Arbon Castle - Things to Know Before Visiting
Schloss, 9320 Arbon, Switzerland
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About Arbon Castle
Arbon Castle is a former castle and now the Historisches Museum Arbon located in the municipality of Arbon of the Canton of Thurgau in Switzerland. It is a Swiss heritage site of national significance. The oldest part of the current castle is a 13th-century, originally free-standing, residential tower. It was one of the main tourist attractions in this area.
Attractions Near Arbon Castle
The Peter and Paul Wildlife Park is located on the Rosenberg hill northeast of St. Gallen in the Rotmonten district. It is part of an important local recreation area in the city. The wildlife park is home to various mainly native species such as ibex , chamois , lynx , deer , wild boar , marmots and wild cats. Admission is free and possible around the clock and all year round. The wildlife park has a visitor center. The park has a restaurant with a terrace. It is owned by the local community o
Set on 3 acres of land around the main building, the garden is home to 8,000 varieties of plants from all the continents, such as the giant-leaved rhubarb from Chili. A pergola has been erected in front of a water feature rich in bulrushes and reeds. Two tropical greenhouses provide shelter to cacti, palm trees, orchids, giant water lilies and so on.
The Alter Rhein is the old river bed of the Alpine Rhine in St. Gallen and Vorarlberg in the Alpine Rhine Valley, which was cut off when the Rhine was straightened during the 20th century. It is one of the beautiful places in Switzerland and also a nice picnic spot too.
Hagenwil Castle is one of Switzerland's most well-preserved moated castles and its first recorded mention was in the 13th century. For more than 200 years it has been the property of the Angehrn family, who run a restaurant in the castle and produce their own wine. It provides an ideal environment for many parties and celebrations. Located in idyllic surroundings between horse pastures and vineyards.
The Henry Dunant Museum is devoted to the character and life’s work of Henry Dunant, who once lived in Heiden. The museum does not just keep alive memories of the founder of the Red Cross – one room is also devoted to his visions of a world without war.
The St. Laurenzen Church is a federal monument and is considered a monument of national importance. It was built between 1850 and 1854 in neo-Gothic style. After climbing the tower, you will have a wonderful view over the roofs of St.Gallen. The church takes its name from the martyr Lawrence of Rometo whom it was dedicated to. It is classified as a building worthy of national protection and, as a monument of national importance, is therefore under federal monument protection.
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The canton is located in the northeast of Switzerland. The mountains of the canton include part of a thrust fault that was declared a geologic UNESCO world heritage site, under the name Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona, in 2008.