Englburg Castle

Tittling, Germany

Englburg castle lies on a 581-m-high hill near Tittling. The current castle dates from 1396, after it was destroyed by the citizens of Passau and rebuilt. It was again badly damaged by Swedish troops in the Thirty Year's War in 1634. After the fire in 1874 the castle got its current appearance.

Various noble families have owned the Englburg; the last ones were the Lords of Taufkirchen. The landowner family Niedermeier began to renovate the castle in the second half of the 19th century and extend it into a popular destination for excursions. The remains from this time consist of the lookout tower.

Since 2011 carried out a thorough renovation of Englburg, it houses apartments, offices and commercial spaces. The castle is not open to visitors.

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Founded: 1396
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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Horst Hrebetschek (2 years ago)
Leider in Privatbesitz und deshalb nicht zu besichtigen.
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