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Culture of Dachau. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Dachau is a beautiful historic town, the first mention of which dates back to the 8th century. The city is widely known for the tragic events that occurred here in 1933. Opponents of the Third Reich regime were imprisoned in a large concentration camp established on its territory. Today, the memory of this important historical event is preserved in a memorial complex opened here after the end of the Second World War. For many people, Dachau is still primarily associated with its former gloomy status. In fact, the city has a lot of interesting sights, for the sake of which so many travelers from different parts of the world visit it every year.
Dachau is often associated with the tragic events that occurred during the Second World War - the fact is that one of the so-called concentration camps was located in the city. The walls of … Open
An important local attraction is the beautiful Dachau Palace. Its construction was supposedly completed in the 11th century, the castle belonged to a noble family. At the beginning of the 15th century, the grandiose building was almost completely destroyed. By order of William IV of Bavaria, the luxurious Renaissance palace was built on the site of the ancient fortress, which does not cease to amaze visitors to the city with its greatness and beauty. The main palace is surrounded by a beautiful park with colorful flower beds, old sculptures, and fountains. Tour participants will also have the opportunity to stroll through its historic halls. The banquet room is considered the most beautiful one.
Vacations in Dachau would certainly suit those who like to walk in beautiful natural places and enjoy the magnificence of nature away from noisy megacities. Those who can not imagine traveling without walking through busy streets and visiting all kinds of cultural and entertainment venues can be advised to visit Munich. This popular tourist city is less than half an hour’s drive from Dachau. Many travelers prefer to stay in quiet and peaceful Dachau, going on excursions to Munich from time to time. Copyright
Dachau is a great destination for those who prefer quiet and peaceful towns with a rich history keeping their own unique secrets. On its territory, there are several lakes, the extraordinary … Open
Not far from Dachau is Worpswede, the famous village of artists. Interesting exhibitions and presentations have been held here since the 19th century. Today, vacationers can see works of contemporary artists and admire beautiful architectural buildings of the past centuries.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion, activities or city discovery tours over Dachau and surroundings. Our website offers 10-30% lower ticket prices, when compared to the offline purchase on the spot.

City tours, excursions and tickets in Dachau and surroundings

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Map of all palaces
Public palaces near Dachau
♥   Palace 'Nymphenburg Palace' Munich, 13.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Residenz' Munich, 17.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Linderhof Palace' , 84.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Art galleries in Dachau and around
♥   Art museum 'Lenbachhaus' Munich, 16.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Neue Pinakothek' Munich, 16.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Glyptothek' Munich, 16.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Alte Pinakothek' Munich, 16.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Staatliche Antikensammlungen' Munich, 16.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Dachau
♥   Erzabtei Sankt Ottilien, Eresing, 34.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika SS. Ulrich and Afra, Augsburg, 40.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Stadtpfarr- und ehem. Domkirche St. Peter, Neuburg an der Donau, 55.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika Mariä Himmelfahrt, Tuntenhausen, 56.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika of St. Benedikt, Benediktbeuern, 62.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Michael, Altenstadt, 64.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Wallfahrtskirche zum Gegeißelten Heiland auf der Wies, Steingaden, 76.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Dachau and near

Football Bridge

From the series “The Most Unusual and Strange Bridges on Earth”
The waterproof high-strength material was used as the main decorative element in the construction of the bridge. The original 'football bridge' is bilateral. The drivers driving on the highway can see the legendary goalkeeper 'from the back' and 'from the face'. Oliver Kahn personally participated in the formation of the unusual bridge. He had to participate in a long and complicated photo shoot, during which the exclusive photos of the football player were taken in necessary poses, which were later used for the design of the bridge. … Read further
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