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In 1632, during the time of the Thirty Years’ War (1618 – 1648), the government in Innsbruck obtained permission to erect a fortress on a piece of land located in the narrow Scharnitz valley that belonged to the Bishopric of Freising. The impressive fortification was named after the reigning Regent of Tyrol, Claudia de Medici, who was present at the ceremony.
From a reliable source: The Isar is a Tyrolean.
The origin of the Isar is located in the municipal area of Scharnitz, surrounded by the mighty mountain massif of the Karwendel. The Isar begins its journey to the Danube and the Black Sea in Hinterautal. The river is still a part of the culture and history of the Alpine region today.