Burg Rheinstein: a German Castle with Medieval Style

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Germany has some notable castles to visit. Burg Rheinstein is one of the German Castles. It is located nearby Trechtingshausten town, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. This castle has medieval type which was firstly built in approximately 1316 to 1317. Prince Frederick of Prussia bought this castle during the romantic period in the 19th century. Soon as it was built, Rheinstein Castle was rebuilt. The owners were the royal family and feudal lords including Mathias the Archbishop of Mainz as the first owner in 1323 and Princess Barbara of Prussia, the Duchess of Mecklenburg becomes the last German noble who owned this castle in 1953. As the last owner, the opera singer Herman Hecher bought this castle in 1975. In the present days, this castle is open for public and it becomes the center of attraction in the Valley of Rhine.

Burg Rheinstein for the river of Rhein

Burg Rheinstein has the wonderful panorama. The river of Rhein which is laid in the downward completes the Medieval and ancient look of the castle. This is a very photogenic view. Moreover, when the twilight comes, the Rhein River reflects clearly and beautifully the golden sunset. Then, the castle is shaded with the hue. The green valley completes the panorama. That is the reason why the photographers and the visitors capture the picture. The beauty seems eternal.

The Rheinstein Castle is also awesome in the night. Rhein River will seem blue. It is blended with the clear night sky. Burg Rheinstein, then, is shining from the downside. The greatness look is created by the shining lamps. Night tour is commonly held for the visitors. The guide will show them the inside part of the castle and tell the information about the Castle of Rheinstein. So the visitors can learn the history behind this mesmerizing castle.

Burg Rheinstein’s Objects

When you enter the Burg Rheinsteins, some objects will greet you. The windows with precious stains exist from the 14th to the 19th century. The impressive walls are completed with illusionary paintings of frescos on the ceiling. You can also find the knights’ armor and weapons form 15th century. The Rheinstein Castle also has a chapel with the neo-Gothic touch. A Prussian tomb is also found in the castle. The replica of 17th century large canon exists in this castle. Rhine valley can be seen from the terrace as well as the romantic gardens.

How to Reach Burg Rheinstein

To reach Burg Rheinstein, you can take a train from Station Trechtingshausen or the Main Station Bingen am Rhein. You can stop in the “Roessler Linie” or “Bingen-Roedesheimer” Landing Stages if you use ships. For this year, the Castle of Rheinstein is open from March 15 to November 15. The gate will be open from 9.30 a.m to 5.30 pm. Enjoy your Medieval and Romantic tour in Rheinstein Castle.

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