The water tower of Schillingsfürst, looking like a lighthouse built in the Wilhelmine style in Bavaria, Germany.

Schillingsfürst

Place Europe · Germany · Bavaria
Year 2021

Schillingsfürst is a city in Middle Franconia. It first was mentioned in the year 1000, and from around 1300 belonged to the Hohenlohe family. From 1792 an infantry regiment was based in the town, which is considered to be the origin of the French Foreign Legion. The Princely Falkenhof is well worth seeing.

Coat of Arms of Schillingsfürst