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Burg Drachenfels - Busenberg/Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member KaPsTeam
N 49° 07.302 E 007° 49.689
32U E 414497 N 5441645
Quick Description: The ruins of Drachenfels Castle is the remains of a rock castle near the village of Busenberg.
Location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Date Posted: 1/31/2014 11:38:02 PM
Waymark Code: WMK20J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
Views: 9

Long Description:
The origins of the castle are largely unknown. Archaeological finds are of the castle can be up in the middle of the 13th Century are dated, but the facility was built in the early 12th Century.

1510 also gained the rebellious knight Franz von Sickingen a Ganerbenanteil. After Sickingen defeat by the allied armies of three imperial princes, the castle on the 10th was May 1523 finally destroyed by the victors, although the castellan, who had eight servants alone present, they had surrendered without a fight in the face of tremendous odds. The winners prohibited reconstruction.
Accessibility: Partial access

Condition: Partly ruined

Admission Charge?: no

Website: [Web Link]

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