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Heidelberg Castle

Listed under Castles & Palaces in Mannheim, Germany.

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Heidelberg Castle, built by Prince Elector Ruprecht III in the 14th century, sits high above the town, surrounded by gardens and woodland. In the 1700s stones from the castle were used to construct houses in the town, until Count Charles de Graimberg stepped in to stop the regal fortifications being used as a quarry. The King's Hall was only actually added in 1934.

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