20 most impressive castles in Germany

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Imperial Castle in Cochem - Reichsburg Cochem. The castle was located in a strategically important place above the Moselle River, in the middle centuries it was used to collect customs duties. Employees could block traffic on the river, using a special chain, directly from the castle. In the XVII century the castle was badly damaged, but it was restored to private funds in the era of German Romanticism. Since 1978 it is in the city property.

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