Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg


The Haut-Kœnigsbourg castle is a medieval castle located in the french communal of Orschwiller in the Alsatian region.

This historical monument is benefiting of a very significant amount of visitors, coming each year. The coat of arms of Guillaume II is still visible in the castle. Also, the castle is a symbol of German presence who took's place between 1871 and 1918. The ruins of the castle were listed in 1862, the restored parts of the castle as well as the national estate on which the castle is implanted became protected sites following a decree on the 11th of February 1993.

The château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg is one of the most visited tourist site in France with about 500,000 visitors each year. The castle looms over the plain of the Rhine.


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