Dürnstein Castle

Dürnstein Castle (ruins)

At the end of the 12th century, Richard the Lionheart King of England, previously captured in Vienna, was taken to the Dürnstein Castle (Germ. Burgruine Dürnstein). A high ransom was demanded. The silver thus obtained allowed i.a. to minting Austrian coins.

Published On: 2019/11Last Updated: 2023/09Categories: DürnsteinTags: Views: 747