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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  • August 8, 2017
    Absolutely worth seeing. Unforgettable impressions, with views of the picturesque old town with the typical Inn-Salzach square.
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  • August 8, 2017
    We know that the castle the longest castle complex in Europe should be, this is somewhat cheating and yet imposing. The rocks above the old town of Burghausen pulls over a one kilometer along the Salzach River. At the end, there is the actual Castle. Over the centuries were always more goals before the Castle used and the resulting farms secured by walls. The whole construction is still very impressive and offers a beautiful tourist destination with its museums. The views of Burghausen is very nice. In order to assess the extent of the Castle better, the way over the Salzach River is advisable to Austria to the panoramic views, from which one can see the system in its entirety.
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  • August 7, 2017
    Well maintained, no doubt about it but not forwarded me a lot. Ancient castle and lived, dude. Cute, everything taken care of, even the lawns. The view is also remarkable, but to me it was not enough. I didn't understand if the parking is free, we assumed you saw that it didn't say anything.
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  • I liked the view over the river and for the Austrian side. The central part of the castle is very well preserved and it feels like we are in the XVI century.
  • What an awesome view of old town. A great walk too
  • Longest castle in the world. Nice but not spectacular.
  • The world's longest castle is a hidden gem!
  • 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.

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