Schaumburg Castle, Rhineland-Palatinate

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Schaumburg Castle from the south west

Schaumburg Castle (German: Schloss Schaumburg) is a castle in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, south of Balduinstein near Limburg an der Lahn.

The castle was owned by the former ruling family of Waldeck and Pyrmont, and it served as the retirement residence of SS General Josias, Hereditary Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont. It is now owned by a Turkish investment group.[1]

Lordship of Schaumburg[edit]

Apart from the castle itself, the territory of the Lordship of Schaumburg consisted of Biebrich, Cramberg and Steinsberg.[2]


  1. ^ Schloss Schaumburg GmbH
  2. ^ Wilhelm von der Nahmer: Handbuch des Rheinischen Particular-Rechts, Sauerländer, 1832, S. 577 (Google Books)

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Coordinates: 50°20′22″N 7°58′38″E / 50.3394°N 7.9772°E / 50.3394; 7.9772