Castle of Losenstein

Local nameBurg Losenstein
LocationLosenstein, Austria

The Castle of Losenstein is a castle ruin in Upper Austria. It rises above the village of Losenstein on a 60-metre rock, composed of dolomite. It is one of the largest and oldest ruins of Upper Austria. Built in the 12th century by the Styrian Ottokars, the Castle of Losenstien consists of the main building and one major ancillary tower. Beginning in 1252 the Lords of Losenstein owned the castle.

The castle offers views of the village of Losenstein, the river Enns, and the foothills in the direction of Styria. The castle of Losenstein is freely accessible.The original structure of the castle is still visible. Exterior walls, gothic windows and large arches are still visible. The individual premises such as church, living area, patio and economic activity are defined precisely.

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Address 4460, Austria

Coordinates 47°55'26.562" N 14°26'15.444" E

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