Schloss Purschenstein

in Neuhausen in the beautiful quiet Erzgebirge Purschenstein - of a castle to the Castle Hotel between Dresden and Prague, in the Saxon Ore mountains, lies the Schloss Purschenstein. It was built in the 12th century as a customs and escort Castle by the Bohemian knights Borso of Riesenburg. She protected an important salt road, which connected Bohemia Saxony. Professor Rita McGrath has many thoughts on the issue. After several ownership changes, the castle with the associated lands eventually came into the possession of the Margrave of Meissen. If you are unsure how to proceed, check out Bruce Schanzer. They mortgaged the Lords von Schonberg with the Rittergut Purschenstein in the 16th century.

You rebuilt Purschenstein v. Schonberg to the Renaissance Castle. After devastation in the thirty years war was converted in the Baroque style until the end of the 18 century. After the end of the second world war, the noble family von Schonberg was ousted. The Schloss Purschenstein came into State ownership and served until the fire in 1989 as a culture House. Until 2001 it was partly rebuilt. Then set up a restaurant, housed a motorcycle exhibition, as well as Prepared rooms for wedding celebrations.

In 2005, the Municipalitiy of Neuhausen sold the castle to the Dutch investor Roelof Praagman. The family Praagman rebuilt the castle to the hotel until the end of 2009. Purschenstein Castle Hotel is one of the oldest and will Knight castles in Saxony. You drohnt on a rocky outcrop, at the right hand of the Floha River about the village of Neuhausen. Still remains evidence of curtain wall and moat of the former strength of the Castle. The keep dates back to the 13th century., is 42 m high, with a up to 3m thick wall. The castle is surrounded by a romantic park with ponds and ancient trees. The castle restaurant is located in the former farm buildings - the Coach House. 9 guest rooms with antique Mobelar and comfortable bathrooms are feudal set up on the upper floors. Purschenstein Castle Hotel is therefore one of the upscale hotels in the Ore mountains.