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The medieval Reifenstein Castle is a very interesting castle to visit while in South Tirol in Italy, Europe.

The Reifenstein Castle is one of the best originally preserved medieval castles in Italy, Europe and gives you the best look at what medieval castle life was like. The construction of the Reifenstein Castle first began in 1170 and sits across the valley from another fascinating castle known as the Sprechenstein Castle.The history behind the medieval Reifenstein Castle in South Tyrol, Italy is very intriguing and you will learn how the reservoir collected water, how one too many drinks turned the lords into fumble fingers when trying to get the keys into the keyholes and how the design of the luxurious green room made medieval living look fairly comfortable. The dungeon is an eerie place where prisoners were left for eight days with no food and very little water when their taxes were not paid. There is also a room where the army for the Reinenstein Castle slept in boxes lined with hay. Imagine forty or so knights all twisting, turning and snoring at the same time. ... continue below the picture...

Medieval Reifenstein Castle

Medieval Reifenstein Castle
Photo of a medieval Castle in South Tyrol, Italy known as the the Reifenstein.

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... The lady of the castle still resides here and will take groups on tour on a daily basis to see what the medieval castle entails.Castle in Vipiteno (Sterzing), Italy, South Tirol, Europe, Europe 2006.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/250 sec. on ISO 200, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 400mm.

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Medieval Reifenstein Castle
The medieval Reifenstein Castle is a very interesting castle to visit while in South Tirol in Italy, Europe.
Rolf Hicker
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