Dürnstein and Dürnstein Castle Austria

Dürnstein in the Wachau Valley, Austria:
Dürnstein was established in 1019 on a rocky premonitory on the bank of the Danube River. Described as the “most romantic place for the picturesque ancient terraced vineyards and monuments, in the Wachau,” it was built at an elevation of 630 feet with fortifications for the settlement and protection against floods. It is 73 km upstream from Vienna. It now has a population of 936.
Dürnstein Castle can be seen overlooking the town. It is famous for being the location where King Richard I of England was held captive by Leopold V, Duke of Austria in 1192 until he was discovered by a faithful and ransomed for 150,000 silver marks to England.