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Hardenburg (Bad Dürkheim)

The Hardenburg on the eastern edge of the Palatinate Forest near the Rhineland-Palatinate town of Bad Dürkheim is even as a ruin one of the mightiest castles of Palatinate.

Hardenburg
Höhenburg
Bad Dürkheim-Hardenburg
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Hardenburg
Hardenburg Höhenburg is located in Germany
Hardenburg Höhenburg
Hardenburg
Höhenburg
Coordinates 49°27′44″N 8°07′18″E / 49.462219°N 8.121697°E / 49.462219; 8.121697Coordinates: 49°27′44″N 8°07′18″E / 49.462219°N 8.121697°E / 49.462219; 8.121697
Type hill castle
Code DE-RP
Area 180 × 90 m (590 × 300 ft)
Site information
Condition Ruin, partially reconstructed
Site history
Built 1205/1214
Garrison information
Occupants Counts

LiteratureEdit

  • Alexander Thon, ed. (2005) (in German), Wie Schwalbennester an den Felsen geklebt : Burgen in der Nordpfalz (1. ed.), Regensburg: Verlag Schnell und Steiner, pp. 60–67, ISBN 3-7954-1674-4 
  • Jürgen Keddigkeit; Alexander Thon; Michael Losse (2003) (in German), Burgruine Hardenburg bei Bad Dürkheim : Burgen, Schlösser, Altertümer Rheinland-Pfalz, Heft 3, Regensburg: Verlag Schnell und Steiner, ISBN 3-7954-1516-0 
  • Jürgen Keddigkeit; Alexander Thon; Michael Losse (2002), Jürgen Keddigkeit; Alexander Thon; Rolf Übel, eds., "Hardenburg" (in German), Pfälzisches Burgenlexikon. Bd. 2. F−H (Kaiserslautern) Bd. 12.2: pp. 280–294, ISBN 3-927754-48-X, ISSN 0936-7640 

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