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Hohen Neuffen Castle

Hohen Neuffen Castle
Hohen Neuffen Castle in Neuffen, near Esslingen

Hohenneuffen Castle is a large ruined castle in the northern foothills of the Swabian Alb, above the town of Neuffen in the district of Esslingen. It dominates the small town of Neuffen, and is situated on a rocky outcrop with great views. The castle was first mentioned in the 1100s, and is known to have passed through many hands over the years. It was unsuccessfully besieged in 1634. Its downfall came about in the 19th century, although it played a small role in World War 2. Today there is a restaurant and beer garden based at the bottom. The castle is also used for concerts and a medieval-style market, and tours are available to look around the castle.

Hours: November 1 - March 31, Wednesday - Sunday 10am - 6pm. April 1 - October 31, Wednesday - Sunday 10am - 10pm.

[ Source: http://www.agermanyattraction.com/germany-attractions-eh/burg-hohenneufen.htm ]

Related: http://www.hohenneuffen.de
Address: Postfach 80, 72637 Neuffen
Tags: Esslingen, Neuffen, Castle, Ruins


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