Sparrenburg is not only a symbol of the city of Bielefeld, but it’s also one of its most popular sights. In the middle of the 13th century, the castle was commissioned by Count von Ravensbergen. A number of changes have been made over the years. The castle was given its current appearance in the middle of the 16th century. Arriving at Sparrenburg, visitors can enjoy a wonderful view of the city and its surroundings. From 1st April until 31st October there are daily, guided tours of the castle, the tower and the underground passages. Adventurous visitors can take the high-altitude hiking trail next to the castle grounds.
33602 Bielefeld, Germany