Friedewald Castle of Hesse by EuroTourData

Friedewald Castle is the restored water castle and the urban castle, built around 1300 for the Hersfeld Benedictine imperial abbey for the purpose control trade routes. The castle houses Friedewald Castle Museum.

Northwestern view on fortified towers and defensive walls of Friedewald Castle of Hesse

Friedewald Castle of Hesse info

Friedewald Castle history

Between 1489 and 1500 the outer bailey was rebuilt. During the Thirty Years' War, the castle was taken over by successive squatters. During the Seven Years' War in 1762, French troops captured and destroyed the castle.

Source: the article Wasserburg Friedewald (Hessen) of German Wikipedia.

Friedewald Castle tabular general info
Tourist Audience Cultural heritage tourism
German name Wasserburg Friedewald
Type Water castle
Subtype Urban castle
Condition Restored ruins
Public access Free
Website Heimatverein Friedewald e.V.
Video Wasserburg Friedewald on YouTube
Contains Friedewald Castle Museum
Operator Heimatverein Friedewald e.V.
Street address
Schloßplatz 7
Postal code 36289
Municipality Friedewald
State Hesse
Country Germany
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Directions to Friedewald Castle
Plus code 9F2FVVJ4+5Q
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Latitude 50.88044
Longitude 9.85693
GeoNames ID 12509179
Knowledge Panel Friedewald Castle

Historical landmarks in Hesse

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Dataset to Friedewald Castle of Hesse

Tabular dataset and ATOM feed to Friedewald Castle of Hesse.

ETD ID: fdwhs-grm.

Creator: Nikolaj Antonov - ORCID.

Published: - Central European Time (UTC+01:00).

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