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Drachenfels

(drä`khənfĕls) [Ger.,=dragon's rock], mountain, 1,053 ft (321 m) high, in the SiebengebirgeSiebengebirge
[Ger.,=seven mountains], small wooded range of the Rhenish Slate Mts., W Germany. Of volcanic origin, it extends for c.10 mi (16 km) S of Bonn along the Rhine River and rises to 1,509 ft (460 m) in the Grosser Ölberg.
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, W Germany, on the Rhine. It is of volcanic origin. In legend, it is the scene of Siegfried's triumph over the dragon. The Drachenburg, a fortress that is now in ruins, was built on the mountain (probably in 1117) by Archbishop Frederick I of Cologne. It was captured by the Swedes (1632) and by the Spaniards (1633) in the Thirty Years War.
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Here we boarded the Dragon Rock Railway which took us up to the top of the Drachenfels, the most well-known of the Siebengebirge mountains.
The Drachenfels cliff is one of the most popular recreation spots in the "Siebengebirge" stretch on the Rhine.
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Despite its bold curb appeal, the glass, cube-shaped Drachenfels Restaurant was not designed to attract fancy foodies--though such guests are more than welcome at the dinner table.
Gembid assortment also includes items made by Bastian, Drachenfels, Ernstes Design, Marc O'Polo, and other designers.
The hero of this first adventure is sixteen year old Jakob von Drachenfels, who finds himself in the company of more seasoned members of the order.
Other plays advertised on the playbill include The Fate of Xavier, the Prussian Brother: A Tale of the Wars of Napoleon; The Demon of Drachenfels; and The Lear of Private Life.
ROMANTIC RHINE: Shearings (0844 556 0888) offers nine nights' dinner, room and breakfast from pounds 879 by coach, May-Sept, on journey via Drachenfels Mountain, legends of Loreley Rock, 'Pearl of the Rhine', birthplace of Beethoven.
Nearby, there are stables, and the mythical Drachenfels to explore.
For me though, the highlight was a visit to Konigswinter, a picturesque little town located near the Drachenfels castle.