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Rotteln Castle (Burg Rötteln)

Rötteln Castle

Rotteln Castle is a ruined medieval citadel located in Lörrach, Baden-Württemberg region in Germany.




Location: Lörrach, Baden-Württemberg  Map

Constructed: 11th century by Lords of Rötteln




Description of Rotteln Fortress


Rotteln Fortress was constructed in 11th century by the orders of Lords of Rötteln. Rotteln Castle was badly damaged during Thirty Years' War then the citadel was occupied by the Imperial and Swedish forces. The final blow came during another European was that became known as Franco- Dutch War. In 1678 French Marshall Crecque destroyed its military fortifications. The ruins of Rotteln Castle were left abandoned.











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