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Neolithic and Bronze AgeSite Name: Rhaunen Koenigstein Alternative Name: Königstein
Country: Germany Land: Rhineland-Palatinate Type: Standing Stone (Menhir)
Nearest Town: Birkenfeld  Nearest Village: Rhaunen
Latitude: 49.864056N  Longitude: 7.331220E
4Almost Perfect
3Reasonable but with some damage
2Ruined but still recognisable as an ancient site
1Pretty much destroyed, possibly visible as crop marks
0No data.
-1Completely destroyed
3 Ambience:
2Not Good
0No data.
3 Access:
5Can be driven to, probably with disabled access
4Short walk on a footpath
3Requiring a bit more of a walk
2A long walk
1In the middle of nowhere, a nightmare to find
0No data.
5 Accuracy:
5co-ordinates taken by GPS or official recorded co-ordinates
4co-ordinates scaled from a detailed map
3co-ordinates scaled from a bad map
2co-ordinates of the nearest village
1co-ordinates of the nearest town
0no data

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Rhaunen Koenigstein
Rhaunen Koenigstein submitted by KaiHofmann : the koenigsstein Menhir (king´s stone) (Vote or comment on this photo)
The 'Königstein` (King´s Stone) is a small bright quartz Menhir situated in a hedge close to a country road.

There are many legends known about this menhir in the nearby village Rhaunen.
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Rhaunen Koenigstein
Rhaunen Koenigstein submitted by KaiHofmann : the koenigsstein Menhir (king´s stone) around 1,80m tall. (Vote or comment on this photo)

Rhaunen Koenigstein
Rhaunen Koenigstein submitted by KaiHofmann (Vote or comment on this photo)

Rhaunen Koenigstein
Rhaunen Koenigstein submitted by KaiHofmann (Vote or comment on this photo)

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