Wartburg Castle (Germany)
Thuringia See list of castles in Germania
This castle in the heart of Thuringia, built in 1070, is, in spite of the alterations of later centuries, one of the most beautiful and best preserved medieval fortresses in Europe.
The Wartburg castle near Eisenach (Thuringia) is viewed from outside, a massive construction for defensive purposes, but inside has many crops and romantic corners. The castle was built in 1070 and, despite the alterations of later centuries, it is one of the most beautiful and best preserved medieval fortresses in Europe. It is among the monuments included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the Middle Ages the castle was also an important center of German poetry of Minnesang. Several times a center of important events in the history of politics and German culture is one of the most interesting tourist destinations of Thuringia and attracts a growing number of tourists.