Harburg Castle

Castle in Nördlingen

Harburg In Schwaben, Burg
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Harburg Castle is a medieval fortress located in the town of Harburg in Bavaria, Germany. It was built in the 11th century and is one of the largest and best-preserved castles in southern Germany.

The castle consists of several courtyards and towers, including a massive 70-meter high keep that offers panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Visitors can explore the castle’s interior, which contains a number of historic rooms and exhibits, including a collection of medieval weapons and armor.

Throughout its history, Harburg Castle has served as a residence for various noble families, a military stronghold, and a prison. Today, it is a popular tourist attraction, drawing visitors from around the world who come to admire its stunning architecture and learn about its rich history and cultural heritage.

In addition to its historical and architectural significance, Harburg Castle is also known for its role in popular culture. It has been featured in a number of films and television shows, including the movie “Wilhelm Tell” and the popular German crime drama “Tatort”.

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Visiting Harburg Castle


03/11/2023 to 11/05/2023: Open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m


Courtyard Entrance: Adults €3.50

Address: Harburg Castle, Burgstraße, Harburg, Germany
Duration: 1 hours

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