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»FAT, ONE-EYED, REVOLUTIONARY – Three Wettins for A Thousand Stories«

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»Mysterious Drawings Scratched in the plaster«

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»Elisabeth of Rochlitz – The Unknown Heroine of the Reformation «

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History

The imperial castle of Rochlitz was built presumably in the mid-10th century as part of the castle complex in the March of Meissen. Around the turn of the millenia, the castle was given to the Ekkehardingers. The castle owes its first documented evidence in 1009 when it was burnt down by Margrave Gunzelin. When the property was transferred to Margrave Konrad I of Wettin in 1143, its time as the imperial castle of Rochlitz ended.

Contact

Rochlitz Castle

Sörnziger Weg 1 | 09306 Rochlitz

Property of State Palaces, Castles and Gardens of Saxony, non profit

+49 (0) 3737 4923-10
rochlitz@schloesserland-sachsen.de