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|Dominating the plain of Alsace to more than 700 meters of altitude, the fortress of Haut-Koenigsbourg counts with the number of the jewels bequeathed by the medieval builders. Very faithfully restored at the beginning of the XXe century, it preserves however the sober aspect of a large feudal castle.|
|This castle is a two strengthened sets: Châlucet-haut and Châlucet-bas. The unit is of exceptional scientific interest with in the same site, a castle of rather recent design, inspiration of the north of France (Châlucet-haut) and a few meters further, the shape of castle which one traditionally finds between the 12e and 14e centuries in the south of France (Châlucet-bas).|
|Haut-Barr (German:Hohbarr) Castle is a medieval castle, first built in 1100, above the city of Saverne in the French département of Bas-Rhin. It was built on sandstone rock 460m above the valley of Zorn and the plain of Alsace. Because of this, it has been called the eye of Alsace.|
On several occasions it was expanded by the bishops of Strasbourg.
The Peace of West...
|Ortenbourg Castle lies west of the village of Scherwiller in the Bas-Rhin province in France. This area is also known as the Northern Alsace or the Middle Vosges.|
The silhouette of Ortenbourg Castle rises up at the entrance of the Liepvre valley, at the end of a granite peak of the Rittersberg mountain (443 meters high). The well known Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle can easily be seen...
|Andlau's Castle is a medieval castle in the commune of Andlau, in the Bas-Rhin département of France.|
Constructed on a narrow granite outcrop at an altitude of 451 m (~1466 ft), the Haut-Andlau dominates the valleys of Andlau and Kirneck. The castle was built from granite blocks, very certainly by Eberhard d'Andlau between 1246 and 1264. In 1678, after the joining of Alsace to Fr...
|Tiny village in the French "Haut Provence des Alpes".||08/22/2005||340|
|Small village in the French "Haut Provence des Alpes"||08/22/2005||285|
|The Castle Neideck was first mentioned in 1219|
It was one of the biggest German castle complexes in that time.
On September the 14th in 1347, the lord of the castle, Konrad von Schluesselberg, was killed by an enemy and teh castle was destoyed
Today it is one of the most familiar emblems of the Frankonian Switzerland
|Kaunas Castle is considered the oldest castle in Lithuania. About a third of the castle survives today.|
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Kaunas Castle is located in Kaunas, Lithuania. Archeological evidence suggests that it was originally built during the mid-14th century, in the Gothic style. Its site is strategic – a rise on the banks of the Nemunas River near its confluence with...
|Dating from 1299, this Medieval castle and Royal Residence developed into a fortress in 1592 after which it was rebuilt into a renaissance castle 1637-1648. Here you can see magnificent halls, the Castle church, the Royal Mausoleum and models of the castle. Government's Reception Rooms and Banqueting Halls. ||08/07/2005||651|
|The castle Linn is a water castle in the Krefelder quarter Linn. First, there was only one tower in the 12. century. To in 14. Century the castle was continuously extended. In the year 1702 the castle was completely destroyed by Prussian troops.||07/30/2006||509|
|Olavinlinna (known as Olofsborg in Swedish, which is St. Olaf's Castle in English) is a 15th century castle located in Savonlinna, Finland. It is the world's most northern medieval stone castle. It was founded by Erik Axelsson Tott in 1475 under the name Sankt Olofsborg as an effort to protect Savonia and control the unstable border between the Kingdom of Sweden and its Russian adversary. The c...||02/03/2007||738|