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Burg Falkenstein

Burg Falkenstein 1, 06543 Falkenstein/Harz, Germany

Iconic Buildings
Old Ruins

About Burg Falkenstein

Falkenstein Castle is a German castle in the Harz mountains dating to the High Middle Ages period. It is located in the town of Falkenstein/Harz between Aschersleben and Harzgerode. It was built between 1120 and 1180 and has been modified frequently since then. Today the castle and its museum are one of the most popular destinations in the Harz mountains. It is part of the Romanesque Road. The castle has a falconry and a restaurant that offer traditional 'knightly' food.



Attractions near Burg Falkenstein

Stiftskirche St. Servatius14.57km from Burg Falkenstein

The former collegiate church of St. Servatius in Quedlinburg - also known as St. Servatii or Quedlinburg Cathedral - is a monument of high Romanesque architecture dedicated to Saints Dionysius and Servatius . The three-aisled basilica , essentially built between 1070 and 1129, was the church of the Quedlinburg women's monastery.

Bocksberg15.72km from Burg Falkenstein

The Bocksberg in the Upper Harz is about 727  m above sea level high local mountain of the Goslar district Hahnenklee-Bockswiese in the district of Goslar in Lower Saxony.  Its summit is 1.2 km east-southeast of Hahnenklee and 1.2 km northeast of Bockswiese, which together form the Goslar district of Hahnenklee-Bockswiese; the Goslar core city is 7.4 km to the northeast. On the summit of the Bocksberg there is a restaurant and a wooden observation tower that was built in 1976.

Rosstrappe18.4km from Burg Falkenstein

The Rosstrappe is 403  m above sea level high granite rock above the Bodetal in the Harz Mountains. It is located opposite the Hexentanzplatz in the corridor of the town of Thale in the Harz district of Saxony-Anhalt.   It can be reached from Thale, Treseburg, or Wienrode on a road, on foot, or from Thale with a chair lift. The mountain hotel of the same name with a panoramic terrace has been located on the rock since the middle of the 19th century. The mountain station of the chair lift is clos

Bode Gorge18.57km from Burg Falkenstein

A 10 meters long ravine which was part of the  Bode valley between Treseburg and Thale. The River Bode, which rises on the highest mountain in the Harz, the Brocken, has cut deeply into the hard Ramberg granite rock. The Bode Gorge was designated a nature reserve in early of 1937 and it is one of the largest nature reserves in Saxony-Anhalt. Right at the entrance to the Bode Gorge, there is a true playground paradise for children with a climbing wall, a mini roller coaster, adventure playgrounds

Hamburger Wappen21.02km from Burg Falkenstein

A highly unusual rock feature on the Teufelsmauer rock formation not far from Timmenrode in the Harz Mountains in central Germany. One of the hiking attractions in this area and also a place blessed with natural beauty. Next to it is a rock cave known as the Kuhstall.

Europa-Rosarium23.31km from Burg Falkenstein

The Europa-Rosarium in Sangerhausen has the largest rose collection in the world. Today more than 8,600 rose species and rose varieties, over 57 rose classes - a total of around 80,000 rose bushes are planted on an area of ​​13 hectares. These include around 500 different species and forms of wild roses. The rosarium is operated by the GRF Foundation Europa-Rosarium Sangerhausen.

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Saxony-Anhalt is a state of Germany, bordering the states of Brandenburg, Saxony, Thuringia, and Lower Saxony.  Almost all of Saxony-Anhalt lies within the North European Plain, and its landscapes exhibit impacts from successive eras of glaciation.  One of the beautiful states in Germany which were blessed with natural beauty.