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Colors of Bavaria - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Diözesanmuseum - Eichstätt Cultural traditions of Bavaria are interesting, original and diverse. They represent a wonderful combination of old and modern lifestyle; travelers will feel the unique atmosphere of past centuries in every Bavarian town. Local people treat their traditions and culture with great trepidation, carefully preserving them from the influence of both neighboring countries and surrounding towns. All those living outside of Bavaria are called Prussians; this definition can be applied to both inhabitants of distant lands and to citizens of the nearby Cologne and Hamburg.
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Indigenous people speak special dialect that won’t be easy to understand even to those who have excellent German. To test your skills you need to go to the marketplace in any Bavarian town and listen to natives talking with each other. Experts point out that even native speakers can’t make out the meaning of their conversation for the first time.
Culinary traditions of indigenous people also deserve special attention. Those who hope to visit local restaurants and taste sausage specialties have to consider several important features. In ordinary domestic restaurants visited by indigenous inhabitants almost all sausages are eaten with fingers without using any additional devices. This behavior mustn’t be treated as a sign of bad manners; locals believe that expensive sausages can go bad if taken with a knife or a fork. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Locals have boundless love to their homeland. They cherish their culture and way of life so much that are reluctant to leave their native Bavaria. It would be hard to find a person who doesn’t think his country to be the best place in the world.
Eichstätt - Residenzplatz - Mariensäule Another striking manifestation of the national culture is the national costume being a special pride of the indigenous population. Due to the huge number of ethnic groups living in the territory of Bavaria, there are several different variations of national costumes. The most recognizable attributes are leather pants or shorts and felt jackets decorated with trusses of chamois hair. Talking about cultural traditions of Bavaria, it’s certainly worth to mention the Beer Festival, as it remains one of the favorite holidays of the indigenous population.
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Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Bavaria
♥   Stadtpfarr- und ehem. Domkirche St. Peter, Neuburg an der Donau, 23.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Emmeram, Regensburg, 50.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Dom St. Peter, Regensburg, 50.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika Unserer Lieben Frau Zur Alten Kapelle, Regensburg, 50.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika SS. Ulrich and Afra, Augsburg, 64.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Dom Zu Unserer Lieben Frau, München, 72.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Kathedrale Maria Schutz und St. Andreas, München, 76.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Bavaria
♥   Castle 'Schloss Hexenagger' , 19.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Dachau Palace' , 59.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Blutenburg' , 69.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Nymphenburg' , 70.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Amalienburg Munich' , 70.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Alter Hof Munich' , 72.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Schloss Fronberg' , 76.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

National traditions of Germany

At the same time, festivities and folk festivals are very popular in Germany. The Germans are quite religious and always celebrate Christian holidays, including Easter, Christmas, and St. Nikolaus day. Christmas is celebrated here on a grand scale. Preparations begin long before its onset. Beer festivals are famous all over the world; the most famous of them is the Munich Oktoberfest. The Germans are very tolerant to foreigners, especially those who come to work in their country. They are also very friendly to tourists. Locals will always appreciate attempts to say hello or ask something in German, taking it as a sign of respect for their language and culture. … Open
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Traditions and festivals in cities around Bavaria

Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Bavaria. Learn the best periods to visit Bavaria to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Bavaria.
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