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Palaces & castles

Once, this was the place where princes and princesses used to dance, nowadays, the palaces and castles in Northern Hesse invite you to experience, recreate and relax.

In this magical landscape, the fairy tale country of the Grimm Brothers, fairies and magicians, brave knights and beautiful princesses come alive again – waiting for you to discover them …

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Homberg (Efze): Burgruine "Hohenburg" (castle ruins)

The illuminated, deepest castle well (150 m) in Germany, cut out of basalt rock and completely brick-lined; a medieval castle herb garden in historic style, historic rose wedding with rose garden; venue for diverse cultural events.

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Krukenburg Castle at Helmarshausen,

Krukenburg Castle

Helmarshausen

For hundreds of years, Krukenburg Castle has been a centre of secular, as well as clerical power.

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Löwenburg Castle in the Berpark Wilhelmshöhe at Kassel, © Kassel Marketing GmbH

Löwenburg Castle

The Löwenburg (“Lion’s castle”), located picturesquely in the Bergpark (“mountain park”) Wilhelmshöhe, presents itself as a romantic knight’s castle from the Middle Ages.

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Trendelburg Castle

Towering above the Diemel River valley, Trendelburg Castle is located on a steeply rising mountain spur.

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Wilhelmshöhe Palace in Europe

Wilhelmshöhe Palace

Wilhelm IX ordered the erection of Wilhelmshöhe Palace at the site of a former hunting lodge of landgrave Moritz. The classicistic summer residence of Wilhelmshöhe Palace became one of the last major buildings of the age of absolutism.

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The landgrave

Wilhelmsthal Palace

Hunting lodge and summer residence of the earls of Hesse

Wilhelmsthal Palace near Calden is considered to be one of the most beautiful rococo palaces in Germany.

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View of Sababurg in Northern Hesse,

Sababurg - castle of the Sleeping Beauty

Charmingly, Sababurg Castle rises above the zoo with the same name amidst the Reinhardswald Forest.

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Weidelsburg Castle,

Weidelsburg Castle

Between Wolfhagen and Naumburg

Experience one of the most impressive castle ruins in Northern Hesse!

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Schloss Neuenstein

This castle was built in the middle of the 13th century.

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