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Madenburg Castle

Madenburg Castle
Madenburg Castle

The ruin of Madenburg Castle is one of the biggest and oldest castle complexes in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. The castle was built on a cliff on the outskirts of the Palatinate Forest towards the Rhine rift. The ruin that is surrounded by forest lies on 458m overlooking Eschbach.

Despite their power of resistance, the castle was destroyed during the War of the Grand Alliance by the troups of Joseph de Montclar. The castle was never rebuilt.

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Address: Eschbach
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Eschenbach in der Oberpfalz

Eschenbach in der Oberpfalz is a town in the district of Neustadt (Waldnaab), in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated 25 km west of Neustadt an der Waldnaab, and 28 km southeast of Bayreuth. It is also about 1 km north of the large US military base in Grafenwöhr.

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