Around 1170, the construction was finished. The Drachenburg castle was supposed to secure the territorial border to the south to the area of the count from Sayn. The site was in ownership of the gentlemen of Drachenburg for around 400 years. The teardown of the Trachyt rock, which features a diamond-like hardness, helped them to great wealthiness. However, the gender died out in the 16th century.
10 Dinge, die Ihr noch nicht über den Tower of London wusstet