Church of San Andrés is an impressive church built in stone in the 16th century. In the same building, several architectural styles are to be seen, from the gothic to the neoclassical and the renaissance. The most Gothic parts are the nearest to the towers. It's the only remaining part of the Gothic building over which the current building was erected. Picturesque columns and archs. In the other part of the church we can see the sacristy, in neoclassical style. In the middle part we can see the stylistic evolution in the building. In the 'crucero' part we can see a Renaissance style. The church has also a baroque and renaissance-style altarpiece. The 18th-century organ, of classical style, is still in use and used for concerts.References:
The Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg is situated in a strategic area on a rocky spur overlooking the Upper Rhine Plain, it was used by successive powers from the Middle Ages until the Thirty Years' War when it was abandoned. From 1900 to 1908 it was rebuilt at the behest of the German kaiser Wilhelm II. Today it is a major tourist site, attracting more than 500,000 visitors a year.
The first records of a castle built by the Hohenstaufens date back to 1147. The fortress changed its name to Koenigsburg (royal castle) around 1157. The castle was handed over to the Tiersteins by the Habsburgs following its destruction in 1462. They rebuilt and enlarged it, installing a defensive system designed to withstand artillery fire.
The fortification work accomplished over the 15th century did not suffice to keep the Swedish artillery at bay during the Thirty Years War, and the defences were overrun.