Official web presentation
The Old Castle viewed from the Austrian bank of the River Dyje.
The Old Castle in May-time greenery.
A winter view from the New Castle.
Wall above the moat with secondary walled-up raised entrance from the 14th century.
Partially preserved moat of the south-east fortifications of the Old Castle – on the left the higher cloaking wall and on the right the lower moat wall.
Rounded internal cloaking wall.
Battlements and shooting gallery of the western section of the internal fortifications.
Original raised entrance to the inner castle from the 14th century.
The new entrance built in the 15th century.
Remnants of the sundial from the lining of the entrance portal.
Wooden lintel with a hole for attaching the gate.
Narrow courtyard area between the inner wall and the castle (left).
View from the gallery of the cloaking wall of the south-east wing of the main castle.
The huge beam sockets in the castle served to hold the fir beam ceilings.
Internal view of the castle entrance, above a window with a seat.
The castle interior, on the right is the original entrance to the inner castle, on the left is a small alcove with a cantilevered hearth.
Detail of the cantilevered hearth with chimney and an outlet to a defunct tiled stove.
View of the western part of the courtyard.
Front of the building in the western part of the courtyard with entrances to both floors and slotted loophole.
Collecting tank for rainwater carved into the bedrock in the western part of the courtyard.
Medieval plaster mount on the edge of one of the loopholes.
Wooden lintel of a loophole, dating from the 15th century.
Segmented vaulted bands above the interior of the scullery.
Interior of the cellar accessible to visitors when touring the main castle.
The lowest floor of the castle is carved into the bedrock.
One of the cellars under the Old Castle.
Worked stone element with grooving, find in the rock rubble of the jail under the main castle.
Part of a brick with the mark of an as yet unidentified workshop, find from the north-east part of the inner castle.
Rib – a shaped brick fitting, part of the support system for the gothic vaulting, find from the north-east part of the inner castle.
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