Rappottenstein Castle

Rappottenstein, Austria

Rappottenstein is one of the best preserved castles in Austria. It was founded around 1150 Rapoto of Kuenring. Since several owners it was acquired by Abensperg and Traun family in 1664, who still owns the castle. During the course of the centuries a fortification with five baileys and eight gates was constructed.

The touch of luxury surrounding the interior is unexpected and comes as something of a surprise to the visitor. Three-storey arcades with sgrafitti lend the castle an Italian flair. The frescos in the inner apartments are among the rarest examples of 16th century secular painting. Furthermore, an original winged altar dating from the 15th century and beautiful Gothic vaults can be seen.

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Founded: c. 1150
Category: Castles and fortifications in Austria

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mon sha (2 months ago)
Xmas cookies on order, great menu, food
Eva T (5 months ago)
cool
Oliver Stoeckle (6 months ago)
Memories of my childhood
Ma Malee (2 years ago)
Was a wonderful time at the history museum Beautiful Austria i love Austria ❤
Wilfrid Schusta (3 years ago)
Nice castle, never conquered by enemies but very recommended for visits
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