Tilleda (Kyffhauser)

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Tilleda (Kyffhauser)
Coordinates: 51 ° 25 ′ 14 ″  N , 11 ° 8 ′ 36 ″  E
Height : 169 m above sea level NHN
Area : 14.7 km²
Residents : 894  (Dec. 31, 2007)
Population density : 61 inhabitants / km²
Incorporation : July 1, 2009
Postal code : 06537
Area code : 034651
View of Tilleda from the Kyffhäuser Monument
View of Tilleda from the Kyffhäuser Monument
The Kiffhäuser as seen from Tilleda, early 19th century

Tilleda (Kyffhäuser) is a district of the country town of Kelbra (Kyffhäuser) in the district of Mansfeld-Südharz in Saxony-Anhalt .


Tilleda is located in the Golden Aue , directly on the northern edge of the Kyffhäuser Mountains .

The Kyffhäuser cycle path runs through Tilleda . From 1915 to 1966 there was a stop on the Berga-Kelbra-Artern railway line known as the Kyffhäuser Kleinbahn .


At the beginning of the 9th century Tilleda was mentioned in a document as Dullide in a list of the goods of the Hersfeld Monastery, built by Archbishop Lullus († 786) of Mainz . The development of the place is closely linked to the history of the royal palace of Tilleda .

On July 1, 2009 Tilleda was incorporated into the city of Kelbra (Kyffhäuser) . The last mayor was Manfred Tettenborn.


  • Palatinate Tilleda open-air museum , Ottonian palace complex, archaeological excavations by Paul Grimm have produced a multi-part complex with an outer bailey used by craftsmen. Today some of the excavated buildings have been reconstructed in the open-air museum.
  • Salvatorkirche (Protestant), Romanesque-Gothic town church with some baroque furnishings and Renaissance epitaphs. Small houses are grouped around the church, forming a circle that surrounds a church garden.
  • Kyffhäuser Monument , above Tilleda in the Thuringian part of the Kyffhäuser Mountains.
  • Gutshof Tilleda, former four-sided farm, today the listed manor house and a barn still stand. Here an association is planning social-educational and cultural projects in the future and has already started to renovate the house. [1]


  • Paul Grimm : A royal palace on the Kyffhäuser. Vol. 1: The main castle. Akademie-Verlag, Berlin 1968 (Academy of Sciences of the GDR, publications of the Section for Prehistory, Volume 24)
  • Paul Grimm: A royal palace on the Kyffhäuser. Vol. 2: The outer bailey and summary. Akademie-Verlag, Berlin 1990 (Academy of Sciences of the GDR, publications of the Section for Pre- and Early History Volume 40) ISBN 3-05-000400-2
  • The Palatinate Tilleda am Kyffhäuser: a guide through history and excavation, ed. by the municipality of Tilleda in cooperation with the State Office for Archeology Saxony-Anhalt. By Hans Eberhardt and Paul Grimm. 6. change Ed., State Office for Archeology, Halle (Saale) 2001, ISBN 3-910010-61-X

Individual evidence

  1. StBA: Area changes from January 2nd to December 31st, 2009

Web links

Commons : Tilleda  - collection of images, videos and audio files