5 Sights in Pottenstein, Germany (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Pottenstein, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Pottenstein, Germany.

List of cities in Germany Sightseeing Tours in Pottenstein

1. Fränkische-Schweiz-Museum

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The Franconian Switzerland Museum in Tuchsfeld is a regional museum that provides a comprehensive overview of Franconian Switzerland on approx. 800 m² of exhibition space, spread over 43 rooms. The museum is housed in a scenic location below towering limestone cliffs in the so-called Judenhof, an ensemble of buildings built on the site of the Lower Castle Tuchsfeld, which was destroyed in the Thirty Years' War.

Wikipedia: Fränkische-Schweiz-Museum (DE), Website

2. Aussichtsturm Hohenmirsberger Platte

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Aussichtsturm Hohenmirsberger Platte ermell / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Hohenmirsberger Platte Viewing Tower is a 28-metre-high wooden tower with a 22-metre-high viewing platform built in 2008 at the Hohenmirsberger Platte Geological Centre, north-east of Hohenmirsberg in the Pottenstein district. It has a pentagonal cross-section and a transmitting antenna for broadcasting programs that propagate the main wave at 93.3 MHz with a 100-watt ERP.

Wikipedia: Aussichtsturm Hohenmirsberger Platte (DE)

3. Burg Pottenstein

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Pottenstein Castle is one of the oldest castles in Franconian Switzerland, a region in the German state of Bavaria. It stands on a rock above the eponymous town of Pottenstein in the Upper Franconian county of Bayreuth. The castle is home to a museum and both may be visited for a fee.

Wikipedia: Pottenstein Castle (EN), Website

4. Burgruine Leienfels

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Leienfels Castle was a late mediaeval aristocratic castle, immediately northwest of the eponymous village of Leienfels in the region of Franconian Switzerland in Germany. The village belongs to the borough of Pottenstein in the Upper Franconian county of Bayreuth in Bavaria.

Wikipedia: Leienfels Castle (EN)

5. Teufelshöhle

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Teufelshöhle Magnus Gertkemper / CC BY-SA 2.0 de

The Devil's Cave is a dripstone cave located in the town of Pottenstein, Bavaria, Germany. The cave is 1,500 metres (4,900 ft) long and is the longest in Germany and the largest in Franconian Switzerland.

Wikipedia: Devil's Cave (Pottenstein) (EN), Website


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