Marzoll castle was one of the first buildings made in the Renaissance style in Bavaria. The square castle with four corner towers was built from 1527 to 1536. The castle itself can be visited only in a guided tours but the courtyard is open to the public.

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Founded: 1527-1536
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Reformation & Wars of Religion (Germany)

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Alex Ray (3 years ago)
Это просто белоснежный красивый замок. Войти в него нельзя, но зато есть прекрасный повод пройтись по замечательным окрестностям. Возле замка пруд с утками, которые совершенно не боятся людей и машин. Сюда хорошо приехать в начале дня, и затем пройти через Вайсбах и далее по лесу в Австрию, до Гроссгмайна. Очень тихие и чистые места. Я видел на поле возле замка самку оленя или косулю.
Daniel Gottwald (3 years ago)
Der Besuch lohnt sich nicht, da das Schloss selbst nicht zugänglich ist. Für einen Spaziergang am Schloss vorbei oder den Besuch in der Gastronomie davor jedoch schon.
Rainer Völker (3 years ago)
Ein schöner Platz um den Tag abzuschließen. Fast kein Verkehr und bis zu einem Restaurant auch nur ein paar Meter.
Natalie-Anne Morton (4 years ago)
Not worth your time. You can't go in and the view of the castle isn't that great.
Al Brandon (5 years ago)
An old historic castle in Bad Reichenhall. Loads to see here and souch German history.
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