Distance 1.7 km
Through the old town in Bruneck to the bishop's castle of Bruneck and other cultural highlights
Bruneck Castle: It was built in 1250 by the Brixen prince Bruno von Kirchberg. From the second half of the 13th century, the town of Bruneck was built for the benefit of „Castrum Bruneke“. Under Prince Albert of Enn (1324−1336), the castle and the town's fortifications were greatly expanded and connected. Four city gates, the city wall and the moat were built around this time. At the end of the 19th century it was thoroughly restored. Finally, in 2004, the Südtiroler Sparkasse foundation bought the medieval building and left it to the use of the municipality of Bruneck. This is where Reinhold Messner has housed the fifth of his mountain-themed meeting places: the M(essner) M(ountain) M(useum) Ripa (Tibetan: ri = mountain; pa = man). People have been living in the mountains for more than 10,000 years. They have developed their own way of life between valleys and summer pastures and have built up their own mountain culture based on personal responsibility, consumerism and neighbourly
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