Lichtenstein Castle is known as the "fairytale castle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany". Lichtenstein Castle (Schloss Lichtenstein in German) is not famous outside of Germany, but it’s known as the fairytale castle of Baden-Württemberg and is worth a visit. It’s not nearly as famous as Heidelberg Castle or the Residenz in Munich. It also doesn’t have a claim to fame like Burghausen Castle, the longest in all of Europe. But don’t mistake its relative obscurity for uninteresting. Here are seven facts that will make your visit to this reconstructed medieval castle more enjoyable.
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Surrounded by a wonderful old park, reminiscing the middle of 19th century, newly renovated manor is located in the North of Lithuania, 700 meters from Via Baltica highway, 14 km from Panevezys. Neo-classical style Bistrampolis manor complex consists of hotel, restaurant, concert hall and the manor rooms of various sizes for seminars and banquets. Away from the manor house, in the park there is a Chapel – museum of smugglers of forbidden Lithuanian books. For more active recreation – sports ground equipped with tennis court and basketball ground. SPA centre is built in the wain building of the manor.
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The manor was established in 1609. The historic main building was inspired by the Neo-Gothic style and was completed in 1864. It was mainly related to the noble families von Mohrenschildt and von Ramm. Today the manor is privately owned.
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The castle has often been used as a location for filming including les Visiteurs, Le Capitan, Highlander: The Series, The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc and the 1998 version of The Man in the Iron Mask. The castle serves as Camelot for the BBC series Merlin, and a cut scene of this castle was used to portray Wiz Tech Academy in Disney's TV series, Wizards of Waverly Place.
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