Straßburg Castle fas first time mentioned in 1147. It was built by Roman I, the bishop of Gurk. The chapel was built in the late 12th century, consisting of nave, chancel and apse. In the 14th century, the chapel was raised by one floor, and another floor was erected in the 15th century above the choir. The last modification to to the choir took place in 1682.

In the 14th century, the eastern tower was built on the outside of the northern ring wall. There is a medieval kitchen, still preserved. The western tower (Münzturm) was built in the 15th century.

Today Straßburg castle hosts a folkloristic collection exhibiting objects from rural life of past centuries. The exhibition Women’s Artworks of the Werkmann collection shows unique exhibits from the past 200 years with needlework of rural life, nobility and bourgeoisie.

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Founded: c. 1147
Category: Castles and fortifications in Austria

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Marjana Olenchk (9 months ago)
Price for ticket to museum is only 6 euro and the museum has many exhibits. There is free parking and it is possible to drive by car almost to the gate of castle
Rita Móritz (2 years ago)
Very nice castle and there is a Halloween party and other events too.
Nir Wolff (2 years ago)
Amazing restaurant inside a very old castle , great service , amazing food
Ksenija Potočnik (4 years ago)
Yeah, baby! Finally authentic top quality Italian!!!
Gregor Rebolj (5 years ago)
Lovely place.
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