Wesel Citadel, From the former fortress citadel in Wesel on the Lower Rhine, there are still some remarkable parts of the building.
You can see the main building with a sandstone gate, the barracks No. VIII and the officers’ prison. A drawbridge over the moat and parts of the mighty city wall were also reconstructed.
Today, the Prussian Museum in the former grain storage and the Schill Museum in the casemates are located in the historic walls of the citadel. The music and art school of the city of Wesel is at home in the barracks. The officers’ prison is privately owned.
History: built 1688–1722, 1805–1814 expansion by French occupation troops, 1919 to 1920 the citadel suffered severe damage. Since 1982 in the monument list, today a cultural center
Guided tours: Guided tours in the Prussian Museum & the Kasermatten
Specials: Prussia Museum / Schill Casemate /
Castles and Palaces on the Lower Rhine:
Location : An der Zitadelle, 46483 Wesel
Opening Times: See Homepage
Internet : https://www.wesel.de/de/stadtportrait/zitadelle/
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.