The ruins of Nideggen Castle are the symbol of the city of Nideggen and are owned by the Düren district. The rectangular hilltop castle was the seat of the powerful counts and dukes of Jülich and in the Middle Ages had the reputation of being impregnable.
The castle is located in the North Eifel in the Hohes Venn-Eifel Nature Park. In the district of Nideggen it stands west of the city center on a rock spur facing west (330 m above sea level) above the Rur.
October 31, 2020
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