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 5 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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Fernando AC (13 months ago)
Nothing to see or visit there on a sunny Sunday... Not worthy...
Uštedimo zajedno (19 months ago)
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ZARADIMO ZAJEDNO (19 months ago)
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Jay R (21 months ago)
Really Nice castle, wish it was open to the public to see the inner parts and also the view looking down toawrds the city below!
grom 2006 (2 years ago)
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