Contest #653 – Burg Frankenstein, Odenwald, Darmstadt, Germany

Burg Frankenstein, or Frankenstein’s Castle, is thought to have been the inspiration for Mary Shelly for the location of her most famous work. Frankenstein, or Stone of the Franks, is a fairly common name for castles in this area.

Currently, the location serves as a nice tourist trap, with a restaurant, wedding chapel, and tours conducted daily.

InnerCastle.jpgCC BY-SA 3.0, Link

Those who located this spot were:

  • krenek
  • Walter_V_R
  • Martin de Bock
  • Paul Voestermans
  • Garfield
  • hhgygy
  • Eloy Cano
  • Phil Ower
  • Graham Hedley
  • Kiribatian Jacob
  • Lighthouse
  • mavidavu