Ivy climbs up the old stone walls. The wild grapevine climbs in the courtyard. The water of the Ybbs flows unimpressed past the imposing castle. Once bishops resided here, later Baron Rothschild lived behind the thick stones;

Today the historic walls are a place of gathering.Culture in modern splendor. Already from the outside it can be guessed that there is no classic castle behind these walls. The glass cube on the castle tower is visible from afar and testifies to the courage of the star architect Hans Hollein to combine the old with the new. In this way, he has also created a concert hall inside the palace that is second to none. World stars as well as students from the music school can be heard in the crystal hall. High culture and folk culture are equally well framed and attract numerous visitors.Weddings & seminars with that certain something the old smithy near the babbling Schwarzbach find an individual setting here.

Rothschild Castle also has room for ideas and is often used for company events and seminars. In the midst of the old walls, thought processes are stimulated and visions are spun. “Capture” history, enjoy the green space, discover the shine of lights. Elements Museum. This is where the city’s history becomes “tangible” and the world of toys shows the imagination and stories of children of bygone days. The castle park, which is also a “nature in the garden” show garden, attracts children to the playground and picnickers to the meadow in summer. In winter there is often a snowman parade lined up like castle guards.

And as if that weren’t enough for these old walls, every year on the 2nd weekend in Advent the whole castle shines during the Flaming Christmas Lights, with numerous exhibitors showing their handicrafts.