7 Sights in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

1. Wetterspitzen

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The Wetterspitzen are three of the rocky peaks on a mountain ridge in the Wetterstein mountains in the central part of the Eastern Alps in Germany. They lie two kilometres, as the crow flies, southwest of Germany's highest peak, the Zugspitze, on the border between the Austrian province of Tyrol and the German state of Bavaria. The Wetterspitzen form the southwest perimeter of the Zugspitze ledge (Zugspitzplatt); below and to the east is the ski region on the Schneeferner with its research station, the Schneefernerhaus.

Wikipedia: Wetterspitzen (EN)

2. Schneefernerkopf

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Schneefernerkopf Herbert Rieger / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Schneefernerkopf is a 2,875-metre-high (9,432 ft) peak in the Zugspitze massif in the Alps. It lies at the western end of the Wetterstein chain in the Alps on the border between the German state of Bavaria and the Austrian state of Tyrol. It is the dominant mountain in the Wetterstein, especially when viewed from Ehrwald.

Wikipedia: Schneefernerkopf (EN)

3. Alpengarten auf dem Schachen

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The Alpine Garden on the Schachen is an alpine plant garden in the Wetterstein Mountains, a mountain range of the Northern Limestone Alps. The Alpine Garden at Schachen, as it is also called, is located in the Bavarian part of the mountain range and is a branch of the Botanical Garden Munich-Nymphenburg.

Wikipedia: Alpengarten auf dem Schachen (DE)

4. Burgruine Werdenfels

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The ruins of Werdenfels Castle stand about 80 metres above the Loisach valley between Garmisch and Farchant in the county of Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Upper Bavaria. The spur castle was used until 1632 as the administrative centre of the County of Werdenfels, but began to fall into disrepair thereafter.

Wikipedia: Werdenfels Castle (EN)

5. Maria Heimsuchung

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The chapel of the Mariä Visitation is a small Marienkapelle on the Zugspitzplatt on the snowman. By its location on 2600 m above sea level. NHN is Germany's highest church. It belongs to the parish association Partenkirchen-Farchant-Oberau.

Wikipedia: Mariä Heimsuchung (Zugspitze) (DE), Website

6. Königshaus am Schachen

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The King's House on Schachen is a small villa (Schlösschen) at Schachen, Wetterstein Formation, about 10 km south of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany, built by Ludwig II of Bavaria. The castle was constructed between 1869 and 1872.

Wikipedia: King's House on Schachen (EN)

7. Alte Apotheke

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The old pharmacy in Garmisch is a building in the Garmisch-Partenkirchen market in Upper Bavaria. The house is a monument on the basis of the Monument Protection Act of October 1, 1973, the file number is D-1-80-117-178.

Wikipedia: Alte Apotheke (Garmisch-Partenkirchen) (DE)


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