Harburg Castle of Bavaria by EuroTourData
Harburg Castle is the hill castle, built around 1150 as the imperial castle of Hohenstaufen. Info based on the article Burg Harburg of German Wikipedia.
Harburg Castle of Bavaria info
Harburg Castle history
During the Schmalkaldic War, the castle was taken over by the Schmalkaldic League in September 1546. After the defeat of the Schmalkaldic League, the castle was occupied by imperial troops. During the Thirty Years' War, the castle was not destroyed.
In the 18th century, the castle church and the prince's residence were rebuilt in the Baroque style. During the War of the Second Coalition On June 24, 1800, after a short cannon fire, the Austrian garrison capitulated to the French troops.
Description of Harburg Castle
The castle includes an outer bailey and an inner bailey and is surrounded by defensive walls. The southern side of the castle, facing the plateau, was the most vulnerable during an enemy attack. The southern defensive walls are especially strong and have a zwinger with semicircular flanking towers.
Also, the castle includes two belfries The western tower is called the Thieves' Tower and is 16 meters high. During rebuilding in 1717, the east tower, called the Digestion Tower, became the stairwell of the adjacent hall.
|Tourist Audience||Cultural heritage tourism|
|German name||Burg Harburg|
|Public access||Guide tours only|
|Entrance fee||€ 4|
|Owner||Gemeinnützigen Fürst zu Oettingen-Wallerstein Kulturstiftung|
|Street address||Burgstraße 1|
|Google Map||Harburg Castle|
|Directions to||Harburg Castle|
|Waze Map||Harburg Castle|
|Knowledge Panel||Harburg Castle|
Nearby historical landmark in Bavaria
Dataset to Harburg Castle of Bavaria
Tabular dataset and ATOM feed to Harburg Castle of Bavaria.
ETD ID: hrbav-grm.
Creator: Nikolaj Antonov - ORCID.
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