Burgrain Castle

Burgrain, Germany

The first fort in Isein was built by bishop Atto of Freising in 784-811 AD. The current Burgrain castle dates from 1200s, when the lords of Burgrain built a four-winged building with keep and moat. The extensive additions and renovation was made in the 15th century by bishop Nicodemus.

After the secularization in 1804 Burgrain castle has been in possession of several owners. In 1906 it was converted into a home for blinds. Since 1919 it has been a private residence.

The castle church dates from 1719 and is richly decorated with rococo plasterwork.

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Ralph Thoene said 2 years ago
See Burgrain from the Air https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfFImys6EGw


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Founded: c. 1200
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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Brigitta Bublak (2 years ago)
Verbrachte einen Teil meiner Kindheit dort. Wunderschöne Erinnerungen.Bin immer wieder von diesem Gebäude beeindruckt!
Daniel Stanley (2 years ago)
Björn Mager (2 years ago)
Schönes Ausflugsziel
Brigitte Schwab (3 years ago)
Toller, sehr beeindruckender Drehort. Teils liebevoll restauriert. Dankbar, dabei gewesen sein zu dürfen.
Jonathan Hooverman (3 years ago)
Schloss Burgrain bietet beim Wandern durch das Umland eine reizvolle Kulisse, ist aber leider nur von außen zu besichtigen.
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