The castle ruins of the Mühlburg on the southern edge of the Thuringian Basin, together with the castle ruins in Gleichen and the Wachsenburg, form the probably most famous castle ensemble in Germany, the Drei Gleichen. The name "Gleichen" comes from the Celtic word "like" for rocks or the topographically similar situation of the castles on three cone-shaped mountains. The transfer of the name to the entire castle group has been documented since the 18th century. However, the three systems never had a common owner. Incidentally, the Mühlburg is the oldest castle in Thuringia.
Admission: € 2.00 (as of 2018)
June 6, 2018
Visiting the "Drei Gleichen" is always an absolute highlight. I find the Mühlburg very nice because you can also walk around outside. The view from the tower is of course magnificent. You can also sit down in the courtyard, take a break and enjoy the view.
June 5, 2020
Current: The ruins are worth visiting, beautiful views, opening times: March - October, daily 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Saturday / Sunday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Outside the opening times, the castle grounds, except for the tower and museum, can be visited free of charge!
August 14, 2020
The keep is 22 meters high and has a wall thickness of up to 2.7 meters.
The diameter is approximately 7.4 meters.
The Mühlburg is the oldest of the "Drei Gleichen". The prehistory probably goes back to 500 AD.
It is the oldest surviving building in Thuringia.
June 5, 2020
There is a museum from the Middle Ages on the castle grounds
The tower can be climbed during opening times. The other two castles can be seen from here. A fountain is also on the premises.
I can only recommend it to everyone to stop by and go hiking in the area 🚶
October 20, 2020
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