Wertheim Castle of Baden-Württemberg by EuroTourData
Wertheim Castle is the restored ruins of the hillside castle, that was built around 1183 as the fortified residence of the Counts of Wertheim. Info based on the article Burg Wertheim of German Wikipedia.
Wertheim Castle of Baden-Württemberg info
Wertheim Castle history
In 1619 a gunpowder explosion destroyed some parts of the castle. During the Thirty Years' War, the castle was occupied by Swedish troops, and in 1634, after artillery shelling by imperial troops, the castle was in ruins. Since 1995 the castle belongs to the town of Wertheim.
Description of Wertheim Castle
After 1400, the castle received powerful defensive walls that were connected to the city walls of Wertheim. In the center of the inner bailey located the keep about 25 meters high, surrounded by a high defensive wall on the east side. The ruins of the Palas are nearby. The outer bailey is at a much lower level of the hillside.
|Tourist Audience||Cultural heritage tourism|
|German name||Burg Wertheim|
|Entrance fee||€ 2|
|Opening hours||Daily from to to sunset|
|Video||Burg Wertheim on YouTube|
|Contains||Restaurant Burg Wertheim|
|Street address||Schloßgasse 11|
|Google Map||Wertheim Castle|
|Directions to||Wertheim Castle|
|Waze Map||Wertheim Castle|
|Knowledge Panel||Wertheim Castle|
Nearby historical landmark in Baden-Württemberg
Dataset to Wertheim Castle of Baden-Württemberg
Tabular dataset and ATOM feed to Wertheim Castle of Baden-Württemberg.
ETD ID: wrthbdw-grm.
Creator: Nikolaj Antonov - ORCID.
Published: - Central European Time (UTC+01:00).
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