Visit Hattingen's top attractions in this 1.6 hour itinerary. Stadtmuseum Hattingen, Turm der Burg Blankenstein, Burg Blankenstein and all other sights were never that easy to visit in this well planned 1.6 hour Hattingen itinerary.
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|Walking||6.3 km||1.6 hour|
Blankenstein Castle (German: Burg Blankenstein) is a castle located on the south side of the river Ruhr in Hattingen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. May 12th 1226 Adolf I, Count of the Mark, gave the order to build the castle. He charged Truchsess Ludolf von Bönen with its construction, beginning in 1227. The castle was ready in 1243, but further developed over the course of 200 years by the Counts of the Mark. By 1425, Blankenstein was one of the most important castles in the county.Read more