City of Kelbra (Kyffhäuser)
|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
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. 
- 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