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The 10 Most Beautiful castles in Hesse

Castle · Lahntal
Wilhelm Tower Dillenburg
Orange-Nassau Museum and landmark of the city
Eingang zum Schloss Buseck
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.
Schloss Johannisberg
Castle · Geisenheim
Schloss Johannisberg
Johannisberg Castle, built in 1716, is considered the first Riesling vinery in the world.
Oberburg mit Burgruine Staufenberg
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.
Landgrafenschloss aus der Vogelperspektive
Castle · Lahntal
Landgrafenschloss Marburg
Hoch über den verwinkelten Gassen erbaut, thront das Marburger Landgrafenschloss.
Landgrafenschloss Biedenkopf
Castle · Lahntal
Landgrafenschloss Biedenkopf mit Hinterlandmusuem
Mit seinem markanten Bergfried ist das Schloss ein weithin sichtbares Wahrzeichen der Stadt.  
Schloss 1
Castle · Westerwald
Renaissance castle (outside)
The eye-catcher and landmark of the town is the magnificent Renaissance castle with its Protestant castle church, which Prince Johann Ludwig had built instead of the former moated castle.
Schloss Weilburg
Castle · Lahntal
Schloss und Schlossgarten Weilburg
High above Weilburg, at the top of the spur around which the Lahn flows, the Weilburg castle and adjacent castle garden are enthroned. You can enjoy the best view over Weilburg from the grounds, which were specially prepared for the castle. First settled around the year 900 AD, Count Philipp III and his son Albrecht von Nassau-Weilburg built a four-winged palace on this site between 1533 and 1572. It still dominates Weilburg's cityscape today and served as the residence of the Counts of Nassau-Weilburg for over 200 years. Count Johann Ernst (1675 - 1719) and his master builder Julius Ludwig Rothweil converted and extended the complex in the baroque era so that the castle, outbuildings and the castle and town church still look "from one piece" today. Restored and maintained with great commitment, the palace offers interested visitors a tour through various epochs of noble living, courtly life and interesting details about the history of the House of Weilburg-Nassau. Did you know, for example, that the last duke residing here, Adolph zu Nassau-Weilburg, became Grand Duke of Luxembourg in 1890? Our expert museum guides will be happy to tell you more about this on a guided tour. Translated with
Castle · Lahntal
Bell World Greifenstein Castle
The castle of participation that sounds: In the mighty Greifenstein Castle high above Herborn you can make over 100 bells sound!Translated with
Schloss Braunfels
Castle · Lahntal
Schloss Braunfels
It looks like coming directly out of a fairy tale, but it's true: On the top of a basalt rock, Castle Braunfels with its magnificent silhouette majestically overlooks the town and greets its visitors from afar.
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