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Arts and Tradition, Culture and Castles in Bavaria

Our stories and listicles showcase exciting museum settings, iconic cultural monuments, and the most important castles, palaces and palace gardens in Bavaria. It's all about fine arts and street art, Lüftlmalerei (traditional mural art) and modern architecture. Sometimes pompous like the magnificent Herrenchiemsee Palace, sometimes record-breaking like the castle in Burghausen. We take a look at Bavaria's most famous film locations and meet Bavaria insiders who are dedicated to culture.

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Käthe Wohlfahrt Weihnachtsdorf in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Peaceful? Silent? Or merry?

Here the whole year revolves around one thing: Christmas. Germany’s only Christmas museum shows how Christmas decorations evolved over the years

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Along the wall!

Bike tour with artist and Bavaria insider Thomas Neumann to Munich's most casual streeta-art-spots. A colourful day across Munich

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Blick auf die Glasobjekte, die zum Großteil von Herzog Alfred von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha gesammelt wurden

Crystal clear pleasure

The houses of the GlasMuseen-network in Bavaria are dedicated in detail to the fascination of glass as an everyday object, luxury item and work of art

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Daniel Bensmann bemalt Tierhäute mit künstlerischen Motiven

Skin painter Daniel Bensmann

Art as a matter of skin! A visit at Bad Hindelang's tattoo artist, hunter and artist. His speciality? Paintings on animal skins

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Loisach Marci mit dem Skateboard und Alphorn im Landkreis Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Alpine Techno

Marcel Engler combines alphorn with electro beats. No lederhosen techno, but music to dance to, inspired by his homeland and the Loisach river

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Zeitgenössische Kunst: Ausstellungsraum im Luftmuseum Amberg

12 x Unusual museums

Bavaria is famous for its many renowned museums. But there are also many small collections in the region ranging from original to bizarre. 12 quirky m

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Die Pfarrkirche St. Andreas (links) und die Stiftskirche St. Peter und Johannes der Täufer (rechts)

10 Berchtesgaden Tips

What else should you see, experience and taste in Berchtesgaden and the surrounding area aside from Königssee, Jenner and Obersalzberg?

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