Veste Niederhaus

Passau, Germany

Veste Niederhaus is located below on the bank of the Danube. It is connected to a larger Veste Oberhaus castle by a battlement; this addition, made after 1367, created a double fortress almost 700 metres in length.


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Founded: 1367
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)


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Franz Schraube (15 months ago)
Great view over the city! One drawback: entry until 5 p.m. - elevator down until 5 p.m. - everyone can walk - not always :(
Klaus Müller (16 months ago)
Below the Veste Oberhaus, easy to reach on foot from the old town of Passau. Before that, take the bus to the upper Veste and then walk comfortably to the Niederhaus. It is best to park your car in the underground car park at Römerplatz. There is also a bus from the town hall.
Otto Kittlinger (19 months ago)
Von der Donau ein schöner Anblick
Yifat Ten Ami (20 months ago)
We were looking for a place to stop on the way and came across the beautiful castle in the pictures. The view is truly breathtaking and overlooks the river. The building is beautiful and also suitable for the disabled. There is an elevator on site, though for a fee. The area is very neat and comfortable and there is parking and toilets.
Stefan Kollross (2 years ago)
Is privately owned, not open to the public.
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