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Castle Stolberg 02

The Stolberg castle seems to literally grow out of the massive limestone rock. Already in the 12th century built by Knights Reinardus Stalburg at this point a paved courtyard, which was expanded in later centuries more.

This said Knight of Reinardus by Stalburg is also the namesake for the village and the city of Stolberg.

Ende of the 19th century the castle was only a ruin and they say that in many of the houses of the old town, Castle stones were used. 1887 bought the industrialist Moritz Krause the ruins and built it up again.

In 1909 he donated the castle to the citizens and the city of Stolberg.

Further information on Wikipedia

and http on the homepage of the castle

Copyright: Paul Linden
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10792x5396
Taken: 01/11/2014
Uploaded: 01/11/2014
Updated: 06/01/2019


Tags: castle; stolberg; germany; aachen
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