Marksburg, Braubach

Marksburg 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 and other attractions in Braubach.
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  • Marksburg Castle is amazing for its comprehensive intact rooms, artifacts, furnishings, views unmatched, and on and on! The guides are knowledgeable and very personable. The attraction is NOT for...  more »
  • Truly one of the grandest medieval castles in Europe with the most magnificent views over the Rhine Valley. Recommend the taking of a guided tours in either German or English. Well worth the small...  more »
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  • Guided tour was great and gave a lot of information about the history of the castle and the surrounding area. Not all the information given was historically correct though (but I guess that's what you get if you're a history lover). It was nevertheless a wonderful castle.
  • Historic Castle well maintained. Informative tours walk you through history! Great views of the Rhine!

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