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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  • This castle was never taken over or seriously damaged, its rooms are the original ones of the medieval period. It can only be visited on a guided tour in German or English, it is a pity they don't pro...  more »
  • Marksburg castle is a wonderful example of medieval architecture, and the tours are informative and interesting, if a little rushed. The only way to get inside the castle walls is to pay for the tour....  more »
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  • It was very interesting and different from my other experiences with castles. The castle is almost completely original. The guide provided us with interesting information about the castle.
  • Really authentic castle. Wonderful tour guide, I recommend this place.
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