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This border town, birthplace of Adolf Hitler, has had a civic charter since 1260. A bridge over the Inn links Branau with the Bavarian town of Simbach. The picturesque town centre and Salzburg district, with numerous Gothic houses, the parish church, and its 96-m high bell tower, testify to the town's former wealth, earned through the salt trade. Remains of Branau's former three rings of fortifications can be seen.

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  • Old Town

    Stadtplatz A - 5280 Braunau am Inn

    Its central feature is the elongated Stadtplatz, lined with houses from various periods and closed to the south by a clock tower. The Glockengiesserhaus, or bell-casters' house, built in 1385, which retains its original workshop, is particularly inte..

  • Pfarrkirche St. Stephan

    Kirchenplatz 15 A - 5280 Braunau-am-Inn

    A massive tower, the third highest in Austria (96 m), with a square Gothic base and crowned by an onion-shaped dome, abuts on the chancel of this late-15C church. The neo-Gothic high altar, built in 1906, has a truly-Gothic altarpiece nearby from St ..

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