The castle grew around the Sinwell Tower (c1138-90) as a stronghold of the Holy Roman Empire. Later, it became an imperial residence and Frederick II had a garden made here in the 11th century. He was the last of the Hohenstaufens, a notable family of castle builders.
Burgverwaltung Nürnberg, Auf der Burg 13, Nürnberg, South West, Germany, 90403
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