Ortenburg Castle

Bautzen, Germany

Ortenburg castle in Bautzen stands on the site of 7th century fort enlarged by Henry I in the 10th century. In the 15th century the castles was rebuilt in the late-Gothic style by Matthias Corvin, King of Hungary, following two devastating fires. The tower on the north wing still bears a relief representing the king. In 1698, at the height of the Baroque period, three Renaissance gables were added to the castle.

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Burgplatz 5, Bautzen, Germany
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Founded: 16th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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4.6/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Roman Jelinek (6 months ago)
Amazing experience
Grzegorz Kwiatkowski (7 months ago)
Budziszyn – miasto powiatowe w Niemczech, we wschodniej części kraju związkowego Saksonia, w okręgu administracyjnym Drezno, siedziba powiatu Budziszyn, nad rzeką Sprewą, liczy 39 607 mieszkańców. Nazwa miasta pochodzi od n. os. Budzisz. Budziszyn jest historyczną stolicą Górnych Łużyc i centrum kulturalnym Łużyczan
Johann Tschemmer (8 months ago)
Nice one
Piers Midwinter (2 years ago)
Lovely building. The town is nice too...
Wojciech Hubert Agaciak (3 years ago)
One of the most amaizing buliding in Bautzen, very nice celings in all floors.
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