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Dürnkrut

dürnkrut lower austria niederösterreichInhabitants: 2.300

Dürnkrut is located on the March river, directly on the border to Slovakia.

It was in 1045 when Dürnkrut was created as a border settlement with a fortress. In 1160 Dürnkrut was mentioned the first time in a document.

The battle of Dürnkrut and Jedenspeigen on the 26th August 1278 between the king of Bohemia PÃ…â„¢emysl Ottokar II and the Habsburger Rudolf I. was the second biggest knights battle behind the battle of Hastings. The battle in Dürnkrut ended with a victory for the Habsburg king Rudolf I. Ottakar was beated dead when he tried to escape from the battlefield.

There was a flood in the beginning of April 2006, which brought Dürnkrut into the medias. Almost the whole town was standing under water. The half of the town even in only several hours. The damages had a value of 100 mio EUR.

There is a good railway connection from Dürnkrut to Vienna. There is a train going to Vienna in every hour.

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Entering the centre by car. Marien Apotheke, Hauptstrasse 49.

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Going from the centre to the railway station.

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Neglected industrial building in Dürnkrut.

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Houses on the railway in D ürnkrut. There were a lot of damages during the flood in 2006.

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The church in Dürnkrut.

Accommodation Hotels:Jana KnapkovaHauptstrasse 582263 Dürnkrut

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