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Bevern Castle

Bevern Castle
Octagonal ower in the courtyard

Bevern Castle is one of the most significant buildings of the Weser renaissance. Satius von Münchausen created this castle and which was finished in 1612 after 9 years of construction. The castle has four connected wings with a square courtyard in the center and a surrounding moat along with a garden. Visitors access the castle via two bridges.

The architecture is unique for this region at this time period between the Reformation and Thirty Year War. Design influence can be found in the upper-Italian late gothic period as well as the early Dutch baroque style. Typical for buildings of this period are gazebos, decorated pediments and octagonal stairwells. Bevern Castle exhibits a very unique overall conception of the Weser renaissance style which is certainly worth visiting!

In the last years, the castle has been transformed into an event location with changing events and exhibitions. Guided tours are available on Sundays and Holidays at 3pm. Driving distance from Hannover: 45 miles (73km), 1 hr 15 min.

Related: http://www.schloss-bevern.de
Address: Weserrenaissance Schloss Bevern, 37639 Bevern
Tags: Höxter, Bevern, Hannover, Weser, renaissance

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