gototopgototop
  1. Skip to Menu
  2. Skip to Content
  3. Skip to Footer>


Castle Artshtetten

PDF Print E-mail

Written by Administrator

Posted on 18 August 2012

Last Updated 18 August 2012

 

Artshtetten castle located in central Austria, near the town Artshtetten. The castle is located on a hill high above the Danube and is visible from afar. Its amazing, even a fabulous view, invites to dive into the ancient history of the country and its rulers.

This castle was first mentioned in the 13th century, and in its long history has repeatedly rebuilt and grew. Today he is a square in design, decorated with seven towers with amazing green onion domes. Some semi-circular towers, some - square. The building itself is painted in white, crowned with its brown tiled roof.

Now shut Artshtetten remains of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sofia von Hohenberg, who was tragically killed in Sarajevo in 1914. The underground crypt of the castle is a tomb.

Since 1983, the castle is a museum of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the permanent exhibition is "the heart and crown" tells the story of his life, the lives of his family and his business to the country. Also here is operational and several temporary exhibitions that tell about the different aspects of family life Archduke.

The castle as you can relax and take a walk. Here the beautiful, landscaped park with many old trees, a cozy south facing terrace where you can relax and dream, in the castle, there is also a small cafe. There are, of course, and a small gift shop with a large selection of souvenirs.

An interesting fact is that the lock Artshtetten so popular and loved by the Austrians, that his image even put on the coin at 10 euros, which was released in 2004.

Castle Artshtetten1

Castle Artshtetten2

Castle Artshtetten33333

Castle Artshtettenqqqqqqq

Castle Artshtetten vvvvvvvvv

Castle Artshtetten wdfgg

Austria - Others

Site Navigator

  1. Home
  2. Austria
  3. Others
  4. Castle Artshtetten

Free ads

 

Free ads in USA

News of our site

Kosiv. Capital Carpathian souvenirs
Kosiv. Capital Carpathian souvenirs
Kosiv. Capital Carpathian souvenirs The center is located in the Kosiv southern Ukrainian Precarpathians on the banks of the River Toronto. Geographically, it is not Hutsulschyna, but long since Kosiv was not the main trading ...
Read More 3329 0

Tretyakov Gallery
Tretyakov Gallery
Tretyakov Gallery Address: Lavrushinsky lane, 10 Phone: +7 (495) 951 13 62, +7 (499) 238 13 78 Hours: daily from 10:00 to 19:30, tickets to 18:30, the entrance to the exhibition to 1830, the day off - Monday. How to reach: ...
Read More 4782 0

Lindholm Høje
Lindholm Høje
Hoye Lindholm (Lindholm Høje) - one of the most important ancient sites in Denmark. In VI-XII centuries. there was a large settlement of the Vikings. An extensive exhibition of the Lindholm Jolla, Aalborg Historical ...
Read More 2981 0

Manor Kuskovo
Manor Kuskovo
Manor KuskovoMoscow, 111402, Youth street д. 2. Record at excursion by phones: 8(495) 375-31-31, 8(495) 370-01-60 – an answering machine.  How to reach Manor Kuskovo From metro station the Ryazan prospectus (the ...
Read More 3850 0

Dachstein
Dachstein
 Dachstein (original title Hoher Dachstein) - it is very beautiful karst mountain range, and the second highest mountain in the northern limestone Alps. It should be noted that the Dachstein is a unique high-altitude ...
Read More 3674 0