Castle Stahleck near Bacharach on the Rhine River

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Castle Stahleck above Bacharach on the Rhine River in Germany.
Castle Stahleck above Bacharach on the Rhine River in Germany.
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Castle Stahleck above Bacharach on the Rhine River in Germany.
Castle Stahleck above Bacharach on the Rhine River in Germany.
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Rhine Castle Stahleck, Bacharach Rhine River

Town wall loop road from Bacharach on the Rhine River to castle Stahlberg.
Town wall loop road (Stadtmauerrundweg) from Bacharach on the Rhine River along the medieval town wall to castle Stahlberg.

Bacharach on the Rhine River with castle Stahleck, ruin Wernerkapelle and Peter's church.

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Extended on the Rhine hills out of town lies the castle Stahleck by Bacharach.

It's exact date of origin is not known, but it has been proved that the castle was already occupied since the year 1095. It's first mentioned in documents in the year 1135 under Goswin von Hochstadt. In former times it was called castle Stabekkum or Sthaleckthum.
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Castle Stahleck above Bacharach on the Rhine River in Germany.
Castle Stahleck above Bacharach on the Rhine River in Germany.
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Until 1148 almost 10 years of fight followed for the rights of the Stahleck. Through evil manipulation Hermann, brother-in-law of King Konrad III, finally won. The palatinate and the estates fell to him.

In the yeasr 1156, after the death of Hermann of Stahleck, his stepbrother Konrad von Hohenstaufen became count palatine of Bacharach on the Rhine river. The town of Bacharach, which is situated on the castle mountain, became center and residence of the originating palatine territory on the Rhine river.

Castle Stahleck, which was originally the most farthest southern situated property of the Cologne bishops, was assigned from the emporer Barbarossa to his brother Konrad in the year 1190.

In the year 1194, the wedding of Stahleck, the secret espousal between the son of Heinrich des Lowen and the daughter of the count palatine Konrad made history.

In the year 1214, the castle Stahleck near Bacharach on the Rhine river was appointed as a done feud to the Wittelbacher Ludwig of Bavaria, so that this mighty gender now had two ideal major locations near the Rhine river with the castles Stahleck and Pfalz. It became domicile of the palatine castle count and the official office staff.

Castle Stahleck near Bacharach at the Rhine river was a rampart of the palatinate as control of the Rhine river.

In the Thirty Years' War, in mid October of the year 1644, as the Catholic party banished the French out of the town with 250 cavalries and 450 Cologne foot soldiers, these fled into the castle Stahleck. Colonel of Nievernheimb, commander on the fortress Ehrenbreitstein, let the castle Stahleck near Bacharach at the Rhine river thereupon be fired at without occupying it.

In the year 1666, the castle Stahleck near Bacharach at the Rhine river, which was strongly affected the in the year 1644, was reestablished by the elector count palatine Carl Ludwig
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Bacharach on the Rhine River with castle Stahleck, Peterskirche (Peter's church) and the towers Marktturm and Munzturm.
Bacharach on the Rhine River with castle Stahleck, Peterskirche (Peter's church) and the towers Marktturm and Munzturm.

Castle Stahleck near Bacharach on the Rhine River
Castle Stahleck above Bacharach on the Rhine River in Germany.

Castle Stahleck high above Bacharach on the Rhine River
Castle Stahleck high above Bacharach on the Rhine River.

Castle Stahleck high above Bacharach from the right Rhine River side.
Castle Stahleck high above Bacharach from the right Rhine River side.

Castle Stahleck high above Bacharach on the Rhine River.
Castle Stahleck high above Bacharach on the Rhine River.

Castle Stahleck high above Bacharach on the Rhine River.
Castle Stahleck high above Bacharach on the Rhine River.
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Pictures from Bacharach in Germany with towers and a medieval historical town wall

Rhineland-Palatinate, Rhine River Valley, near Loreley Rock Romantic Tower Hotel „Kranenturm“ Bacharach on the Rhine river, 35 beds, rooms with Rhine river view or castle view, breakfast buffet, romanic-restaurant, lunch and dinner up to 80 people, children’s menu, Rhine river terrace, lounge for up to 25 people  
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Germany, Rhine River Valley, Mainz, Rudesheim, Bacharach, Lorelei Rock, Koblenz Nonsmoking Canopy bed holiday apartment Hermann, ask for Last Minute Offers Central quiet location in Oberwesel on the Rhine river. Renovated in 2015, 55 sqm. Bedroom with historic four-poster bed and satellite TV, living room with sofa bed and satellite TV, kitchen, free Wi-Fi, balcony, terrace. Car parking. 4 boat landing stages. 630 meters from castle Schonburg. Favorable permanent rental price from Nov. to March.  
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