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A visit to a castle — whether you stumble over one during a hike outdoors or walk your way around the grounds with a guide — is always something special, and you’ve got 20 beautiful castles to choose from in Brandenburg. Just browse our list to find your top castle , and add some history to your next adventure!

The top 20 castles in Brandenburg

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    Schloss Sanssouci

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    No visit to Potsdam is complete without a detour to the most famous sight, Sanssouci Palace. Built in the Rococo style from 1745 to 1747 based on King Friedrich II's …

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    Schloss Dammsmühle

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    In its long history since 1650, Schloss Dammühle has seen a lot, from the original use as a mill, the conversion to the mansion (in which Napoleon was also visiting), …

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    Schloss Cecilienhof

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    The Cecilienhof Castle is located in the 74-acre New Garden in Potsdam, which is located between the Holy See and the Jungfernsee. The complex was acquired by Friedrich Wilhelm I …

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    “Ceci n'est pas un château” is emblazoned in gold letters on the facade of the reconstructed Potsdam City Palace, which was destroyed in 1945 and in which the Brandenburg state …

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    Schloss Dammsmühle

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    Dammsmühle Castle is an empty baroque castle right on the mill pond. Although a renovation wouldn't be bad, it still exudes an incomparable charm. The list of former residents ranges …

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    Sacrower Schloss

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    The castle is embedded in a landscape park of Lenné. From here you have a very nice view over the Havel.

    The castle has emerged from a former mansion of …

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    Schloss Rheinsberg

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Rheinsberg Castle is worth a visit at any time of the year. We went there twice by bike in April. It is recommended to everyone to walk through the whole …

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    Schloss Diedersdorf

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    Overall, a very nice facility. No matter whether beer garden, cowshed, bakery - everyone will find something for themselves and their wallet.

    More information: de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gutshaus_Diedersdorf

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    Schloss Babelsberg

    Hiking Highlight

    Beautiful castle with an eventful history (not least during the Cold War, as the castle belonged directly to the border area and many parts of the area and the buildings …

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    Schloss Lübbenau

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    Lübbenau Castle is not just such a castle, it also has a lot more to offer. Those who still dare can get married in the castle by registering at the …

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    Burg Storkow

    Hiking Highlight

    with a small cafe and restaurant in the courtyard

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    Marmorpalais

    Hiking Highlight

    Erected from 1787 to 1793 under Friedrich Wilhelm II. Worthwhile in all seasons, especially because of the perfect location on the lake.

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    Schloss Ribbeck

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    Pretty little village. There are several small cafes with beer gardens. The main attractions are of course the pear tree by the church and the castle.

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    Petzow Schlosspark

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    In 1838 the extensive landscape park was laid out according to plans by the famous landscape planner Lenné. It extends south of the Schwielowsee. In the park there are various …

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    Jagdschloss Glienicke

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    It was built in 1682-93 by Charles Philippe Dieussart for the Great Elector Friedrich Wilhelm of Brandenburg. Under Frederick I it was expanded in 1701 in the style of the …

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    Schloss Oranienburg

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    The Great Elector Friedrich Wilhelm gave the castle to his wife, the native Dutchwoman Luise Henriette of Orange. In her honor, the castle was named "Oranienburg" in 1652, and a year later the town of Bötzow was also renamed Oranienburg.

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    Schloss Königs Wusterhausen

    Bike Touring Highlight

    In addition to an interesting tour, there is also a fine castle cafe

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    Schloss Caputh

    Bike Touring Highlight

    You can also get to Caputher Castle by ship, there is a direct landing stage. The castle can be visited and you can relax in the park. The Kavalierhaus with garden terrace takes care of the physical well-being.

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    Schloß und Kirche Petzow

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    The castle Petzow has a varied history and is now privately owned. The owners have converted the castle into apartments and added several terraced houses in the courtyard. The magnificent …

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    Burg Beeskow

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    There is a lot of cultural activity at Beeskow Castle. Castle history with torture cellars, music history and contemporary art await you in the castle museum. There is also a …

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