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Nanstein Castle (Burg Nanstein)
Nanstein Castle, Landstuhl
Formerly a fortified protection of land and people, the castle is now the symbol of the city. Nanstein is one of the most famous castles in the Pfalz, due to a spectacular siege in 1523 when the lord of the castle Franz of Sickingen died. The fall of Nanstein is a symbol for a final end of the decline of the castles in the Pfalz. The first reference to the castle was made in a legal document dating from 1189 but the castle is certainly older than this.Opening times:
Monday is closed, starting 10/1 - 11/30 opening is 10:00 until 4pm. Starting 12/1 - 12/31 it is closed. After 1/1 until 3/31 starting 10:00 - 4pm and after 4/1 they are open from 10:00 - 6pm until 9/30.
The cashier is closing 30 minutes prior to closing.Admission:
- Adults : 3,00 €
- Adults with a discount : 2,10 €
- Kids (under 18) : 1,50 €
- Kids (under 6) : free
- with the car: The oficial exit it through the village Melkerei. They have a radar traps, so be aware of the speed limits.
- hiking: follow the stairs next to the "Zehntenscheune" and the "Sickingenweg" starting from Station 2 until Station 8.
[ Source: http://www.landstuhl.de ]
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