"Mueckenburg" Altena Things to Do Tip by yumyum

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The Mueckenburg or castle Muecken dates back to the middle ages and was originally part of the outer defence system of Altena castle. It?s located at the ?Totschlag? which is the narrowest part the the street leading to the castle where potential invaders could be hit dead (= Totschlag). In the 17th and 18th century there were many reconstructions and extensions which led to today?s appearance.

Address: Fritz-Thomee-Strasse

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  • Written Sep 16, 2007
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