"2nd courtyard" Stolpen Things to Do Tip by german_eagle

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  2nd courtyard
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  • 2nd courtyard - Stolpen
      2nd courtyard
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  • 2nd courtyard - Stolpen
      2nd courtyard
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  • 2nd courtyard, view ahead - Stolpen
      2nd courtyard, view ahead
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After passing the Kornhaus (and paying the entrance fee) you reach the 2nd courtyard, built in 1518 by erecting the Kornhaus building.

Like the 1st courtyard this one also has a cistern. A bridge of stone replaced a draw-bridge of wood, leading across the large cistern. See picture 2, with ice and snow covering the cistern.

Pic 3: Walking on you see to the left the Johannis (Cosel-) tower, to the right the Schösser tower. Let's continue the tour with the main Portal ...

Website: http://www.burg-stolpen.de

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  • Updated May 3, 2012
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