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Colors of Ingolstadt - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Ingolstadt is a city on the Danube River. It attracts numerous tourists with its special, inimitable charm. Why is this city so special? Many say that Ingolstadt has a unique atmosphere that makes everyone cheerful and optimistic. When staying here, it is easy to understand why local people treat problems with ease and are almost never sad. Traditions and modernity – the city on the Danube combines both of these qualities. Local people are the same – they follow old traditions but never stop learning something new.
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Citizens of Ingolstadt are very friendly, so tourists shouldn’t hesitate to ask them for help. Local people are proud of the fact that their city was the residence of the Dukes of Bavaria in the past. Of course, they will not forget to tell this fact to tourists. Amazing interlocutors, people with a great sense of humor – these are also typical qualities of local people. Foreigners may even want to adopt their relaxed approach to life and everlasting optimism. The cheerful atmosphere of this city affects everyone, even tourists. Because of this fact, locals may look somewhat lightweight, but that is far from reality. They are deep people but prefer to show this side to someone they know well.
Bavarian is the most popular language in the region. That said, locals change to traditional German when talking to tourists. Local cuisine is famous for its high-calorie dishes. Among the most popular dishes in the region, it is important to mention Obatzda (cheese spread with butter and seasonings) that tastes fabulous with Pretzels (traditional Bavarian baked bread product), Eintopf (thick meat soup with potatoes and noodles), Schweinshaxe (ham hock), Sauerbraten (marinated meat), and Schweinebraten (roasted pork). Copyright
The town is located in the center of Bavaria. This is one of the oldest regions of Germany that carefully keeps the traditions of ancestors and its rich historical heritage. … Open
Festivals in Ingolstadt are also merry and trouble-free, just like local people. Every year, Open Flair Festival, which takes place at the beginning of September in Klenzepark, always attracts visitors of all ages. The diversified schedule of the festival includes many exciting activities, such as street performances, literature readings, and alternative music concerts. This is a perfect event for everyone who wants to become excited and inspired. Moreover, the festival is absolutely free to enter.
Neues Schloss Ingolstadt At the end of October, all guests of the city are welcome to attend Ingolstadt Jazz Days. This festival lasts until the beginning of November. Ingolstadt Jazz Days brings together all fans of quality blues and jazz music. As a rule, concerts are scattered among different venues in the city, including bars, clubs, concert halls, and even hotels. So, it is better to check the festival’s schedule in order not to miss anything interesting. There is a separated program for children, which is aimed to make young visitors acquainted with quality music.
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The end of April is the time for another popular event, namely, 1516 Fest zum Reinen Bier. In 1516, a law regarding the pureness of beer was established in Ingolstadt. This has given a boost to the development of the beer brewing industry. Needless to say, all beer fans are very happy about that. 1516 Fest zum Reinen Bier is dedicated to this event. The festival usually takes place in the neighborhoods of Dollstraße and Hohe Schul. This is the time when all visitors can sample numerous types of fine Bavarian beer. Kids are not forgotten at this event – there is a separate entertainment program for children. It includes the opening of a large playground, various contests, tournaments, and performances.
Ingolstadt town hall The end of July is the time for another amazing open-air event – Taktraumfestival. This festival usually takes place in Reduit Tilly Castle in Klenzepark. This is the time for music, incredible atmosphere of the Middle Ages, stunning art installations, and, of course, never-ending excitement. Among headliners of this festival, there are always popular bands and performers who play music of different styles, from indie rock to electronic. At the end of September, Ingolstadt hosts one more interesting event that is particularly appealing to families. It is called Schanzer Herbstfest and usually takes place in Festplatz. Attractions, a fair trade, various entertaining activities – visitors to the event will find all these and much more.
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At the end of August, lucky guests of Ingolstadt are welcome to visit one of the best fair trades in the region, Barthelmarkt Oberstimm. Colorful performances, attractions, horse riding excursions, sampling local delicacies, master classes – all these activities are always present in the schedule of the festival. Finally, it is impossible to imagine any German city without the traditional Christmas fair trade. Weihnachtsmarkt creates the inimitable festive atmosphere that erases the border between fairytale and reality. The Christmas market in Ingolstadt usually opens on Theaterplatz. Numerous locals and tourists visit the market in order to purchase Christmas goods and try traditional mulled wine and food.
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Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Ingolstadt
♥   Stadtpfarr- und ehem. Domkirche St. Peter, Neuburg an der Donau, 18.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Emmeram, Regensburg, 55.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Dom St. Peter, Regensburg, 56.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika Unserer Lieben Frau Zur Alten Kapelle, Regensburg, 56.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika SS. Ulrich and Afra, Augsburg, 59.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Dom Zu Unserer Lieben Frau, München, 70.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Kathedrale Maria Schutz und St. Andreas, München, 74.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Ingolstadt
♥   Castle 'Schloss Hexenagger' , 25.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Dachau Palace' , 56.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Blutenburg' , 67.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Nymphenburg' , 67.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Amalienburg Munich' , 68.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Alter Hof Munich' , 70.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Nürnberger Burg' , 81.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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