Ehrenhausen Castle

Ehrenhausen, Austria

Ehrenhausen Castle is well-preserved three-story and four-wing building from the 12th century. The castle was first mentioned in 1240. The current castle was built by the Eggenberg family in the 16h century. It was one of Austria′s numerous fortifications that secured the South and the East of the country against the Turks.

On the castle hill there is also the mausoleum of Ruprecht von Eggenberg (1546-1611) and his nephew Wolf von Eggenberg which was designed by Italian painter and architect Giovanni Pietro de Pomis.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Austria

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