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The Romans were here and left their mark. According to the Nibelungenlied, the knight Ruediger von Bechelaren had his family castle here in the early Middle Ages. That is why there is a Nibelungen monument here, but I didn't like it very much. The Welserturm directly on the Danube reminds of the Middle Ages. A famous son of the city is the painter Oskar Kokoschka, who was born here.

Pöchlarn

P÷chlarn with the parish church Maria Himmelfahrt (Assumption of Mary). The originally gothic church was renovated in baroque style after a fire.

Johannes Nepmuk Statue in Pöchlarn an der Donau

At the Danube we are greeted by John Nepomuk. He and the flood protection dam protect P÷chlarn from flooding.

Pfarrplatz

Another Nepomuk statue stands on the parish square


Wolfgangbrunnen

The Wolfgang Fountain in the old town


Rampe

Danube bridge near P÷chlarn with comfortable access ramp for cyclists.


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Danube cycle route