Ringenberg Castle, built around 1200 as a moated castle, was rebuilt as a castle in the Dutch baroque style after it was destroyed.
The round corner towers are among the architectural highlights of the palace. Today the castle belongs to the town of Hamminkeln and was leased to promote artists (the Derik-Baegert Society’s artist studios have been housed in the castle since 1978). Civil weddings in the castle are also very popular. There is also a restaurant in the vaulted cellar of the castle.
History: First mentioned in a document in 1229, after which the castle underwent numerous changes, since 1978 the castle has served as an artist’s studio and exhibition center and houses the town’s registry office
Events: exhibitions, concerts
Specials: Weddings in the castle / restaurant in the vaulted cellar /
Castles and Palaces on the Lower Rhine:
Location : Schlossstraße 8, 46499 Hamminkeln
Opening Times: See Homepage
Internet : http://www.schloss-ringenberg.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