Burg zu Burghausen, Burghausen

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Proclaimed the longest castle in the world, Burg zu Burghausen is perched atop a ridge between the Salzach river and the Wöhrsee on the border of Germany and Austria. Tour the castle and its many courtyards for free. The castle also houses a museum about the history of photography, a national collection of Bavarian paintings from late medieval times to the early 17th century, and the city museum, which reveals the history of the area. Tours are available from Easter through October on weekends and holidays. Use our Burghausen road trip tool to visit Burg zu Burghausen on your trip to Burghausen, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Nice to visit the whole small city of Burghausen. Carrying so much history behind it. The burg again represents lots of history and its importance in the former time  more »
  • Great experience to watch the longest castle complex in the world and to experience. In the still inhabited system, you can almost breathe the past and absorb. Great views of the old town, the Salzach River and the adjacent Wöhr Lake. You take time because the dimensions are impressive.
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  • An absolute must if ever you are visiting this Bavarian region... consisting of 3 distinct fortifications... the view is awesome. Situated on the Austrian border, you can easily reach Salzburg within ...  more »
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  • Fabulous place. The architecture is superb and the vista quite lovely. I can just imagine how lovely it must be in mid-summer.
  • A stunning castle, with a lot to offer. It s view and watching it from Austrian side is highly recommended. Entrance is free, but the royal hall and the museums are paid.
  • Always a pleasure pleasure to stroll around here. 1km walk in the castle. No entrance fee. No traffic. I come here with my dog
  • A very interesting place. It is kept very clean, and there are lots of free information boards around the place describing the history. There is a nice walk from the Altstadt up to the castle. Very much worth visiting.
  • Had a fantastic day there with my family. My kids (8 & 6) ended up having wooden sword fights in the inner courtyard. Make sure you leave time for the town too, including the lake for a swim

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