Burg Rode is located in Herzogenrath Germany, near Kerkrade. The castle was first documented in 1104 as a monastery. It is an absolutely beautiful castle that is used for weddings and is open for tours all summer long. The castle itself is worth a view, but they also have concerts and theater performances at castle.
Burgstr. 5 52134 Herzogenrath, Germany
Located at the gates is a sign, in English it reads:
|to 1136||Possession of the Earls of Saffenberg|
|1282||King Rudolf von Habsburg permits that must be stamped on coins Rode Castle|
|1289-1387||Possession of the Dukes of Brabant|
|1389-1393||The current castle tower will be built|
|1387-1425||Rode Castle and Country are the dukes of Burgundy, then they will include a year pledged to Jülich|
|1544||Emperor Charles V. Rode repurchases. Country and Castle Rode include the Habsburgs until 1794 (first Spanish, then Austrian)|
|1794-1814||Under French administration|
|1814||Castle and town Rode come to Prussia|
|1913-1978||Rode Castle’s Town Hall Herzogenrath|
|19771982200720082012||Inaugural meeting of the Association Rode Castle Herzogenrath eVRode Castle is transferred to the association Rode Castle Herzogenrath eV / 1 Castle FestivalThe association Rode Castle Herzogenrath Association celebrates its 25th anniversaryRedevelopment of the castle environment and installation of the new castle lighting35 years club Rode Castle Herzogenrath eV / 30 Castle Festival|
June 2nd 2012 at 3:00 o’ clock the castle will host medieval folk in the Castle Street: expect artists, entertainers, artisans and musicians. Historic children’s games provide entertainment for the kids. At 8:00 o’clock the city of Herzogenrath invites you for a “sundowner” in the castle garden (admission: 7.00 € at the box office).
Enjoy your time at Burg Rode as much as we did!