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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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Die Fexer: Das Trio vor den begeisterten Zuschauer am Blasius-Festival

Brass music by "Die Fexer"

The term “Fexer” is a Bavarian word meaning spin-off. It is the name chosen by one woman and two men from Oberpfalz for the "smallest brass band"

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Augsburg: Der Herkulesbrunnen in der Maximilianstraße in der Abenddämmerung

Does you good!

In summer, Augsburg's cool Lech canals and secluded beer gardens provide refreshment, while cultural travellers will find plenty of history and sights

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Passau: Blick von der

An abundance of urban delights

The world’s largest cathedral organ, the murmuring of three rivers as well as baroque magnificence and Italian flair will await you in Passau.

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Bead embroiderer Claudia Flügel-Eber from Carakess

Small beads, great art

Traditional, hand-knitted “Perlbeutel” or “beaded bags” are a near-forgotten traditional costume accessory. Claudia Flügel-Eber has brought them back

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Die Walhalla ist eines der beliebtesten Ausflugsziele in der Oberpfalz

16 x Cultural monuments

From medieval cities, castles and palaces to agricultural and industrial culture and modern architecture. 16 impressive monuments in Bavaria

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Mittelalter und Renaissance: Das Kreuzrippengewölbe ist mit alten gotischen Fresken verziert

And it’s off to the Middle Ages!

The five castles in the network “Mittelalter und Renaissance auf Burgen” offer exciting exhibitions, in addition to old halls and thick walls.

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Christian Loferer: Der Hornist auf dem Weg in das Nationaltheater am Max-Joseph-Platz

Horn player Christian Loferer

Christian Loferer is a horn player at the Bavarian State Opera. In his spare time he combines Bavarian brass band tradition with classic music

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