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Saaleck Castle

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The Saaleck castle was a complex of the margraves of Meissen.

He had the castle as a fief and the right to exercise jurisdiction and collect the tithe. The castle changed hands many times until the Reformation.
Then the decay of the castle began. The castle was used as a quarry by the local farmers, only the two round towers have been preserved, and it was first mentioned in 1140 by the Naumburg
The Saaleck castle was a complex of the margraves of Meissen.

He had the castle as a fief and the right to exercise jurisdiction and collect the tithe. The castle changed hands many times until the Reformation.

Then the decay of the castle began. The local farmers used the abandoned castle as a quarry, only the two round towers remained.

Its first mention dates back to 1140, issued by the Naumburg bishop Udo I. The first historical society was founded here on 3 October 1819. A diorama shows wild horse hunters 15000 years ago in the Saale valley. Every year new special exhibitions are presented.
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April - October:
Saturday/Sunday/holidays/by arrangement 10:00 - 17:00
  • for school classes
  • for families
  • for individual guests
  • Suitable for seniors
  • for children (3-6 years)
  • for children (6-10 years)
  • for children (from 10 years)
  • Cash payment
Adults: 2,00 €
Children: 0,50 €

Where:

Address:

Saaleck local history society e.V.

At the castle hill 32
06628 Bad Kösen
Phone: +49 34463 / 27745
E-mail: kurier@burg-saaleck.info
website: http://www.burg-saaleck.info/

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