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Travel to Germany-20,000 castle waiting you

Germany is the European country that has approximately 20,000 known and unknown castles, and this makes the country at tops the country list that must be visited. The Medieval castles Germany attract history lover from the across world, most castles are at least a hundred years old, few of them changes to Museums, Hotels, and to historical monuments, but they still have the ability to visit, because of art work and the architecture. From defensive medieval castle, to fairy tale castles, Germany has it all.


What is medieval castle actually?

In European history, the Medieval Period lasted from the 5th to the 15th century, actually it start with the fall of Western Roman Empire, the merge into the Renaissance discover the Middle Ages. The European history flood with blood, because of between the 1347 and 1350, the Black Death killed about a third of Europeans. Similarly, the castle made in middle age called medieval castle.

During the middle ages, the German empire split into pieces in form of small states ruled not only by the kings, but also by Dukes, Earls, and Bishops. Later these all states combined again into Roman Empire, ruled by single Emperor. In earlier age the Emperor has to accept and follow restriction. The centuries pass, and the count of state in Empire increased about 30 states. And this is also a reason why are there so many ruins and castles in Germany? And why many visitors travel to Germany?

The Germany Top Ten castle below 

·         Reichsburg Cochem.
·         Mespelbrunn Castle.
·         Wartburg.
·         Lichtenstein Castle.
·         Schwerin Castle.
·         Heidelberg Castle.
·         Hohenschwangau Castle.
·         Burg Eltz.
·         Hohenzollern Castle
·         Neuschwanstein Castle

Hohenzollern Castle Name on the mountain, actually this castle sitting atop Mount Hohenzollern, beginnings in the 11th century. Unfortunately, the original castle was destroyed over the centuries, and only the chapel remaining, in the mid of 19th century, the by King Frederick William IV of Prussia rebuild id. At present, it is awesome museum, nothing like other in Germany.

Neuschwanstein Castle is the probably the most photographed building in Germany, Neuschwanstein Castle, is also one of Europe's most popular holiday destinations. Nestled among the list of amazing beauty of the Bavarian Alps close to the town of Fussen, this fairy-tale castle offered as the Motivation behind Walt Disney's Sleeping Beauty Castle.

Germany Castle Dictionary

These are the few Castle related German Words that tourist must have to know for understand the castle culture and history in this country.

·         Burg (castle) - Burg refers to strong, fortified buildings
·         Schloss (palace) - residence of a king or queen
·         Schloss (manor house) - Schloss also refers to large houses owned by noble families
·         Festung (fortress) - a large, strong castle
·         Bergfried (keep) - the strong main tower of a castle or fortress
·         Zugbrücke (drawbridge)
·         Torhaus (gate house)

Hivino Travels recommendation 

These are the basic information about the castle history in German, for connivance you can hire local guide or you can ask to your traveling company for arrange guide, the cost can include in package. Here no doubts that this country has history, culture, and natural beauty and a local guide can explain it better.

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