VISIT: The Coolest Castles in the World

Hohenwerfen Castle, Austria

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This medieval rock castle overlooks the Austrian market town of Werfen in the Salzach valley. It’s surrounded by the Berchtesgaden Alps and Tennen Mountains.

Hohenwerfen was built in the late 11th century as a defensive wall; however, over time, it became a residence and hunting retreat for the Salzburg rulers.