Reichenstein Castle (Arlesheim)

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Reichenstein Castle

Reichenstein Castle (German: Burg Reichenstein) is a castle in the municipality of Arlesheim in the canton of Basel-Land in Switzerland. It is a Swiss heritage site of national significance.[1]

It is one of four castles on a slope called Birseck that confines the plain of the Birs river and is the sister castle to Birseck Castle.

1245-1813 the castle was a property of the Swiss noble family Reich von Reichenstein. This family hold also the Château de Landskron (France) and Inzlingen Castle (Germany).

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  1. ^ "Kantonsliste A-Objekte". KGS Inventar (in German). Federal Office of Civil Protection. 2009. Retrieved 25 April 2011. 

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Coordinates: 47°29′48″N 7°37′44″E / 47.496764°N 7.629007°E / 47.496764; 7.629007