The Marksburg (castle), Germany (Rhineland-Palatinate)

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The Marksburg is a castle above the town of Braubach near Koblenz in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

It is one of the principal sites of the Rhine Gorge UNESCO World Heritage Site. The fortress was used for protection rather than as a residence for royal families. Notable is an example of a bergfried designed as a butter-churn tower.

The Marksburg is a castle above the town of Braubach in Rhineland-Palatinate and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
The Marksburg is a castle above the town of Braubach in Rhineland-Palatinate and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
The Marksburg is a castle above the town of Braubach in Rhineland-Palatinate and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
The Marksburg is a castle above the town of Braubach in Rhineland-Palatinate and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

German Castles and Palaces

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