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Refectory

This hall, located on the upper storey above the Hall of Knights, is the room that has managed to maintain the most medieval building substance. Unlike the coffered ceiling in the Hall of Knights, it was executed with cross-ribbed vaulting supported by a central pillar of sandstone. 

Plans had existed to convert the Refectory into a representative Neo-Gothic salon, but construction work was stopped in 1914. Subsequent to the end of the monarchy and the old aristocratic world as a result of the November Revolution of 1918, the expansion work at Kronenburg Castle was no longer carried out.

Continue the Tour

In Kronenburg Castle you may visit the Hall of Knights, the Refectory, a Bedchamber furnished in the Neo-Rococo style, the Ernst-August-Salon and the Library.

You will find our Carriage Exhibition at the “Lace Bonnet” in front of Kronenburg Castle.

The refectory of Bentheim Castle © burgbentheim.de