Burg Freundsberg, Schwaz

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Burg Freundsberg is a castle in Tyrol, Austria, that was constructed in the year of 1150 by the lords of Freundsberg. Burg Freundsberg is 675m above sea level. Originally the castle consisted out of a single keep, which is still intact up to this date. The chapel next to it was built afterwards in the year 1117. In 1467 the castle was sold to Archduke Sigismund of Austria, who rebuilt the castle and called it Sigismundruh for the duration of his reign.From 1634–37 on, the castle was retrofitted as a "castle church" or Schlosskirche. (Not to be confused with the All Saints' Church, Wittenberg, which is also referred to as a Schlosskirche.) After passing to several other owners from 1812 on, Castle Freundsberg became a property of the municipality of Schwaz. They restored the castle from 1966 onwards.Since 1948 is the castle a museum where the history of the city Schwaz and the silver mining industry in this region is documented.
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  • August 11, 2017
    The outdoor and indoor terrace are particularly. Views and great atmosphere. Even with impending thunderstorm! Card funny - good food - local live music and rustic rooms complement the whole! The staff makes a somewhat uncoordinated impression - is but very lovingly, help all guests that fine!
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  • July 22, 2017
    After too long we returned to Burg Freundsberg, this time for a relaxing lunch on the castle's terrace overlooking the Silver Town of Schwaz and the surrounding Karwendel mountain peaks. The warm vege...  more »
  • March 20, 2017
    Wonderful place that you should visit. Views and location. Very, very nice damsel of the Castle. Visit when you are in Schwaz.
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  • September 7, 2016
    Great view and very nice restaurant
  • April 11, 2017
    All top, very beautiful castle with a chapel. You can eat there very well. Juliet is especially nice. At some point we're going there again.
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  • January 9, 2017
    Cool location to relax. Super quality and views.
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  • September 9, 2016
    Beautiful location, lovely views of the Inn Valley. Necessarily increases the Castle Tower up - the character of the prospect a lot! Breakfast was outstanding.
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  • March 18, 2017

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