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Burg zu Burghausen

Burghausen, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8677 887140
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Burghausen Castle

This was a fortress castle built with moats and views across the river into Austria. This is the... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Marisa R
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California
A castle that offers a bit of everything

Situated high on the ridge above Burghausen, Lower Bavaria, Germany is the world's longest castle... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
artchan93
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Nussdorf am Inn, Germany
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“middle ages” (3 reviews)
“worth a stop” (3 reviews)
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Burghausen, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

This was a fortress castle built with moats and views across the river into Austria. This is the opposite experience of the gold gilded pleasure castles. This old castle is free to walk with beautiful views and a lovely place to have lunch. It's considered...More

Thank Marisa R
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Situated high on the ridge above Burghausen, Lower Bavaria, Germany is the world's longest castle, which is made up of a series gates, towers, churches, myriad structures, and a castle at the tip that forms a number of courtyards and runs for about 1 km....More

Thank artchan93
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This is a fabulous castle, running along a ridge above the town. it can be reached by a couple of different paths, both rather steep. Once you're up top, you can wander through a quiet stretch with some great views, toward to main bastion at...More

Thank hfulghum
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed kinda next to the castle while we were in burghausen. it's nice to look at it from the town centre but it's even nicer to walk up there, explore the castle and enjoy the view. there are a few different ways to walk...More

Thank Elli G
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

I thought this would be admission to another castle but It wasn't! You park your car then you walk quite a ways To get to the castle part...hence the advertised "longest Castle in the world". You have to walk through many Courtyards to finally get...More

Thank Picky_1_Traveller
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

For the umteenth time, I walked through the several courtyards, into the mediaeval keep. I enjoy it every time; history seems to jump out of every stone.

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Plan a half day to visit this historic site, built on a ridge overlooking the town. The river Salzach is also seperating Bavaria from Austria. The castle is one Kilometer long and is in excellent condition. Its less a tourist attraction and more a museum....More

Thank Markus T
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is truly a hidden gem known to the locals but off the beaten Tourist track. It lies smack on the Austrian-German border and you can cross a 100yard bridge. This place was heavily fortified and these still remain intact 2000 feet above the town....More

Thank sateeshl2016
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Take your time walking the grounds and seeing the castle. Several great views. Restaurant on ground for drinks or lunch and dinner. Stairs leading down to old town and the river and bridge to Austria .

Thank Ars1300
Reviewed 2 September 2016

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 houses are still in use! And some are transported to...More

Thank Umut Y
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