Löwenburg Castle

Löwenburg Castle or Lion’s Castle is majestically situated in the beautiful location of Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe in Kassel, Germany along with the Herkules monument and Wilhelmshöhe Palace. The castle was built as an artificial medieval knight’s castle during the period 1793 – 1801 by landgrave Wilhelm IX and the castle is also his tomb.

Let’s check it out

As we stroll though the beautiful wooded paths of Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe, the castle lets itself be seen from in between the trees.


The most widely photographed view of the castle from the front, it looks absolutely stunning.


The entrance leads to a quite wide courtyard.



Don’t be fooled by the clock, it does not work.



The lions of the Lion’s castle in all their glory.



Face sculptures like this are all over the inner walls.


The view of the castle from the rear. Sure it gives an eerie feeling.



Another grand view of the castle from a far away vantage point.


Sure this wonderful structure is a must see if you’re in Kassel. The castle along with the serene surroundings of Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe will definitely make your day.

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