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Trifels

Annweiler (Kreis Südliche Weinstrasse)

In the high Middle Ages, the imperial castle of Trifels was regarded as a cornerstone of imperial power - "he who holds the Trifels, holds the empire."

In the 12th and 13th centuries, the castle was in the possession of the Salic and Hohenstaufen emperors who kept the imperial insignia here. the massive castle keep is from the early 13th century; it was at the same time the gate-tower to the great hall, with the chapel housed in its upper story. The adjoining great hall was built completely new from 1938 on in the style of the 13th century. The well tower, standing outside of the ring wall and linked to the castle by a bridge, is a particularly impressive medieval structure.

 

 

 

 

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