Felsenburg bei Buchfart

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    The rock cliffs opposite the local situation of Buchfart are in continuous change due to progressive erosion, the rock castle located there is also referred to in the literature as cave castle, with the expansion of the plant was probably begun in the 10th century. It is considered a special feature in the Thuringian castle landscape (Wikipedia).

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    • 01/27/2019

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    The GoethewanderWeg passes by the caves, Goethe has recognized the peculiarity of this historic rock castle - the only one of its kind in Thuringia - and repeatedly emphasized it during his visits to Buchfart.
    "Do you know the castle, dug in mountainous rock, which rises from the valley towering to the sky? Waves of the foot around her, - the pinnacle selects to the pasture for his sheep the shepherd. "
    wrote Johann Wolfgang von Goethe his friend, the cantor and organist Friedrich Heinrich Schütz in Bad Berka in the studbook.
    (Weimar read)

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    • 05/10/2019

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Location: around Buchfart, Weimarer Land, Thuringia, Germany

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