As already described, today the ruin is a very worthwhile excursion destination and should not be missed during a visit to the Urach waterfall.A little history:
The once proud castle Hohenurach was built in the middle of the 11th century under the then Count of Urach.
In the following centuries, the ownership changed and the castle was part of numerous conflicts, especially in the Thirty Years' War. Until 1694 a heavy lightning strike into the Powder Tower destroyed large parts of the fortress and this was finally abandoned in 1761.
In more detail: de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burg_Hohenurach
A really large ruins of the former prison fortress Hohenurach. The views in Aracher Wasserfall can be seen and heard from there.
There are still some rooms, cellars, dungeons and open spaces to explore and is worth a visit in any case.
Until 2024, the castle ruins will be redeveloped in 4 stages, but it is only a very small part enclosed in scaffolding, which does not detract from the experience at the castle. We found it very nice and interesting.
The spiral staircases are often very small and narrow, so clothes should be worn that can get a bit dirty, otherwise everything is very accessible.
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