Gruttenstein castle was probably built in the 12th century for the local counts. It was however destroyed by the army of archbishop of Salzburg in 1196 and rebuilt few years later. From the 13th century Gruttenstein served as the official residence of ducal Bavarian official. Today the castle is in private ownership and completely renovated.

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

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www.burg-gruttenstein.de

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Martin Pfeffer (2 years ago)
Great castle, with the most romantic Christmas market I've ever visited !!!!!
luftmagier11 (3 years ago)
january->november 1* can't enter the place! you can only look at it. december 5* you can enter the place. there is a lovely market with drinks, sweets and foods
luftmagier11 (3 years ago)
january->november 1* can't enter the place! you can only look at it. december 5* you can enter the place. there is a lovely market with drinks, sweets and foods
Christine Haunschild (4 years ago)
Sehr schön gelegene Burg mit einem liebevoll hergerichteten Innenhof sowie einem kleinen aber feinen Weihnachtsmarkt. Da fühle ich mich wohl.
Tobias Medorth (4 years ago)
Nice castle, perfect local chtistmas market! Nice place for christmas and "Glühwein"! Open only on weekends before Christmas! Local fast food.Secret location! 15 min walk from Bad Reichenhall Center! Must see on Christmas Time!
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