The Wachsenburg on the southern edge of the Thuringian Basin, together with the ruin Mühlburg and the ruined castle Gleichen the probably best known castles ensemble in Germany, the Three Equals. The name "equals" is due to the Celtic word "resembling" for rocks or to the topographical similarity of the castles on three conical mountains. The transfer of the name to the entire castles has been documented since the 18th century. However, the three plants never shared a common ownership.
June 6, 2018
The Veste Wachsenburg, often called Wachsenburg for a short time, is a medieval summit castle belonging to the Drei Gleichen in the area of Holzhausen, a district of the Amt Wachsenburg in the Ilm district in Thuringia. In the course of its history, the castle often changed hands, was destroyed and often rebuilt and expanded: especially from 1900 to 1913 to accommodate the extensive Wachsenburg collections on home and military history (Wikipedia).
February 24, 2019
First buildings on the conical, 420.8 m above sea level. NHN high Wassenberg (Old High German for steep mountain), there was probably already around 930th The construction was driven by the Reichsabtei Hersfeld to secure the extensive possessions in the area of Arnstadt (Wikipedia).
January 10, 2019
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