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Burg zu Burghausen, Burghausen

Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
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4.7/5 based on 190 reviews on the web
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. Make Burg zu Burghausen a part of your Burghausen vacation plans using our Burghausen vacation builder.
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  • Don't imagine something like a medieval European war castle because of the name beacuse it is a lovely and long (claimed tho be the longest) castle with some traditional houses in it. Some of the hous...  read more »
  • Worth a stop even if you dont plan to! The most impressive view of the old town was from the Austrian side of the river. Just near the border 
  • Beautiful castle. Adjoining medieval still abode of residents. Perhaps the world's longest castle complex with its 1051 meters long. Consisting of 6 separate courtyards by drawbridges that lead up to the castle main site southward. Tenuta perfectly in good repair. Definitely worth visiting.
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  • This is a beautiful old castle. There are informational signs throughout. It is open to the public and we were free to walk around. It appears that people are living in parts of it still as apartments. We very much enjoyed our time here.
  • Its the longest castle in the world!!! This castle complex is located on a hill with a large river on one side and a gorgeous teal lake on the other. It's absolutely worth walking all the way to the end - especially because it's freee!
  • Longest castle
  • Burghausen is the longest castle in the world, situated atop a high hill next to the Salzach River, which is the border between Germany and Austria. Althought the castle itself is rather small (there are many courtyards, but on some of them are normal, inhabitated houses, and on one there is quite ruined chapel), the view from it is magnificent!
  • Visit the historic castle Festival in Burghausen: every year on the 2nd weekend in July. One of Europe's largest medieval markets. With approximately 50,000 visitors, lots of good levels, with renowned artists dee scene, beautiful recorded places - both outdoors and indoors.
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