Landskron Castle Ruins

Oppenheim, Germany

Landskron castle itself was probably built in the early 13th century. Is first mentioned in 1244. This castle was destroyed in 1257 and 1275 by the rebellion Oppenheim citizens. It was rebuilt in 1281.

The castle burned down in 1621 during the Thirty Years War. In the Nine Years War, French troops blew up the keep in 1689 to keep. In the following years the citizens used the ruins as a quarry.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Ruins in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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Jason Grübel (2 years ago)
Cool
Wadim Siebert (2 years ago)
Great views!
Rebecca DelVillano (3 years ago)
What a cool place! The views are amazing.
Brent Layton (3 years ago)
In the 70 - 80 it was a grate play Frisbee and get away from everybody love that someday I want to come back
Markus Klein (4 years ago)
If you like history go and see the castle ruins. Go for a nice walk trough the wine country after. The view is spectacular.
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