He is one of the rather Unknown in Hesse, the castle forest to the North-East of Marburg. Hardly settled, there is discover a silence, for Hiking well-developed landscape. WM for wall fairy tale is about each of the renewed nature trails. It could also be called myth. Mixing and alluvial forests, bogs, heaths, streams, rocks, and chest-high ferns – something from the mythical understanding of the nature, like the Celts, is said, seems to be the castle, the forest, and to have again.
the Celtic wall suggests the remains of a fortress from the 5. century BC, on the sloping West flank of the almost 400-Meter-high Christian mountain. More striking are the remains of the Swiss franc. They used the area Plateau since the early 8.Century as a secure operational base (Castrum), and as a beacon of the mission's activities in the fight against the pagan Saxons. The base around with a defense-in-depth, well-preserved System of ditches and Erdmauern.
wooden chapel in the 10. Century
If, however, Boniface preached to the Gentiles, what is to prove a stone footprint, called a Bustard? It is certain that in the Castrum, a wooden Church stood, from the in 10. Century a house of worship arose. Later, as Dean Church Gothic form elements of the impressive summit expanded their mastery of the Romanesque. The Old Sexton's house opposite, a small permanent houses exhibition of Celtic artefacts and models of the fixtures.
The castle in the forest was because of the waterlogging-prone Sandstone subsoil of a permanent settlement. The Huguenots benefited, after Landgraf Karl of Hesse-Kassel 1687 instructed the place Swabian village and a larger Area (French meadow) had left.
Even today farmers of other communities to hold their ownership rights and to prevent that can transform the entire Terrain in a humid area, such as in the Western part. Its special feature are Transition mires and quaking bogs, in which the plant cover of peat mosses and grasses floats freely on the water surface.
In the late summer, the unique, in 1987, about 115 hectares of protected habitat unfolds its own, elegiac appeal, if the dissolved fruiting bodies of cotton grass, Sedges and birch streaks on the dark brown moor pond drawing.
The Christians of the mountain can be approached from Munchausen on a narrow street directly. The Parking possibilities are limited, and 500 meters further there is a fallback surface. In the case of arrival by train to get out of there, Then from the Station in Munchausen with the mark X9 (white) cross through it, in all the tree-lined valley, and the mirror pond on the uphill climb. The X-9 is also relevant when Start on the Christians in the mountain.Updated Date: 14 August 2020, 18:20