Rating: 7,8/10 (5854 votes)towering over the clear waters of Lake Constance in the Baden-Wurttemberg region. This remarkable building is also called the Old Castle. It was built around the 7th century on the strategically important route at that time from Upper Swabia to Switzerland. A distinctive feature of Mersburg is that it is the oldest among the habitable fortresses in Germany.
The majestic fortress building is an excellent example of late Gothic architecture and baroque. The gates of the fortress have been open to tourists since the 19th century. This landmark still attracts a lot of visitors' attention. In addition, the fortress served as the beginning of the formation of a town on the shore of the lake.
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Topic: Fortress Mersburg in Germany.