Kaja Castle Ruins

Hardegg, Austria

Kaja Castle was first mentioned in 1196. In the late 14th century it was conquered by robber barons Johann and Heinrich Leipa who spread the terror in the surrounding villages. The castle was again conquered by Hussites in 1425-1427. Later Kaja castle fell on decay, today it stands partly restored.

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Merkersdorf, Hardegg, Austria
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Founded: 12th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Austria

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Pavel Pitek (2 years ago)
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Katka Furchová (2 years ago)
Very nice burg. We hope we will visit it when it will be open in the future. Very nice walk around the burg on red footpath.
Jakub Kahoun (3 years ago)
Well preserved ruin of a medieval castle. there are few rooms you can visit and a chapel. you can enjoy nice views over the national park from the top of the castle.
Andreea Grigore (4 years ago)
Relaxing area since there are hiking trails through the forest. The castle contains interesting old things. Free parking place.
Ela (4 years ago)
Insider tip Unfortunately only open on weekends
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