Burg Nanstein sits high on a ridge overlooking the town. It was built on the orders of the Holy Roman Emperor in 1162 to reinforce the defenses of the local area.
From the center of Landstuhl you can see Burg Nanstein high above.
As with all things German, there are rules and expected behavior, or there will be consequences for any "irregularity."
Well, that was last Sunday afternoon. Very leisurely visit an 850 year old castle. That's hard to do in Texas. Cheers!!