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Riegersburg

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This medieval castle sits on top of the basaltic plug of an extinct volcano, which was active approx. 2 million years ago. The site was inhabited thousands of years ago, whereas the castle itself was first mentioned in the 12th century. More recently, it has evolved into a major tourist attraction. Late afternoon view in N direction.

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on Sunday 30 June 2013 by Martin Mergili
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300 visits, CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 DEED license