Castle breaking stone (Hessen)

the castle breaking stone lies in the region mountain angle in east Hessen and belongs to the municipality Schlüchtern.


the first firm building here became probably in 13. Century builds. The situation offered a good view over the Kinzigtal. Since the beginning 14. Century was the castle in the possession of the gentlemen von Hanau. In 16. Century was partly destroyed the castle in the course of the Brandensteiner feud. In the run the castle belonged to its changeful history to Hessen Kassel, cure Hessen and Prussia. The castle is today still inhabited and accommodates a wood equipment museum, as well as the Japanese filter old collection.

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