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Alt-Trauchburg Castle

The ruins of Alt-Trauchburg Castle, also called the Alttrauchburg or Trauchburg, lie above the Weitnau hamlet of Kleinweiler in the county of Oberallgau in Swabia. Large parts of the original stone walls of the high- to post-medieval castle remai ...

                                               

Altes Schloss (Affalterthal)

The burgstall of the Altes Schloss is the site of an old castle near the village of Affalterthal in Bavaria, that was probably built in the High Middle Ages for the nobility. It lies within the municipality of Egloffstein in the Upper Franconian ...

                                               

Altes Schloss (Bad Berneck)

The Altes Schloss near Bad Berneck in south Germany is a ruined castle built in the Gothic style as an Amtsburg towards the end of the High Middle Ages. The castle lies on the Schlossberg of Bad Berneck in the Upper Franconian district of Bayreut ...

                                               

Altes Schloss (Oberzaunsbach)

The burgstall of the Altes Schloss is the site of a, now levelled, mediaeval castle on the hillside of the Zaunsbacher Berg above the valley of the Trubach. It lies around 1.000 metres south-shouteast of the village of Oberzaunsbach in the Upper ...

                                               

Auersburg Castle

Auersburg Castle is a ruined hill castle in parish of Hilders in the county of Fulda in Hesse, Germany. The site is used today as a shelter and viewing platform.

                                               

Barnfels Castle

The ruins of Barnfels Castle are the remains of a late mediaeval aristocratic castle on the southern edge of the village of Barnfels in the municipality of Obertrubach in the Upper Franconian county of Forchheim in Bavaria. The ruins of the spur ...

                                               

Bilstein Castle (Lennestadt)

Bilstein Castle is a hill castle in the Sauerland in Germany. It is located in the eponymous quarter of Bilstein in the town of Lennestadt. Since 1927 the building has been a youth hostel.

                                               

Buraburg

The Buraburg was a prominent hill castle with historic significance, on the Buraberg hill overlooking the Eder river near the town of Fritzlar in northern Hesse. Only foundation walls remain, and a church dedicated to St. Brigida. On the hill, wh ...

                                               

Dietrichstein Castle (Lutzelsdorf)

The burgstall of Dietrichstein Castle, also called the Diederichstein Ruins, is the site of an old, probably high mediaeval, aristocratic, castle, situated high above the valley of the River Trubach in the municipality of Pretzfeld in the Upper F ...

                                               

Donaustauf Castle

Donaustauf Castle is a ruined hill castle located at a height of 424 m above sea level on a hill spur overlooking the River Danube by the market village of Donaustauf in the Upper Palatine county of Regensburg in the south German state of Bavaria ...

                                               

Ebersburg Castle

Ebersburg Castle is a ruined hill castle in Ebersberg in the parish of Ebersburg in the county of Fulda in East Hesse, Germany. It is the symbol of Ebersberg as well as the origin of its name. The castle, built about 1100, formed the basis of sub ...

                                               

Egloffstein Castle

Egloffstein Castle is a former high mediaeval, aristocratic castle, that stands immediately west of the eponymous village of Egloffstein in the Upper Franconian county of Forchheim in the German state of Bavaria. The castle can be visited for an ...

                                               

Eisenberg Castle, Bavaria

Eisenburg Castle was built in 1313, when the nobles of Hohenegg, deriving from the West of the Allgau, were deprived by force of their castle, Loch, by the Tyrolean. In consequence, they moved a few miles further north to establish their new lord ...

                                               

Epprechtstein Castle

Epprechtstein Castle is a former hill castle on the mountain of the same name, the Epprechtstein, which rises above the village of Kirchenlamitz.

                                               

Evciler Castle

Evciler Castle, also called as Kızılbağ Castle, is a small medieval castle in Mersin Province, Turkey. The castle is located at 37°0226"N 34°2934"E. visitors from Mersin to follow the Northern winds highway Kızılbağ, and thence eastward to Değirm ...

                                               

Falkenstein Castle (Taunus)

Falkenstein Castle, also called New Falkenstein, is a ruined hill castle at 450 m above sea level in the eponymous climatic spa of Falkenstein, a quarter of Konigstein im Taunus in the county of Hochtaunuskreis in the German state of Hesse.

                                               

Gaillenreuth Castle

Gaillenreuth Castle is situated high above the Wiesent river on its upper western perimeter in the village of Burggaillenreuth. The village belongs to the borough of Ebermannstadt in the county of Forchheim in the south German state of Bavaria. A ...

