Chateau du Petit-Arnsberg
Location: Obersteinbach, in the Bas-Rhin departement of France (Alsace Region).
Built: 14th century.
Ownership / Access: State property.
ISMH Reference Number: PA00084871
Notes: Chateau du Petit-Arnsberg is located in the French town of Obersteinbach in the Bas-Rhin. It is the subject of a classification as historical monuments since December 1898. The castle is a stronghold of the abbey of Wissembourg in the Northern Vosges, owned by the family of Wasigenstein. It is mentioned for the first time in 1316. It is a semi-troglodyte castle. The home following the rocky path and is protected by a powerful shield wall. A small door cut into the rock with his double frame is dated 1494. On the east side of the castle, long cavities ground suggest it was housing of wooden structures that allowed to win on the vacuum expanding the habitable part. In the village of Obersteinbach, along the sports field, follow the path of the Vosges Club with the red-white-red rectangle.
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