Where: Bernburg, Germany
Start of construction: 1152
End of construction: 12th Century
Most important renovation: 20th Century
Accessible: yes, interior with guide
The castle was destroyed in 1314, but rebuilt afterwards. Struck by lightning in 1591 and then slowly became ruinous. The ruin was bought in 1898 and renovated to its present state at the beginning of the 20th century. The castle is partly private home.