Bike Touring Highlight
The Marksburg is a dating back to the 12th century hill castle above the Rhineland-Palatinate town of Braubach am Rhein, from which she moved her original name Castle Brubach. It stands on a slate cone in 160 meters height and is the only never destroyed medieval hilltop castle on the Middle Rhine. The plastered quarry was built to protect and administer Braubachs and initially served as a customs castle.The castle is a protected cultural monument according to the monument protection law (DSchG) and registered in the list of monuments of Rhineland-Palatinate. Furthermore, it is a protected cultural property according to the Hague Convention and marked with the blue and white protection mark. In addition, since 2002 it is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Upper Middle Rhine Valley.
October 15, 2017
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