Schadau Castle

Schadau Castle – Thun, Switzerland

Schadau Castle (German: Schloss Schadau) is a castle on the south side of the Aar near Lake Thun in the city of Thun, Canton Berne, Switzerland. It is situated in the Schaudaupark, and was built between 1846 and 1854 according to the plans of Pierre-Charles Dusillon in the Gothic Revival style, for the banker Abraham Denis Alfred de Rougemont. Since 1925 the castle has belonged to the city of Thun and contains a restaurant and the Swiss Gastronomy Museum. Between 1972 and 1992 the fa├žade of the castle was renovated by the city's own quarrymen.