crottorf moated castle in Druiden.Hexen.SiegerLand is surrounded by four striking towers with a cosy and equally romantic park with century-old trees. A Crottorf farm was first mentioned in 1326. This was converted into a moated castle by Johann von Selbach in 1542. In 1661, the artist Domenico Rosso described the moated castle as "a piece of paradise that fell from heaven".

Today the castle is the residence of Hermann Count Hatzfeldt-Wildenburg-Dönhoff.

A tour of the exterior is possible on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.

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Open Apr 16, 2022 through Oct 31, 2022 from Sat and Sun 12:00–17:00 .


50.905709, 7.788309
50°54'20.6"N 7°47'17.9"E
32U 414805 5640038
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Crottorf moated castle

Krottorf 3
51598 Friesenhagen (VG Kirchen)
Phone (0049) 2742 931914 Fax (0049) 2742 931951

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