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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 will appeal not only to fans of various tours but also to fans of gastronomic tourism since there are so many attractive restaurants in the city. Schwarzberghof restaurant invites its … 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 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
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
Map of all churches
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


From the series “Most Enchanting and Vibrant Festivals”
Another remarkable feature of the beer festival is a huge amount of colourful rides and stalls with interesting souvenirs. That is the reason for many travellers to go on holiday with their families. The best breweries in Munich take part in the festival. In honour of the holiday they brew special beers. And renowned chefs prepare luxurious menus of fares that are best suited to frothy drink. … Read further

Ohel Jakob Synagogue

From the series “The most luxury and famous synagogues”
The so-called "Corridor of Memory" connects the Ohel Jacob synagogue with the cultural center. It is a kind of historical monument. It is dedicated to members of the local Jewish community who died during World War II. More than 4,500 people were killed by the Nazis in wartime only by approximate estimates. A new synagogue was built in Munich in 2005. It is located in an unusual building with a regular cubic shape. The upper part of the building is completely made of glass. The height of the building is 28 meters. This unusual structure of the building has its symbolic meaning. Its lower part is made of stone. It symbolizes the Wailing Wall. The upper part is made of glass. It is reminiscent of traditional "Ohel" tents. The Jews used them during their wanderings in the desert. … Read further
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Hilton builds third luxury hotel in Kyoto

The project organizers note that the new Kyoto hotel is perfect for both business and leisure. Just to remind you, the opening of the Roku Kyoto hotel took place in the city in 2021. The luxury hotel also never ceases to amaze guests with its exquisite atmosphere and variety of services. It is close to famous attractions like Kinkaku-ji Temple, and Shozan Resort Kyoto Pavilion is a short walk from the hotel. Read this


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