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Barbarossa Cave - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Mühlen 6, 99707 Kyffhäuserland, Germany


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About Barbarossa Cave

The Barbarossa Cave is an anhydrite cave in the Kyffhäuser Hills near Rottleben in the East German state of Thuringia. It is a cave with large caves, caves, and lakes. The anhydrite gypsum formed on the surface due to the humidity in the cave and, as a result, increased. The resulting layers of plaster gradually separate from the underlying rock and hang like wallpaper from the walls and ceilings of the underground caverns.

Attractions Near Barbarossa Cave

Kyffhäuserdenkmal mit Kaiser Barbarossa
Kyffhäuserdenkmal mit Kaiser Barbarossa6.48km from Barbarossa Cave

The Kyffhäuser Monument is a Kaiser Wilhelm monument in the Kyffhäuser Mountains on the site of the former Reichsburg Kyffhausen in the district of Steinthaleben in the Kyffhäuserkreis in Thuringia. The 81 m high monument was erected in honor of Kaiser Wilhelm I from 1892 to 1896 and is the third-largest monument in Germany after the Völkerschlachtdenkmal in Leipzig and the Kaiser Wilhelm Monument at Porta Westfalica.

Europa-Rosarium22.09km from Barbarossa Cave

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.

Rennsteig23.81km from Barbarossa Cave

The Rennsteig is an approximately 170 km long ridge trail and a historic border trail in the Thuringian Forest, Thuringian Slate Mountains, and Franconian Forest. It is also the oldest and, with around 100,000 hikers annually, the most popular long-distance hiking trail in Germany. It begins in the Eisenach district of Hörschel on the banks of the Werra and ends in Blankenstein at the Selbitzbrücke. His Signs is a white R.

Turingia Baseno
Turingia Baseno25.88km from Barbarossa Cave

Turingia Baseno is the fertile agricultural region of Germany, between the Harz mountains on the north and the Thuringian Forest range on the south. It extends westward from the Saxon lowland. The basin’s eastward-flowing streams. The Basin is surrounded by a wide outer girdle of limestone ridges and the view of this place is truly breathtaking.

Bocksberg35.14km from Barbarossa Cave

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.

Burg Falkenstein
Burg Falkenstein37.53km from Barbarossa Cave

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.

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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.