Hirschberg Castle

Hirschberg, Germany

The first reference to Hirschberg castle dates from 1180. Since 1305 it was owned by the bishops of Eichstätt. They expanded and strengthened the castle around two Romanesque towers flanking the gatehouse. In 1760-1764 the castle was converted ino the bishop's hunting lodge.

The imperial hall and knight's hall are decorated with paintings and have Rococo stucco work.

References:
  • DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Munich & the Bavarian Alps

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Frank said 3 years ago
The Hungarian governor and his family was kept here in custody by SS.


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

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DAMIAN GROSS (2 years ago)
TV ?
Julie Burgess (2 years ago)
If you go on a Sunday, the gates are wide open. It is an easy going place. The deer head sculpture, the view, the schloss and the 2 ancient towers are impressive.
Martin mit Orgel (2 years ago)
Top
Nikos Pinotsis (4 years ago)
Quiet. Nice view. Good beer
Liz de klerk (7 years ago)
Could not get in, only outside view. Bautiful!
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