Bourscheid Castle | Luxembourg | Attractions

Bourscheid Castle | Luxembourg | Attractions Bourscheid Castle | Luxembourg | Attractions Bourscheid Castle | Luxembourg | Attractions Bourscheid Castle | Luxembourg | Attractions Bourscheid Castle | Luxembourg | Attractions Bourscheid Castle | Luxembourg | Attractions
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23/10/2018

Although first mentioned in records from 1095, the castle appears to have been built around the year 1000 on earlier foundations. It was extended on several occasions: the outer wall dates from 1350, the Stolzembourg house from 1384 and the courtyard from 1477. Behind the gateway from the end of the 15th century, a ditch protected by four towers barred access to the upper and lower castles. The southern and eastern towers are from 1498 and the artillery bastions were built in the 16th century.

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