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The most beautiful castles in the World

Eltz Castle

As an eternal guard perched on a rock above the river Elzbach, the Eltz Castle is a genuine example of a medieval knight’s castles. Over a number of centuries, the castle belonged permanently to the same house of Eltz aristocrats, whose descendants have allowed it in modern times to be partly sightseen. An engraving of the Eltz Castle was used on the German 500 Deutsche Mark note for many years, making it one of the most recognized symbols of Germany. (more)