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Picturesquely in a valley situated apart of the upper Leppe the romantic former water castle, castle Gimborn stands in the municipality Marienheide in the Oberbergischer Kreis in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Castle Gimborn was pledged in 1273 to the Count of Mark by the Count of Berg. Since 1631 it was a residence of the rule Gimborn Neustadt of the family of black mountain. Since 1874 the investment is in the possession of the barons at FŘrstenberg to Gimborn.
Today the castle serves as a conference site and meeting place of the International Police Association. Once a year the castle opens his doors, to the protection festival the Gimborner Saint Sebastianus shooting club.