Eltville Castle of Hesse by EuroTourData

Eltville Castle is the restored urban castle and the lowland castle, built in 1345 as the fortified residence of the Bishops of Mainz. The castle was destroyed by Swedish troops in 1635 during the Thirty Years' War. Only the fortified house survived, partly rebuilt in 1682.

Western view on the fortified house of Eltville Castle of Hesse

Eltville Castle of Hesse info

Description of Eltville Castle

The gate of the castle is located on the northern side of the castle. To the left of the entrance is the Elector's Hall. On the south side of the inner bailey is located fortified house, 24 meters high. On the upper floors of the fortified house is the Gutenberg Museum. On the western part is located the defensive wall with battlements. On the south side, on the side of the Rhine, there is the zwinger.

Source: the article Burg Eltville of German Wikipedia.

Eltville Castle tabular general info
Tourist Audience Cultural heritage tourism
German name Burg Eltville
German alternate name Kurfürstliche Burg Eltville
Type Urban castle
Subtype Lowland castle
Condition Largely restored
Public access Free
Opening hours Daily from to of CEST UTC+02:00 or of CET UTC+01:00
Website Kurfürstliche Burg
Video Reconstruction of Eltville Castle on YouTube
Contains Gutenberg Museum
Operator Burg- und Gutenberg-Verein Eltville e.V.
Street address
Burgstraße 1
Postal code 65343
Town Eltville am Rhein
State Hesse
Country Germany
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Plus code 9F2C24FF+W7
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Latitude 50.02478
Longitude 8.12316
GeoNames ID 12508830
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Historical landmarks in Hesse

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Tabular dataset and ATOM feed to Eltville Castle of Hesse.

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