Wartburg Castle Photos
An entrance bridge and tunnel lead into the
castle courtyard. (You can enter the castle grounds without buying a ticket.)
According to our Wartburg tour guide, the
fortifications weren't meant to serve any defensive purpose: Wartburg Castle was
built as a symbol of the founding Ludovinger family's power, wealth, and social
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