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the Staufer family origin
Wäscherschloss Castle
Wäscherschloss Castle

Explore the past centuries

Wäscherschloss Castle, facade of the Wäscherschloss

Travel back in time

Wäscherschloss Castle, View out of a window


The site has survived the centuries since the Middle Ages in outstanding condition and is a prime example of a Staufer residence. Wäscherschloss Castle (Burg Wäscherschloss) was originally the outer fortification of Büren Castle, whose inhabitants later named themselves after Hohenstaufen hill: this is the birthplace of the famous dynasty.