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In the past, Brandis Castle was a favorite place for the rulers of the Habsburg family, thanks to its extensive hunting grounds. Today the castle is the most valuable monument of the Renaissance, where you can see the preserved sgraffito.
The castle recently opened its doors to visitors. The interior exposition and the restored halls testify to the presence of high-ranking officials and emperors of the monarchy within the walls of the castle, in whose possession the castle was until 1918.
The extensive scientific collections collected in the 19th century by Archduke Ludwig Salvator, who was an avid traveler. The old Gothic wing houses a unique library. Also noteworthy are the rooms that Charles the First of Austria, the last Austro-Hungarian emperor, occupied during his service.
The former palace kitchens now house a stylish Tuscan restaurant, whose interior is designed in the style renaissance. Inspection of the castle is carried out accompanied by dragoon officers dressed in old uniforms.
Brandis Castle was the residence of the Austro-Hungarian Emperor Charles the First of Austria, where during the war with Napoleon, the meeting of the German Kaiser Friedrich Wilhelm took place with the Russian Emperor Alexander the First.
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