Burg Hochosterwitz

Burg Hochosterwitz
Burg Hochosterwitz

Where: Launsdorf, Austria

Start of construction: 9th Century

End of construction: 1571 - 1581

Accessible: yes

Important fact:

The castle has 14 separate entrance gates.

One of the reasons why no enemy was ever able to conquer it. They never got beyond gate 4.

The distance between gates 1 and 14

is 650 metres.

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Last Updated:
October 2, 2022