Rheydt Castle is located in the eponymous district of Mönchengladbach and is well worth seeing.
The castle, which has been known since the 12th century, was redesigned into a Renaissance style castle around 1500. In 1917 the city of Rheydt bought the castle, which now houses a museum for art, cultural and city history. In 1988, however, the manor house of the castle had to be closed due to the risk of collapse. This was followed by an extensive renovation, so that visitors to the museum today can not only view exhibits from the history of art and culture from various epochs, but also architectural gems and the palace’s newly blooming garden. Culture, nature and gastronomy can be found on the grounds of Rheydt Castle.
History: Built in the 12th century, the castle has undergone several changes in the course of its history. Large parts date from the 16th century, so that the castle can be seen as an impressive example of the Renaissance period
Guided tours: / Guided tours for groups and school classes by arrangement
Events: exhibitions & special exhibitions
Specials: Museum Schloss Rheydt / Children’s birthdays / Castle park /
Castles and Palaces on the Lower Rhine:
Location : Schlossstraße 508, 41238 Mönchengladbach
Opening Times: See Homepage
Internet : https://schlossrheydt.de/
This map shows some historic castles and palaces in the region of the Lower Rhine. Some are among the most beautiful castles in Europe.
Castles & Palaces
You will find numerous historic building in the region of the Lower Rhine. For example castles, churches, mills and more.