Brežice castle

The mighty building of Brežice castle stands at the end of the south part of the main street and holds the title of the cultural heritage of national importance.

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The original castle was probably constructed by Salzburgians in the 12`th century for administrative and defense purposes. The castle was burned and destroyed multiple times during the 16`th century, completely in 1515 during the first farmer`s rebellion. 

In 1529 the construction of the new renaissance forts begin and was constructed in 1601, during the ownership of Franc Gall Gallenstein. Most of the 17`th century was owned by Frankopan`s, in the 18`th century was transformed into a mansion with a baroque painted Knight's Hall, staircase, and chapel by the Attems family.
Since 1949 is the home of Posavje`s museum (The Museum of Posavje). Castle is hosting weddings in one of the most beautiful baroque halls, concerts, cultural events, ceremonies, and workshops.   
The original castle was probably constructed by Salzburgians in the 12`th century for administrative and defense purposes.

Cesta prvih borcev 1, 8250 Brežice

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