Marksburg Castle, Braubach

Marksburg Castle is the only medieval castle of the Middle Rhine that has never been destroyed. As a fortress, it protected medieval people rather than serving as a residence for royal families. Built around 1117 and entering the written record in 1231, it has a storied history. In the Napoleonic period, prisoners were kept here. It was damaged by American artillery in World War II. Consider taking an inexpensive guided tour. By using our Braubach road trip planning website , you can arrange your visit to Marksburg Castle and other attractions in Braubach.
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  • August 16, 2017
    The only castle on the Rhine that has never been rebuilt, it is still the original 13th Century castle. But it has to be said getting up to the castle is a bit of a struggle. there are stairs or a slo...  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    The castle is beautiful! Many pleasant impressions remained after the visit. Just walk in the Castle are not allowed-only with an organized tour. And that's just the plus! The guide tells us many interesting things about living in a castle on the main and interesting premises, which remarkably recreated everyday life of the middle ages. Highly recommend a visit!
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  • August 14, 2017
    The Marksburg Castle is visited by countless Asians. The Guide also liked. Wonderful views
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  • Great example of a Medieval castle. Fairly step to walk to and four gates to pass through. Knowledgeable staff that bring the castle to life with well preserved culture and tools displayed. Nice tapestries and furniture with incredible views overlooking the Rhine. Displays of armor, cannon, torture devices, and a very old gravity privy! Well worth the entrance.
  • Guide spoke excellent English. Very knowledgeable. Well preserved!
  • The interior is fully furnished, more or less. Our tour guide spoke English very well. The exterior of the castle has a pleasant appearance, and the cafe and gift shop are very good.
  • Beautiful indeed . In fact is one of the most beautiful places that I ever see.
  • This place is situated in very nice area but I was expecting something more

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