So many of the Taunus mountains, steep heights, and in wide areas, forests, and fields replace each other, one of them is missing – a significant body of water, the pleasure for leisure or for quiet enjoyment of nature are. Only where the human being help by weirs, there are larger expanses of water, such as Hatt stone pond and Meerpfuhl in Usingen or the Möttauer pond, close to the homonymous Hamlet of because münster.
with four and a half acres, while not Constance, and not even a water sport may be operated, but since its revival at a historic site in 1976 and the Expansion as a recreation and nature reserve has developed a green oasis, with around 75 tree and shrub species. Lawns and riverside trails allow undisturbed observation of the birds, including a grey Heron colony. The rich fish stock does not, of course, only With a fishing license you are allowed to eject the rod.
A mountable round tower
use In the restoration of the pond was still on the previous dam. Already in the 15th century. Century saw the creation of two ponds, the arrange then put the counts of Nassau-Weilburg were used for the breeding of fish, only in 1590, the Dry. After the predominantly of the iron production living Möttauer for charcoal had almost like all the trees, was banned from the forest pasture, and in the Möttbachtal replacement created.
but it is because of the Burger ruler, the removal of solid and smelting of iron ore promoted. Not least to protect their mining facilities established with the Philip stone, a Fortress against the in sight of resident counts of Solms-Braunfels. After decay and depletion, however, remained of the superstructure and the mighty shield wall a little. Only voluntary use of secured and – mountable – circular tower.
The castle was built lying from diabase. This extreme hard Rock, a cubic meter weighs up to three tons, is in Association with the prevailing quartzite of the actual reason why on the high level of the Taunus, no large bodies of water formed. How deep is the more than 350-million-year-old submarine resulting volcanic ranges of the rock, the observation deck "Look in the hole" of a diabase quarry not far from the Möttäuer pond is impressive: eight soles or a good 100 meters.
Already in the fourth Generation of a local family building company with around a Million tonnes a year for gravel, crushed stone, or decorative natural stones. The rounded, with a light polishing greenish grey shiny rocks to Refine the most Beautiful Parks and private gardens.
Despite its location on the B 456 because münster-Möttau not from the Rhein-Main area, accessible by public transport. Motorists a lot of Park space, however, Either at the entrance or on a smaller strip of 200 meters in front of the pond. The footpath leaving in an inconspicuous slip Through, continue on the Meadow and on the right side of the lake along – either on the forest road, under shady trees, or over a reed-lined road to wood on the shore. Just in front of the nondescript earthen embankment and then to the right into the hillside path gen old churches.Updated Date: 10 July 2020, 08:23