Hospental Castle

Local nameBurg Hospental
LocationHospental, Switzerland

Hospental Castle or Langobarden Tower is a ruined medieval castle in the municipality of Hospental in the canton of Uri in Switzerland. It is a Swiss heritage site of national significance.

The tower was built in the 13th century for the Hospental family, first mentioned in records at the same time, and dominates the village and is a reminder of the importance of the Urserntal valley as a link in central alpine communications for many centuries. Now without floors, it was originally used as a watch tower, and had external covered platforms at the sides.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hospental_Castle

Address 1 Sankt Karli, 6493, Switzerland

Coordinates 46°37'7.245" N 8°34'0.162" E

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