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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Kula Michal Walter (2 years ago)
Stefan Kollross (2 years ago)
Siggi B (2 years ago)
Schöne Veste an der Ilzmündung.
Fred Quader (3 years ago)
Beeindruckendes Bauwerk.
Lars Mueller (3 years ago)
Die Veste Niederhaus ist eine bedeutende Wegmarke in der schönen Stadt Passau. Das alte ehrwürdige Gemäuer ist Teil der alten Burgfestung am Dreiflüsseeck in Pausau. Hoch oberhalb der Stadt und Donau trohnt die Feste Oberhaus. Dieser Teil der Burganlage ist heute in öffentlicher Hand. Die Anlage ist für jedermann begehbar. Der untere, ebene Bereich der Feste, das Niederhaus, ist leider nicht öffentlich. Ein Besuch des jahrelang zum Verkauf stehenden historischen Objekts ist unmöglich. Leider hat das Niederhaus die Stadt nicht selbst erworben, zum Zwecke für die Allgemeinheit. Die Anlage befindet sich heute im privaten Besitz, wurde modernisiert und als exklusiver Wohnraum angeboten.
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