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The Rhineland Sights

Marksburg

  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Updated 11/14/2013

Fodor's Review

On the eastern shore overlooking the town of Braubach is the Marksburg. Built in the 13th century to protect the silver and lead mines in the area, it's the only land-based castle on the Rhine to have survived the centuries intact. Within its massive walls are a collection of weapons and manuscripts, a medieval botanical garden, and a self-service restaurant. Try to get a table on the terrace to enjoy the stunning view.

Sight Information

Phone:

02627-206

Website: www.marksburg.de

Sight Details:

  • €6
  • Easter–Oct., daily 10–5; Nov.–Easter, daily 11–4

Updated 11/14/2013

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