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Location address: Deutschland, Wetteraukreis
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Münzenberg is a ruined castle in the town of the same name in Germany, dating from the 12th century. It is one of the best preserved castles from the High Middle Ages in Germany.
A striking feature of Münzenberg castle is that it has two tall defensive towers, a structure known as a bergfried . Such a tower is a typical feature of castles in the region, but there is usually only one, forming the strongest point of the castle. The bergfrieds at Münzenberg are both round, the taller one being 29 meters high.