Burg Bruck

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Burg Bruck
Tyrol, Austria
Lienz - Schloss Bruck2.JPG
Type Castle
Site information
Owner City of Lienz
Open to
the public
Condition Preserved
Site history
Built From about 1252

Burg Bruck is a medieval castle in Lienz in Tyrol, Austria. Burg Bruck is 711 metres (2,333 ft) above sea level.[1]

It was completed in 1278 as the residence of the Meinhardiner Counts of Görz. In 1490. the chapel was decorated with frescoes by Simon von Taisten.[2] In 1500 the last count Leonhard of Görz bequeathed the castle to the Habsburg archduke Maximilian I of Austria, who incorporated it into his Tyrolean possessions. During the Campaigns of 1796 in the French Revolutionary Wars it was occupied by French troops under General Barthélemy Catherine Joubert. Today Bruck Castle is a museum featuring many works of the painter Albin Egger-Lienz.

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This article was initially translated from the German Wikipedia.

  1. ^ Burg Bruck Altitude and Position
  2. ^ Chizzali. Tyrol: Impressions of Tyrol. (Innsbruck: Alpina Printers and Publishers), p. 55

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Coordinates: 46°49′54″N 12°44′56″E / 46.8316666667°N 12.7488888889°E / 46.8316666667; 12.7488888889