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Garmisch-Partenkirchen

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

Garmisch-Partenkirchen 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.
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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 www.orangesmile.com
Garmisch is an old town in Germany located on the Loisach River. In 1935 the town was merged with Partenkirchen town and the new settlement was named Garmisch-Partenkirchen – a city that … 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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Map of all palaces
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
Map of all churches
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

Harakiri Ski Slope

From the series “Top 13 Furious Ski Resorts and Pistes”
Severe shocks, breaks and contortions - so only the most harmless consequences the inexperienced skiers can get after the impetuous and short descent. The world-famous sportsman Tobias Fankhauser was one of the first to take advantage of the 'black' course and to use it for regular training sessions. He held the successful descent to 'Harakiri' piste for the highest sports performance. Today, many coaches are working on the health resort, which prepare athletes and anyone interested in the descent on one of the most difficult ski runs. … Read further

Neuschwanstein Castle

From the series “The Most Wonderful Castles and Palaces”
Not far from the German town of Füssen is the world-famous Neuschwanstein Castle, the history of which is also incredibly interesting. The wonderfully beautiful castle was constructed from the command of King Ludwig II of Bavaria in the hard-to-reach mountainous region. The construction of the castle began in 1869. This complicated area was chosen for the location of the castle so that the project was realized by the best architects and construction workers in Germany only after twenty years. It was not until 1891 that the castle was finished. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Culture guide to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Garmisch-Partenkirchen: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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