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Schloss Kaltenberg

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The Schloss Kaltenberg is a castle located in the village of Geltendorf in Upper Bavaria, Germany. The castle was built in 1292 and is currently under the proprietorship of Prince Luitpold of Bavaria, the great-grandson of the last king of Bavaria, Ludwig III.

History

  • 1292 the castle is built by Herzog Rudolph
  • 1320 the castle is destroyed during a family feud
  • 1425 the castle is rebuilt by the Augsburger Patrician Peter Rehlinger
  • 1468 sold to the house of Hundt zu Lautterbach
  • 1514 the historian Wiguläus Hundt was born in the castle
  • 1612 the castle is assumed by the Jesuits
  • 1633 during the 30 Years War the Swedish destroy the castle
  • 1781 the Knights of Malta assume ownership
  • 1870 a brewery is opened
  • 1900 the painter Lorenzo Quaglio assumes ownership
  • 1955 the castle returns back to the house of Wittelsbach

The Castle today

Since 1870 part of the König Ludwig Schlossbrauerei is housed in the Schloss Kaltenberg. Over 100,000 hectoliters of beer are produced there. Prince Luitpold of Bavaria and his family currently reside in the castle. The castle also offers a ballroom for events as well as two restaurants. The castle is also host to a knights' tournament that draws over 10,000 visitors.

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