Hirschhorn Castle

Hirschhorn, Germany

Hirschhorn Castle was built around 1250-1260 on land given as a fief by Lorsch Abbey, which since 1232 was in the possession of the Archbishop of Mainz. In the castle, which is fortified by walls and towers, a keep, a great hall, stables and several gates and outbuildings can still be seen.

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Founded: 1250-1260
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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mojgrad (5 years ago)
Very nice old town, clean, with soul.
Dorothee Oberdhan (5 years ago)
Wonderful, well preserved castle dating to 1250 overlooking the river Neckar! There are several buildings, a tower, wall and gates to see. Unfortunately, buildings and the restaurant are currently under construction but this is well worth a visit just for the fabulous views.
Ross Grant (5 years ago)
Very pretty and quiet little town. If you are hiking be aware that there is very little in the way of accommodation in town so you may want to book ahead.
George Cocirlea (5 years ago)
Ok
Emma Gems (5 years ago)
Nice
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