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Landestrost Castle (German: Schloss Landestrost) is a castle in the Weser renaissance style that was built between 1573-84 in Neustadt am Rübenberge in the north German state of Lower Saxony. Integrated into fortifications, together with the town, it developed into an urban fortress typical of the 16th century. The castle was the representative residence and administrative headquarters of its master, Duke Eric II of Brunswick-Lüneburg. During the construction period from 1574 he renamed the town of Neustadt as Landestrost, something which was reverted after his death in 1584.
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Neustadt am Rübenberge Overview:
Neustadt am Rübenberge is a lovely town in Northern Germany and a preferred holiday destination for many families. There is only one word that sums up the many reasons why this town is so popular with national and international tourists: diversity.
At 357 km², it is the 6th largest settlement in Germany by area (following Berlin (Berlin vacation rentals | Berlin travel guide), Hamburg (Hamburg vacation rentals | Hamburg travel guide) and Köln), though only about 45,000 inhabitants live there. The town is in a region known as the Hanoverian Moor Geest.
Things to Do in Neustadt am Rübenberge:
Neustadt am Rübenberge might be a cozy small town but the landscape around it just screams of excitement and adventure. Vast moorlands and forests surround the town. There is hardly a better way to spend an unforgettable day with children than by renting bikes and emerging on a trip trough this magical and gloomy countryside.
When it is really hot in the summer, most tourists spend their days in the Steinhuder Meer Nature Park, which is just outside town. The park contains Germany’s largest inland lake, where people can swim, go sailing or surfing. Should you prefer man—made swimming pools to wild waters, there are two water parks in Neustadt am Rübenberge, you can chose from. The Freibad Nöpke consists of several outdoor pools, a café and a children’s playground and is only open for business from May until end of September. During the wintertime you can visit the BHKW & Hallenbad Neustadt, an indoor water park, which is open to the public all year round.
Neustadt am Rübenberge is only a short train ride away from Hanover, the capital city of Lower Saxony, where you can go for an extended shopping spree, visit the theatre, the opera, bars and nightclubs and simply enjoy all the perks of a big city.
Things to See in Neustadt am Rübenberge:
Neustadt am Rübenberge has a historic city center that consists of many beautiful half—timbered buildings. However, Landestrost Castle is certainly the architecturally most impressive building in town. This castle was built in Renaissance style during the 16th century and is open to the general public today. Visitors can stroll through the recently redesigned garden that surrounds the building, visit the local history museum or take a tour through the in—house winery, where champagne and wine is still produced and sold today. Additionally, Landestrost Castle is regularly used as an event space for classical concerts, readings, exhibitions, theatre performances and much more.
Here is a list of other buildings, which might interesting to see:
- Ev.-luth. Liebfrauenkirche
- Bastion Erichsberg
- Wallburg Lüningsburg
- St. Osdag Kirche Mandelsloh
- Hufschmiede Helstorf
- Bockwindmühle Dudensen
- Wassermühle Laderholz
- Zehntscheune Amedorf
Dining Out in Neustadt am Rübenberge:
Of course Neustadt am Rübenberge has many cafés and restaurants, where you can get great food. However, there is one insider tip, I would like to share with you. In Hagener Straße 41 right by the nature park, there is a cozy restaurant called Santorum, which only sells Greek specialties at low prices and has been a favorite of the locals for years.
More about the History of Neustadt am Rübenberge
Neustadt am Rübenberge was first mentioned in 1215. Landestrost Castle was built in the mid—16th century and was a military stronghold for decades. Today it houses a winery, a museum and is often used as an event space.
Neustadt am Rübenberge is a town in the district of Hanover, in Lower Saxony, Germany.
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