Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Castle of Warburg a thousand years castle

Wartburg Castle, which is almost 1,000 years old, is one of the most famous castle and best preserved German. According to legend, founded in 1067, and its history can be traced back to the times of Landgraves from Thuringia.

Surviving 12th century buildings main stronghold, and a perfect example of Romanesque architecture jewel end, still be traces of success. Buildings undergoing restoration and redecoration of the 19th century when medieval architecture restored and enhanced with historical information on the new construction. Extensive field visit today is like opening a book filled with 900 years of history.

Courtly art of the Middle Ages, St. Elisabeth and work life, Martin Luther translated the New Testament, student festival of brotherhood 'and Wagner's German romantic opera "Tannhauser" all combine to make a visit to the Wartburg Castle exciting and memorable experience. It is not only the fortress archetype, it is a monument of history and culture of Germany and has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1999.