Hiltpoltstein Castle

Hiltpoltstein, Germany

Hiltpoltstein Castle was originally a high mediaeval aristocratic castle dating to the 11th or 12th century. It stands in the centre of the market village of Markt Hiltpoltstein in the Upper Franconian county of Forchheim in the south German state of Bavaria. Its present appearance as a triple-winged building goes back to renovations carried out at the end of the 16th century.



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Founded: 11th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Salian Dynasty (Germany)


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Nobby (2 years ago)
The castle itself is generally not open to visitors, except on special days, you can walk around almost the entire castle from a distance and always get a great view of the proud castle from below.
David Virgo (2 years ago)
Worth a visit for good photos.
Simson (5 years ago)
DieWo RezensionenSchreibt (5 years ago)
Definitely worth a visit if you're in the area anyway. A detour is definitely worthwhile, as the castle seems to rise almost majestically from the rocks. The half-timbered houses at the foot of the castle with the castle in the background are a very picturesque and photogenic sight. Even if you can't visit the castle complex, I still give it 5 stars ?????
Olesia Frank (7 years ago)
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