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Castle ruins "Hochgalsaun"

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The castle ruins Hochgalsaun lies in a dizzying height on a steeply sloping rocky spur over the fraction Galsaun the place Kastelbell-Tschars.It was built in the course of the 13th century by the Tyrolean noble family Montalban. After destruction and reconstruction in 1300 she went to the Lords of Schlandersberg before it was destroyed again in 1423 and then finally ruined.From the castle, only a few remains of the walls have been preserved, giving hardly binding information about their original appearance. To a small yard to the valley side residential buildings and the direction of attack on the mountain side of the keep on the highest point of the castle square should have been. On the valley side, far lower are the remains of the former castle chapel.


46.635206, 10.912700
46°38'06.7"N 10°54'45.7"E
32T 646399 5166404
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Castle ruins "Hochgalsaun"

Staatsstraße 5
39020 Kastelbell-Tschars
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