Stronghold of the Occident
Myths, adventures and gruesome stories are spun around Riegersburg castle, the imposing landmark of eastern Styria. Riegersburg could not be conquered during the centuries of its existence. Indeed, it was considered the strongest fortification in the occident. Today it is loved tourist destination.
The castle rooms host two exhibitions: âThe Witches Museumâ in the basement and âFabulous Riegersburg â Legendary womenâ in the grand rooms.
3D panorama of the castle http://www.3dpanorama.at/riegersburg.php
The climb to the castle itself is an adventure. The mile-long defence walls with numerous embrasures line the historical walkway, which meanders along eleven bastions through seven doors. An inclined elevator is also available.