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Brunnenburg Castle (Schloss Brunnenburg)

Schloss Brunnenburg

 

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    Location: Bolzano-Bozen   Map

    Constructed: 1250

 

 

 

 

 

Schloss Brunnenburg is located in the South Tyrol in Northern Italy. It was constructed in 1250. Schloss Brunnenburg name is derived from one of its many owners. In 1356 its was bought by Heinrich and Johann von Bopfinger. Heinrich became in the region for being a pastor of Tyrol and a Captain of the country. In 1421 Schloss Brunnenburg was bought by the chaplain of Duke Frederick Tascavuota, Ulrich Putsch who later became a bishop of Diocese of Brixen. In the middle of the twentieth century the castle was reconstructed and renovated by Russian Egyptologist Boris de Rachewiltz and his wife Mary.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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