Imperial Castle of Nuremberg, Nürnberg, Germany
The Kaiserburg is the landmark of Nuremberg. Since the Middle Ages, its silhouette represents the power and importance of the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation and the prominent role of the imperial city of Nuremberg.
Nuremberg, first documented as a royal property in 1050, was an important base for its imperial and domestic power politics during the Salian and Staufer kings and emperors. The castle and the town were a favorite place of residence for the ruling rulers, who held court days and assemblies.
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