Obermurach Castle

Oberviechtach, Germany

Obermurach Castle was mentioned first time in 1110. It was built by Sulzbach family and moved to Ortenburg counts and later to Wittelsbachs. Today the best preserved parts were built in the 13th century. 


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Founded: 12th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Salian Dynasty (Germany)


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T. S. (41 days ago)
Very nice place with great views.
Johan Vloet (8 months ago)
It is quite a climb before you reach Obermurach if you are by bike. You can drive to the village by car. Looks nicely cared for. When you stand at the gate you find out that you have to go to the village at number 58 to get the key to view the castle / ruin from the inside for 1 euro. Because it is a long way from the mountain again, we secretly looked around with the drone. Beautifully mown grass inside. What we saw in terms of walls was comparable to other ruins, but this one is much neater. I think it was worth the 1 euro, but I don't think the ride down and then up again is worth it.
Rucksacksepp (10 months ago)
Very nice location, but locked castle area
A V (12 months ago)
Rustic castle built on top of the ruling height over rock formation. Under good weather conditions Bergfried provides up 20 km view radius. In order to get inside the castle you need to contact local Burgwarte over the phone to schedule visiting appointment.
Klaus - Dieter Thümmel (2 years ago)
Unfortunately only on the playground! I know this beautiful castle, I'm from Dieterskirchen! Have been there many times! Great received!
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