Eltz Castle

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Eltz Castle - Germany
Eltz Castle - Germany
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Eltz Castle
📍 Germany
Eltz Castle is an iconic medieval castle in the wooded hills of Wierschem, Germany. This 800-year-old castle is one of the few in the region that has never been destroyed and remains in the same family for over thirty generations, making it a must-see for all visitors.

The castle is a fine example of traditional Rhinish fortress, comprising three formidable towers and a fortified wall connected by a Transverse Great Hall. Eltz Castle is surrounded by a picturesque landscape of deep oak forests, described in the historical texts and poem of the nearby Rhein. The tour of the castle is open to all visitors, offering a great opportunity to discover its stories and hidden treasures. The interior is filled with authentic furniture and precious artifacts, bringing the castle's and Germany's history to life. Visitors can explore the castle's eight different structures, each displaying it's own unique ceiling and wall decorations, such as vividly painted 16th-century murals, stunning gothic design elements, and more contemporary styles. The castle is a popular destination for photographers and visitors alike, so make sure to plan your visit accordingly and enjoy the experience of visiting an ancient castle, with its unique architecture, mystery, and history.

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