Kloster Weltenburg: Die Benediktiner-Abtei liegt direkt in einer Donau-Schlinge
Bavaria Listicle Cultural Highlights in Eastern Bavaria

House of Bavarian History, Weltenburg Monastery, Air Museum and seven other cultural highlights for your holiday in Eastern Bavaria that you should not miss

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Andre Maier: Der Künstler vor der gotischen Kathedrale, dem Dom St. Peter in Regensburg

Regensburg Cathedral

The Cathedral of St. Peter was built around the year 1260. It is a major work of the Gothic style in southern Germany and the only Gothic cathedral in Bavaria. The medieval centre of Regensburg with its famous Stone Bridge is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
bistum-regensburg.de (only in German)

Zeitgenössische Kunst: Ausstellungsraum im Luftmuseum Amberg

Air Museum in Amberg

Bizarre, original, amusing: this building, on Amberg’s most beautiful square, dates from the 14th century and has unique exhibition spaces on the theme of air (design, architecture, art, technology and everyday art).
luftmuseum.de

Regensburg: Das Haus der Bayerischen Geschichte ist für seine Architektur ausgezeichnet

House of Bavarian History

Opened in June 2019 in Regensburg, this permanent multimedia exhibition, staged in a modern architectural setting, tells of the evolution of Bavaria from 1800 to the present day. It also has special temporary exhibitions.
hdbg.de

Blick auf den Wittelsbacher Turm der Burg Trausnitz

Trausnitz Castle

This castle is the proud home of the House of Wittelsbach and towers over the beautiful old town of Landshut. From 1255 to 1503 it was the seat of the Dukes of Lower Bavaria.
burg-trausnitz.de

Glasmuseum Frauenau in Ostbayern

Glass Museum in Frauenau

Visitors journey through the cultural history of glass with unique exhibits of international importance. The museum also explains the cultural significance of glass for Bavaria and Bohemia.
glasmuseum-frauenau.de

Konzerthaus Blaibach: Der graue Kubus ist halb in der Erde versunken

Blaibach Concert House

This is a spectacular monolithic construction in the centre of the village of Blaibach. In 2016 it was awarded the artouro Bavarian Tourism Architecture Prize.
kulturgranit.de (only in German)

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Lothar Fischer Museum

A small but sophisticated museum of modern and contemporary art in Neumarkt in the Upper Palatinate region with special exhibitions and a collection of work by sculptor Lothar Fischer.
museum-lothar-fischer.de

Kloster Weltenburg: Mit kleinen Booten können Wanderer vom linken Ufer zum Kloster übersetzen

Weltenburg Abbey

In a spectacular location by the Danube Gorge in the Weltenburger Enge Nature Reserve, Weltenburg Abbey is home to the world’s oldest monastic brewery. The church of the abbey was built by the Asam brothers between 1716 and 1739 and is considered a masterpiece of Baroque architecture.
kloster-weltenburg.de

Im Dackelmuseum gibt es Wissenswertes zu Dackeltypen, seiner Kulturgeschichte und dem Dackel als Jagdhund

Passau Dachshund Museum

“The Dachshund - a philosophy of life” contains over 6,000 exhibits that will delight all fans of the dachshund.
dackelmuseum.de

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Abusina Roman Castra

The Roman castra in Eining near Neustadt on the River Danube is a former military outpost and part of the Upper-Germanic Roman Limes UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its foundations are free to view at any time as an open-air museum.
abusina.com (only in German)

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