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Burg zu Burghausen, Burghausen

(4.7/5 based on 200+ 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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TripAdvisor
  • Castle and old town are in Burghausen most definitely worth a visit. In the Museum we were unfortunately not
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  • Wonderful, wonderful old town with the remarkable castles! The River meanders around Burghausen and is recreational area for all. Hotel and restaurants are advised for all tastes. Greetings from Rheinfelden, Switzerland
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  • На востоке Баварии, на берегу реки Зальцах, по которой с 1779 года проходит граница Германии с Австрией, расположен город Бургхаузен. Два берега реки, как и 450 лет тому назад, соединяет мост, что свы...  more »
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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.
  • It's a nice and quiet place full of nice energy. A moment of silence somewhere in past, far away from daily socials.
  • 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!