Anholt Castle: a Hidden Treasure in Germany

Anholt Castle: a Hidden Treasure in Germany, Anholt, Germany (B)

In Germany, just about three kilometres across the Dutch border you can find a moated castle in Mün­ster­land: Anholt Castle and Park. It truly is a hidden treasure at the border. Nowadays the castle is partly a hotel and partly a museum. In­side you can find fant­ast­ic art works in one of the biggest and old­est museums in Germany. But it’s not only the castle that is worth a visit; its gorgeous garden is too. You can take a walk through the baroque park beck­ons, stretch­ing far bey­ond the en­tire pond land­scape. You can even get lost in a maze.

For years Anholt Castle (also called Wasserburg Anholt) has been on my list of castles I once wanted to visit. With this post I hope to inspire you to visit the castle too.

For many centuries (first mentioned in the 12th century) Anholt Castle was privately owned by the princely family of Salm-Salm. During the Second World War, the castle received significant damage and was destroyed for about 70%. As part of the reconstruction of the castle, a museum was added. Nowadays the castle is partly a hotel and partly a museum. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Anholt Castle: a Hidden Treasure in Germany
Guide Location: Germany » Anholt
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Daphne Van Der Pol
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