Voigtsberg Castle

Oelsnitz, Vogtland, Germany

The oldest part of the Voigtsberg Castle is a 22m high tower built around 1200. The castle was extended with two other towers and St. George's Chapel in 1300-1330 and later with bastions agains the firearms. The original castle was destroyed in 1632 during Thirty Years' War and rebuilt later.

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Founded: c. 1200
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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William Harrack (6 months ago)
Stumbled across this place after leaving the Autobahn for a break. Surprising history and has plenty free parking and great views across the nearby landscape. Been a prison Army training camp and base for Hitler Youth. Impressive building .
ali cj (6 months ago)
❤️
Markéta Hrubešová (7 months ago)
Great.
Michael Amamieye (9 months ago)
We had a beautiful service here today. From the service, we wished my spiritual father, Bishop Pius Odioko a happy Platinum Jubilee.
Kathleen Smith (10 months ago)
There will be a PROGRAM there on Deutchland Museum Day.
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