Burg Rheinfels Castle (8/15)



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Rheinfels Castle (German: Burg Rheinfels) is a castle ruin situated over the left (west) bank of the Rhine in Sankt Goar, Germany. It was begun in 1245 by Count Diether V of Katzenelnbogen. After developments, it was the biggest fortification in the Middle Rhein Valley among Koblenz and Mainz. It was insulted by French Revolutionary Army troops in 1797. It is the biggest castle overlooking the Rhine, and generally secured multiple times its present region.

While a significant part of the castle is a ruin, a portion of the external buildings are presently a lavish lodging, "wellbeing" focus and restaurant.[citation needed] There is additionally a historical center within a portion of the better protected structures.


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