Burg Schönburg

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Recommended by 74 out of 80 cyclists


  • Klaus

    One of many castles in the Saale Unstruttal

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    • August 10, 2019

  • ROBERT, mit dem Rad & Hund durchs Land.

    The mountain castle rises on a sandstone rock about 40 meters above the Saale. The facility consists of the fore- and the fortress, each with a nearly rectangular floor plan. Between the two is a kennel, through which a chamber gate with Romanesque canopies leads in the Torlaibung. Worth seeing is especially the 32 meter high, mountable keep (3.60 m wall thickness, original high entrance in 8 meters height) with its beautiful fireplace in the tower chamber and the guardhouse at the top of the tower. The tower dates back to around 1230. The last remaining building in the Kernburg was called a court house - today as a knight's hall, where weddings also take place. [1] Large parts of the defensive walls around the fortress and the fortress are still present.

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    • June 7, 2015

  • Tourguide

    Very beautiful castle, where you come by the Saaleradwanderweg. Definitely worth a visit.

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    • May 10, 2017

  • Malte

    Very nice to take a break.

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    • April 19, 2019

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Location: Schönburg, Burgenlandkreis, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany


  • Elevation190 m

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