Horse-shoe in the Stechbahn

to commemorate Duke Otto II

It is said that Duke Otto II during a jousting competition in the Stechbahn fell from his horse and subsequently died.

The horse-shoe cemented in the Stechbahn is a reminder of this legendary event.

The date 1471 engraved in the stone depicts the year the Duke died. This commemoration site was mentioned fot the first time in 1763.

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