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Landshut church Landshut is a town in Germany located 65 kilometers north-east from Munich. The population of the town estimates 62 thousands of people.

The center of Landshut features numerous houses built during the medieval times. The Old Town’s main street is simply full of numerous houses built in the gothic style with its characteristic spiked roofs. Here are also located Town Halls built in XIV-XV centuries.
Landshut is an incredibly interesting city for exploring the traditions and customs of local people. Here they celebrate some of the most original and beautiful Bavarian holidays. The … Open
In front of the town hall is located Stadtresidenz – the duke’s palace of XVI century. This is the first building in Germany created according to traditions of Italian Renaissance. Inner design of the palace is rich in decorations featuring pictures from mythology and marble details. Today this building is occupied by National Picture Gallery and Museum of Landshut.
Tourists will also enjoy their visit to Seligenthal – a female monastery built in 1232. Previously it has been used as a Dominican monastery.

Duke’s palace named Trausnitz built in XVI century proudly raises above the old district of the town. Once this palace has been used as a residence of Wittelsbachs. One of the most famous sights of this palace is the ladder of jesters. It is decorated with wall drawings featuring scenes from Italian comedies. If you climb up to the palace’s top, you will see a wonderful panoramic view of the city and the Izar River. Saint Martin Church is located just nearby. The church is made in the gothic style and has the tallest brick tower in whole Bavaria. The height of the tower estimates 133 meters. The church is also decorated with columns with terracotta figures and carved choruses. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Landshut has preserved many interesting historical sites. One of the main symbols of the city is Rathaus, the old Town Hall. The 16th-century Gothic building is now located on the main city … Open
This town has its own tradition – once in four years here takes place a unique performance, Landshut Duke’s wedding. This is a wonderful and a beautiful performance with actors wearing costumes of previous centuries. The tradition exists from 1475 – this year the local cathedral was the location of the wedding between Polish Princess Jadwiga and duke’s son George.
Landshut Germany A beautiful architectural monument of the late 19th century is the Church of Christ, which was built in 1897. Now the church is a vivid monument in the style of the Romanesque Revival. During the war years, the building managed to be miraculously completely preserved. Today, the church looks exactly like it was more than a hundred years ago, on the opening day. The main decoration of the ancient church is the altar, which was installed here on the opening day. Not so long ago, a new organ appeared in the church.
Near the old fortress is the beautiful park Hofgarten, one of the most beautiful places in town. It is ideal for walking and outdoor activities, once the territory of the picturesque park … Open
Fans of theatrical art will have the opportunity to visit the City Theater. It is located on one of the streets of the historic district. The repertoire of this theater is very extensive. Operas and operettas, musical performances and classical performances are staged in it. This wonderful theater, which has been working for several decades, is very popular not only among tourists, but also among locals.
Trausnitz castle - Landshut\/Bavaria One of the most beautiful historic buildings of Landshut is the Palace of Etzdorf. It is located in the heart of the city and is a striking monument in the Rococo style. The main feature of the building remains its ornate façade. According to historical records in the city, this palace was built in 1745. One of the wealthy barons gave this palace to his wife. Now the historical building is run by one of the city organizations. It is impossible to evaluate its interior, but everyone can look at the original appearance.
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An equally impressive building is the Palace Pettenkofer. This palace can be seen not far from the town hall. Its construction began in 1926 and lasted almost 30 years. This palace was built for one of the wealthy town’s person who was engaged in scientific activities. He made the plan of his future home independently. The palace was very harmonious and expressive. Until the end of the 19th century, the palace was privately owned, and now it houses the city court.
The city of Zeligenthal, which was founded in 1232, is also preserved in the city. Until the middle of the 18th century the image of this monastery was constantly changing. However, for the last 200 years it has remained practically unchanged. The monastic complex is quite large and multifaceted. An old Romanesque church was preserved in it. Also, there are several burial chambers of famous residents of the city on the territory of the monastery.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Landshut
♥   Castle 'Schloss Hexenagger' , 55.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Alter Hof Munich' , 61 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Dachau Palace' , 61.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Nymphenburg' , 63.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Amalienburg Munich' , 63.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Landshut
♥   Nature Park 'Naturpark Buchberg' , 95.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Bayerischer Wald' , 102.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Untersberg' , 111.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Naturpark Weißbach' , 121.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Berchtesgaden' , 122.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Oktoberfest

From the series “Most Enchanting and Vibrant Festivals”
The founder of the festival is the Bavarian Prince Ludwig I. In 1810 in honour of the marriage to Princess Therese he arranged a luxurious holiday where all residents were offered a free beer. It was in honour of Ludwig I wife that a beautiful meadow where celebrations were held had got its name. By the will of the heir it was decided to spend the holiday every year. The modern Oktoberfest it is a lot of ​​beers and popular Bavarian treats, colourful rides and everyday entertainment, solemn processions through the city and exciting gastronomic events. … Read further
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