Heinfels Castle

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heinfels castle

Burg Heinfels stands in the Puster Valley, near the entrance to the Villgraten Valley. It belonged to the County of Gorz, and was expanded on the west side at the beginning of the 16th century. In 1526, it was besieged by Michael Gaismair and 2,000 soldiers seeking to overthrow Catholic rule in the area. Today it is privately owned.

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Location
Heinfels, Tyrol, Austria
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Built
13th century

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