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

Garmisch-Partenkirchen and its suburbs are home to a huge number of historical, architectural and natural attractions. Local museums are a great way to get acquainted with the history and culture of the city. Without a doubt, Werdenfels Museum is one of the most interesting destinations for travellers. The halls of the museum keep a rich collection of historical artifacts. Some of exhibits were created more than one and a half thousand years ago. During an excursion, visitors will hear about most important events in the history of the city, which once had a serious impact on the development of the region.
Garmisch-Partenkirchen attracts travelers with its unique natural beauties. Ideal conditions for outdoor recreation are created here. With children, one should definitely visit the open-air … Open
New Parish Church is also an important religious attraction. This is a beautiful building in the Baroque style. The project of the church is the result of work of the famous architect Josef Shmutser. The walls of the building have become home to a precious relic - a Gothic fresco, which was applied yet during the years of construction. Visitors of the city should also not forget to visit Olympic Ice Stadium, which reminds travelers of the important sporting event and is a great place to have fun.
You will find the villa of Richard Strauss next to the stadium. This is the place where the famous composer spent the last years of his life. The design and furnishing of the house has remained the same for over 50 years. The house keeps personal documents and works by Strauss. All visitors are also welcome to participate in interesting excursions. Not far away from the city is located one more place of interest - Schachen Hunting Castle. This is an interesting and unique architectural sight. The beautiful castle, which facade is decorated with carved arches and artistic stained glass windows, is located in the hunting grounds of Ludwig II. The construction has preserved perfectly till our days and has not changed its appearance for many centuries. Copyright
Garmisch-Partenkirchen can be really proud of the choice of attractive gastronomic establishments in its territory. The city is home to Bavarian restaurants, upscale gourmet dining … Open
When it comes to natural attractions, the choice of them is really great. Travelers will be amazed to visit the gorge of Partnachklamm, which is located near the river of Partnach. During thousands of years the water has carved tunnels and galleries of incredible beauty. Nowadays everyone can make a walk on them and admire the scale and beauty of the unique natural attraction. A rise to the Hausberg Mountain will also become an exciting and unforgettable adventure. The top of the mountain is connected with Garmisch by a cable road. The mountain’s top is also equipped with several large viewing platforms, which also provide their visitors with an unforgettable mountain scenery.
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Public palaces near Garmisch-Partenkirchen
♥   Palace 'Linderhof Palace' , 13.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'New Castle' , 27.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Schloss Ambras' Innsbruck, 36.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Nymphenburg Palace' Munich, 79.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Residenz' Munich, 79.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Garmisch-Partenkirchen
♥   Dom Sankt Jakob, Innsbruck, 33.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Michael, Absam, 37.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Herz-Jesu-Basilika, Hall in Tirol, 39.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Michael, Altenstadt, 39.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Erzabtei Sankt Ottilien, Eresing, 66.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Kathedrale Maria Schutz und St. Andreas, München, 75.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Dom Zu Unserer Lieben Frau, München, 79.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Garmisch-Partenkirchen and near


From the series “The World's Highest Observation Decks”
In clear weather beautiful views of the Zugspitze, the highest mountain in Germany, can be admired. Alpspix observation deck is available all year round. Thanks to its unique shape, you can see spectacular scenery, invisible from other places. Despite the fact that the observation deck is very popular among travelers, it has a number of opponents. After its opening, group of climbers, which has chosen this venue for the annual training, said that this massive construction only spoils the perfect mountain landscape. According to them, the only way to enjoy beauty of these places is to conquer one of the mountain peaks. … Read further

Neuschwanstein Castle

From the series “The Most Wonderful Castles and Palaces”
Neuschwanstein is characterized not only by the wonderful exterior design, but also by the first-class furnishings. The water was laid in the castle; Its huge halls and corridors were heated with warm air. The royal apartments were equipped with telephones, as well as a kind of electrical signaling system, with the help of which he summoned the servants. Situated in the picturesque mountains and surrounded by the lush pine forest, Neuschwanstein is now accessible to the tourists. … Read further
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