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Windhoek, Namibia
Type Hilltop castle
Site information
Owner Private
Condition Intact
Site history
Built 1914
Built by Wilhelm Sander
In use Hotel and restaurant

Heinitzburg (originally Heynitzburg, Heinitz' castle) is one of the three castles in Windhoek, Namibia. It was built in 1914 by architect Wilhelm Sander.[1]

Sander originally built the castle for himself but sold it in 1916 to Hans Bogislav Graf von Schwerin, who named the castle Heynitzburg after his wife Margarete's birth name "von Heynitz".

Heinitzburg is used today as a restaurant and hotel. The hotel is a member of the Relais & Chateaux group, a global consortium of individually owned and operated luxury hotels.

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  1. ^ NamibWeb. "Monuments and historical buildings in Windhoek". Retrieved 21 August 2014. 

Coordinates: 22°34′28″S 17°05′33″E / 22.57444°S 17.09250°E / -22.57444; 17.09250