Engelburg Castle Ruins

Mühlhausen, Germany

The remains of the Engelburg castle was probably built in 1260-1280 to the site of 8th century hill fort. The castle was destroyed in 1312 in the war between the Emperor and city states. From the former castle only foundations can be seen.



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Founded: 1260-1280
Category: Miscellaneous historic sites in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)


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Uwe Ohneburg (10 months ago)
Sparse remains of a small fort from Blankenstein. Presumably built on the remains of a predecessor castle of the Allemannen called Biberburg. But certainly destroyed in the city war. And not rebuilt. So today you almost only have foundation remains, a good information board and a great view. The mountain is traversed by a bunker system. However, the corridors used as air raid shelters are closed. Nothing is revealed about sightseeing opportunities. You can park at Kaufland or at the Palmsches Schloss.
Bernd Winterfeld (10 months ago)
It was the holiday home of Engelbold von Kaltental, and Katchen von Kaltental was his daughter.
samsu Ilona (2 years ago)
It's an old historical place and it's important as the pictures show and you have to go upstairs to see the remains of the old castle and the view from the top is beautiful I recommend if you come down go to the opposite one Side where the old church and the tower are there You will also find nice things to enjoy and don't forget to ask a passerby or resident about these places, you will know more
Mentos (2 years ago)
Very nice place
Steffen Vanlaack (3 years ago)
There is not much to see, you can actually only see three cellar holes, it is locked and the top of the ruin is almost cut off. Not a special destination!
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