Blutenburg Castle, Munich

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Blutenburg Castle is an old ducal country seat in the west of Munich, Germany, on the banks of river Würm.HistoryThe castle was built between two arms of the River Würm for Duke Albert III, Duke of Bavaria in 1438–39 as a hunting-lodge, replacing an older castle burned down in war. The origin of this castle is a moated castle of the 13th Century. The core of this castle was a residential tower, the remains of which were uncovered in 1981. The fortress was first mentioned in writing only in 1432.Albert's son, Duke Sigismund of Bavaria, ordered extensions of the castle beginning in 1488; he died here in 1501. The main building became derelict during the Thirty Years War, but was rebuilt in 1680–81. The castle is still surrounded by a ring wall with three towers and a gate tower. The defensive character of the castle, however, was with the reconstruction in 17th Century significantly reduced. The plant was already at that time no longer defensible.The chapelSigismund of Bavaria also ordered the construction of the palace chapel, a splendid masterpiece of late Gothic style which still has preserved its stained-glass windows, along with the altars with three paintings created in 1491 by Jan Polack. The cycle of the statues of the apostles on the side walls was built around 1490/95. The executive master is controversial, which is why the statues are assigned to the "Master of the Blutenburg apostles." The apostles can not always be clearly identified as the attributes were partially reversed or lost. Appendant to these figures the "Man of Sorrows" and the distinguished "Mother of God" (Blutenburger Madonna) were erected in the choir on crest consoles that match those of the apostles.
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  • Of course it is better to travel by car but walks and urban transport. In the Castle courtyard sometimes hosts concerts and other events. Wonderful cafes overlooking the pond. Take a stroll around the Castle, to feel in the middle ages, enjoy the scenery.
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  • The way to visit Blutenburg is to walk from Pasing to the castle along the river. It is beautiful and you will encounter several playgrounds if you are with your kids. Bring bread to feed the ducks an...  more »
  • My apartment is only a few minutes by bicycle by Blutenburg Castle away; often the island so beautifully situated Castle, looking visited again and again on the Lake and thought of Agnes Bernauerins fate. Albrecht, the only son and heir to the throne of the Bavarian Duke Ernst for his wife Agnes Bernauer Plüdenberg Castle built on an island of the Würm River (later named the Blutenburg), where they lived happily together. The original name "Plüdenberg" means "Flower Hill", which was associated with the Pagan beliefs, that, in the spring to this place comes, takes a rose Bush, caressing the rose and expresses a desire, this could be fulfilled. In the year 2013, built the sculptor Joseph Michael Neustifter on behalf of the donor couple Ursula and Fritz Heimbüchler Memorial to the loving Berne situated and gave him the title of "A monument to love". This unusual monument is a hidden positive energy.
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  • A goid place to visit. Youth international library is nice to visit. Courses for Italian and English. Huge playground. Swans and geese on lake
  • Nice place . Quite. Good short walk. Lake is nice with Swan
  • Kind of forgotten castle in Munich, hiding in the shades of glory of Nymphenburg Palace. Has amazing views.
  • Nice small castle with some possibilities for talking a walk to Nymphenburg castle.
  • Cute park and old church.

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