Wittelsbacher Castle


Once the Wittelsbacher Dukes and their ancestors from the house of Scheyern sat in the building where the Kelheim county government now meets. In the 15th century, all but the castle keep was demolished. Inside the building you can still see the massive stone blocks. The building has been upholding a tradition of leadership since 1150. First as the residence of the Bavarian Duke, then as the one of his re-presentatives, followed by the regional governor, and since 1938, as the government seat of County Kelheim.