Burg Rode, Herzogenrath

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.

Burg Rode Castle

Burgstr. 5  52134 Herzogenrath, Germany

02406 5230

Located at the gates is a sign, in English it reads:

1104 First documented
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!

About Andrea-Haynes

I am a fellow blogger and traveler extraordinaire! I enjoy taking day trips and exploring all of the local cultural experiences with my fellow blogger Amanda! I have 2 children and hope that my experiences with them will help you to make your traveling choices.
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