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Bundesland: Niederösterreich Lower Austria
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Kaumberg

lt: Kaumbergas
ru: Каумберг

1488 Kaumberg 2692 Kaumberg Kaumberg is situated at an elevation of 494 m in the upper Traisen valley of southern Lower Austria. Kaumberg was chartered as a market town in 1580.

The Gothic parish church Heiliger Erzengel Michael [top left] is located on a hill above the town. The choir dates from around 1400, the tower was completed in 1502.

The Araburg castle [background top, barely visible] was built around 1180 and was first mentioned in 1190/1209. Since 1625 it was in possession of the monastery of Lilienfeld. The castle was destroyed in 1683 by Turkish invaders. Parts of the ruins were restored during the 20th century.


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