Château de Hohenfels
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The castle was built at the end of the 13th century and recorded in a document for the first time in 1293. It was destroyed by troops from Strasbourg and Haguenau in 1423, and again during the German Peasants' War in 1525.
The semi-troglodytic castle is built on a sandstone table, separated from the crest of the hill by a ditch dug into the bare rock. The castle was built with six floors and allowed surveillance of the access roads towards Lorraine. It was certainly altered in the 15th century.
- Remains of the old wall closing the lower courtyard.
- The surrounding wall of large dressed stones.
- The cistern cut into the sandstone and its water collection system.
- Of the lower courtyard, only fragments of walls and a cistern remain.
- The western platform has kept some remains as well as a room cut out of the rock.
- The manor house, at the eastern end of the summit, has kept its north wall of dressed stones up to three levels.
- French Ministry of Culture database entry for Château de Hohenfels - Protection file (in French)
- French Ministry of Culture database entry for Château de Hohenfels - Inventory file (in French)
- Official site of the commune