                                               

GoSweinstein Castle

GoSweinstein Castle, also called Schloss GoSweinstein, is a mediaeval hilltop castle in GoSweinstein in the county of Forchheim in the German state of Bavaria. It towers high above the market town and the River Wiesent and may have been the inspi ...

                                               

Haselstein Castle

Haselstein Castle is a ruined hill castle near the village of Haselstein in Nusttal in the county of Fulda in Hesse, Germany. It lies next to the village on a steep basalt cone at a height of 434 m above sea level. The rock was first mentioned in ...

                                               

Heiligenburg Castle

Heiligenburg Castle is a castle on the hill of Heiligenberg in the district of Schwalm-Eder-Kreis, Hesse, Germany. Heilgenberg is 393 1.289 m FT high hill near the town of Felsberg-Gensungen in Northern Hesse. The hill is the remnants of an extin ...

                                               

Hiltpoltstein Castle

Hiltpoltstein Castle was originally a high mediaeval aristocratic castle dating to the 11th or 12th century. It stands in the centre of the market village of Markt Hiltpoltstein in the Upper Franconian county of Forchheim in the south German stat ...

                                               

Hohenfreyberg Castle

Hohenfreyberg Castle, together with Eisenberg Castle directly opposite, forms a castle group in the southern Allgau that is visible from a long way off. It is located about four kilometres north of Pfronten in the county of Ostallgau. The late me ...

                                               

Hohenstein Castle (Middle Franconia)

The origins of Hohenstein Castle probably go back to the 11th century. The first written mention is detectable only for year 1163, when a certain Sicolinus was used as a castle guard by Hohenstein. In the following centuries, there have been seve ...

                                               

Leienfels Castle

Leienfels Castle was a late mediaeval aristocratic castle, immediately northwest of the eponymous village of Leienfels in the region of Franconian Switzerland in Germany. The village belongs to the borough of Pottenstein in the Upper Franconian c ...

                                               

Lichtenstein Castle (Greifenstein)

Lichtenstein Castle is a levelled spur castle on the hill of Burgberg Lichtenstein, 315 m above sea level, near the Greifenstein village of Holzhausen on the old military High Road, that ran from Frankfurt via Wetzlar to Cologne. The castle site ...

                                               

Lichtenstein Castle (Lower Franconia)

Lichtenstein Castle is a high to late medieval hill castle, 380 m above sea level, about six kilometres north of Ebern in the Lower Franconian county of HaSberge in Bavaria. It is located in the municipality of Pfarrweisach. Initially, the four s ...

                                               

Liebenzell Castle

Liebenzell Castle is a hill castle on a sloping hill spur on the sides of the Schlossberg above the town of Bad Liebenzell in the district of Calw in the south German state of Baden-Wurttemberg. The fortification was once the most important castl ...

                                               

Lower Tuchersfeld Castle

Lower Tuchersfeld Castle was one of the two castles in the church village of Tuchersfeld in the region of Franconian Switzerland in Bavaria, Germany. The ruins of this spur castle are situated on a rock pinnacle in the centre of the village of Do ...

                                               

Moschendorf Castle

Moschendorf Castle is a levelled mediaeval hill castle at a height of 400 m above sea level about 50 metres east of the village of Moschendorf, in the market municipality of GoSweinstein in the Franconian county of Forchheim in the south German s ...

                                               

Upper Tuchersfeld Castle

The ruins of Upper Tuchersfeld Castle are all that remains of a high medieval castle that once rose high above the valley of the Puttlach in the church village of Tuchersfeld in Germanys Franconian Switzerland. It was built on a spur of the Mitte ...

                                               

Rabeneck Castle

Rabeneck Castle is a former high mediaeval aristocratic castle which stands high above the valley of the Wiesent in the Upper Franconian district of Bayreuth in the German state of Bavaria. The castle is open to the public, however, there is an e ...

                                               

Rauheneck Castle (Ebern)

Rauheneck Castle is a ruined administrative castle of the Bishopric of Wurzburg in the HaSberge in the county of HaSberge, Lower Franconia, Bavaria. The site, which was badly in need of repair, was closed until 2006 due to the danger of collapse ...

                                               

Reifenberg Castle

Reifenberg Castle is a former spur castle on the Reifenberg hill) above the village of Reifenberg in the municipality of Weilersbach in the Upper Franconian county of Forchheim in the south German state of Bavaria.

