Kyffhäuser, Thuringia, Germany

The Kyffhäuser is a range of hills located on the border of Thuringia with Saxony-Anhalt. It stands on the southern edge of the Harz. The range has a length of 19 kilometres and a width of 7 kilometres. It reaches its highest point at the Kulpenberg (473.4 metres ), situated in Thuringia. The Kyffhäuser has significance in German traditional mythology as the resting place of Emperior Frederick Barbarossa, who drowned on June 10, 1190 in the Gosku River during the 3rd Crusade.
Based on: Wikipedia-07.06.2012

A card from DDR times from Dirk.

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