Visit Harburg (Schwaben)'s top attractions in this 44 minutes itinerary. Harburg, Burg Harburg, Kastenbau und Marstall and all other sights were never that easy to visit in this well planned 44 minutes Harburg (Schwaben) itinerary.
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Harburg Castle in Harburg, Bavaria, in the Donau-Ries district, is an extensive mediaeval complex from the 11th / 12th century. Originally it was a Staufer castle, now it is owned by the princely House of Oettingen-Wallerstein. == History == The first record of the castle is dated 1150, when the Staufer Henry Berengar wrote a letter to his aunt Bertha of Sulzbach, Empress of Byzantine. But it is very likely that Harburg Castle was built in the 11th century, because at the end of this century Cuno de Horeburc (Kuno of Harburg), a noble man, was well known. In 1530 the historian Hieronymus Wolf was a clerk at Harburg Castle.Read more