                                               

Salzburg Castle

Salzburg Castle stands on the edge of a plateau above the town of Bad Neustadt an der Saale in Lower Franconia in southern Germany. The large Ganerbenburg is still partly occupied today and not all areas are accessible to the public.

                                               

Schauenburg Castle (Oberkirch)

Schauenburg Castle is a ruined hilltop castle located in Oberkirch, Germany, atop a 367-metre-high hill spur overlooking the Rench river valley above the town of Gaisbach, Baden-Wurttemberg. The castle was built by Duke Berthold II of Zahringen. ...

                                               

Scherenburg Castle

Scherenburg Castle is a ruined hill castle at an elevation of 200 m above sea level which stands on a hillside above the town of Gemunden am Main in the province of Lower Franconia in the German state of Bavaria.

                                               

Schlusselberg Castle

Schlusselberg Castle was a high medieval, aristocratic castle in the Franconian region of Germany. Its ruins lie on a hill above the Pulvermuhle, a southern town quarter of Waischenfeld in the Upper Franconian county of Bayreuth in Bavaria. In bu ...

                                               

Schlusselstein Castle

Schlusselstein Castle was a castle and the seat of a noble family, probably dating to the High Middle Ages, the remains of which lie above the town of Ebermannstadt in the Upper Franconian county of Forchheim in the south German state of Bavaria. ...

                                               

Thungfelderstein Castle

The ruins of Thungfelderstein Castle, also called Eberhardstein Castle, are the burgstall of a demolished hill castle on a block of rock near Morschreuth in the south German state of Bavaria. The site lies within the market municipality of GoSwei ...

                                               

Vilsegg Castle

Vilsegg Castle is a former fortification in the Austrian state of Tyrol that stands about a kilometre northwest of the little town of Vils, between Pfronten and Fussen, a few hundred metres away from the Austro-German border.

                                               

Waischenfeld Castle

Waischenfeld Castle is a ruined rock castle on a rocky plateau a few metres west of the town of Waischenfeld in the province of Upper Franconia in the German state of Bavaria.

                                               

WeiSenstein Castle (Lower Bavaria)

WeiSenstein Castle is a ruined rock castle at a height of 758 metres on a quartz ridge, the Pfahl in the municipality of WeiSenstein in the borough of Regen in the county of Regen in Bavaria.

                                               

Wellheim Castle

Wellheim Castle is a former fortification in Upper Bavaria. The ruins of the old rock castle stand dominantly on Jurassic rocks above the market town of Wellheim in the ancient Danube valley. It was abandoned in the 18th century and partially dem ...

                                               

Werdenfels Castle

The ruins of Werdenfels Castle stand about 80 metres above the Loisach valley between Garmisch and Farchant in the county of Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Upper Bavaria. The spur castle was used until 1632 as the administrative centre of the County o ...

                                               

Whittington Tump

Whittington Tump or Crookbarrow Hill is a partly artificial mound in Worcestershire. There is evidence of pre-historic activity at the site and some sources say it was fortified by the Romans. The site came to prominence during the Anglo-Saxon er ...

                                               

Wichsenstein Castle

Wichsenstein Castle was a hill castle, once owned by noblemen, on a steep and prominent rock reef outcrop above the church village of Wichsenstein in the Upper Franconian county of Forchheim in Bavaria, Germany. The castle has been completely dem ...

                                               

Wolfsberg Castle (Obertrubach)

The ruins of Wolfsberg Castle are the remains of a former high mediaeval, aristocratic, castle which stands high above the Trubach valley over the eponymous village of Wolfsberg. The village is part of the municipality of Obertrubach in the Upper ...

                                               

Imperial castle

An imperial castle or Reichsburg was a castle built by order of the Holy Roman Emperor, whose management was entrusted to Reichsministeriales or Burgmannen. It is not possible to identify a clear distinction between imperial castles and the forti ...

                                               

Berwartstein Castle

Berwartstein Castle is a castle in the Wasgau, the southern part of the Palatinate Forest in the state Rhineland-Palatinate in southwestern Germany. It was one of the rock castles that were part of defences of the Palatinate during the Middle Age ...

                                               

Guttenberg Castle (Palatinate)

Guttenberg Castle is a ruined rock castle near the French border in the German part of the Wasgau, which in turn is part of the Palatine Forest in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

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