Schreiber-Bogen Card modeling Pfalz in the Rhine at Kaub
Pfalz in the Rhine at Kaub
to cut colored model and stick together!
Material: paper, cardboard
Number of sheets: 5
Scale: 1: 160
Additionally necessary: paper scissors, glue
Helpful tools: scalpel, bone folder, small clamps and needles for fixing
The manufacturer classifies his models in five levels of difficulty one:
"Children Model": very light and with childlike motifs
"0": beginners model
Historical Pfalz in the Rhine at Kaub
A ship of stone, forever floating on the Rhine, forever given the Palatine City anchor lying "- said the French poet Victor Hugo described (1802-1885) the castle Pfalzgrafenstein in his" Diary of a trip to the Rhine "Tellingly can it probably scarcely express.. the castle Pfalzgrafenstein also briefly called "Pfalz", stands on a rock in the middle of the Rhine, near the town of Kaub in the upper middle Rhine Valley, a UNESCO world heritage Site since 2002. the floor plan is reminiscent of a ship. It is one of the few medieval castles on the Rhine, which have never been destroyed. the then King Ludwig of Bavaria from the house of Wittelsbach had the castle built to secure the first time collected since 1257 Kaub Rhine toll. But he took the ban of the Church in purchase, the customs revenue for claimed itself. Since it was not possible for the ships to be applied to the rocky island, the castle served primarily as checkpoints for the nearby Zollstati one in Kaub. she had this function until 1867, both sides of the Rhine were Prussian.
The beginnings of the castle date back to a 1327 built pentagonal tower to the twelve years later, a circular wall was pulled with a covered walkway as an attachment. In the second half of the 15th century the tower by corner towers, a half-timbered and gabled roof was raised. In the 17th century the castle was a gain on the Rhine located side to damage to the castle wall to avoid. The wall was supplemented with bay window and a second walkway. In the early 18th century, the Palatinate received a Baroque spire, which gives it even today the characteristic appearance.
Because of their impressive location the Pfalz in the Rhine is a popular destination for tourists. It is administered by the organization "castles, antiquities Rheinland-Pfalz", houses a museum and is the venue for numerous cultural events. During the last restoration in 2007 she received a historically documented paint again.