14 Sights in Passau, Germany (with Map and Images)

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1. Veste Oberhaus

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Veste Oberhaus is a fortress that was founded in 1219 and, for most of its time, served as the stronghold of the Bishop of Passau, Germany. It is currently the site of a museum, a youth hostel, and a restaurant, as well as an open-air theatre dating to 1934.

Wikipedia: Veste Oberhaus (EN)

2. Veste Niederhaus

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Veste Niederhaus Liberaler Humanist / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Niederhaus is a castle that stands in Passau on the top of the rocky headland at the confluence of the Ilz and Danube below the Veste Oberhaus. The headland, like the right bank of the Ilzufer north of it, belongs to the district Bschütt of the district Altstadt. The complex is listed as a ground monument under the file number D-2-7446-0132 in the Bavarian Atlas as "underground medieval and early modern findings and finds in the area of the Veste Niederhaus". It is also listed under the file number D-2-62-000-90 as an architectural monument of Passau.

Wikipedia: Veste Niederhaus (DE)

3. Schloss Freudenhain

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Schloss Freudenhain Konrad Lackerbeck / CC BY-SA 2.5

Freudenhain Castle is located in the city of Passau in a park of the same name on the north bank of the Danube. The complex was built from 1785 to 1792 by the Passau Prince-Bishop Cardinal Joseph Franz Anton Graf von Auersperg as a summer residence. The architect and master builder was Johann Georg von Hagenauer. The castle has been used as a school for over a hundred years. The complex is registered under the file number D-2-62-000-663 as an architectural monument of Passau.

Wikipedia: Schloss Freudenhain (DE)

4. RömerMuseum Kastell Boiotro - Passau

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The Roman Museum Kastell Boiotro is a museum located in the Innstadt district of Passau. It was opened in 1982. The museum stands on the foundations of the late Roman fort Boiotro, remains of the military fortifications can be seen in the outdoor area of the museum. Saint Severin, missionary of Noricum, probably had a monastery built in the ruins of the Roman fort at the end of the 5th century, but his records have preserved the name Boiotro to the present day.

Wikipedia: Römermuseum Kastell Boiotro (DE)

5. Oberhausmuseum

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Oberhausmuseum Wolfgang Sauber / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Oberhausmuseum is housed in one of the largest preserved castles in Europe, the Veste Oberhaus, in Passau. The exhibition area of the museum extends to 4000 m² in various parts of the building. Here the history of the city and region is presented. A total of eight exhibition complexes as well as the viewpoint Batterie Linde can be visited through a circular route.

Wikipedia: Oberhausmuseum (DE)

6. Passau Glass Museum

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The Passau Glass Museum has the largest collections in the world of European art glass, Bohemian glass, and glass made by Johann Loetz. The museum is listed as a "Nationally Valuable Cultural Property". It is located at Schrottgasse 2, D-94032 on the Rathaus or town hall square in the old town of Passau. It is connected to the Hotel Wilder Mann.

Wikipedia: Passau Glass Museum (EN)

7. Museum Moderner Kunst

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The Museum of Modern Art Wörlen is an art museum in the old town of Passau, which was founded in 1990 by the architect and patron of the arts Hanns Egon Wörlen. It sees itself as a forum for modern and contemporary art at the gateway to its eastern neighbours and has set itself the goal of bringing East and West closer together.

Wikipedia: Museum Moderner Kunst (Passau) (DE)

8. Neue Residenz

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Neue Residenz Die Autorenschaft wurde nicht in einer maschinell lesbaren Form angegeben. Es wird Konrad Lackerbeck als Autor angenommen (basierend auf den Rechteinhaber-Angaben). / CC BY-SA 2.5

The New Episcopal Residence of the Prince-Bishops of Passau was built from 1712 to 1730 in the style of the Viennese late Baroque. The architects were probably the Italian Domenico d'Angeli and the Viennese Antonio Beduzzi. The complex is registered under the file number D-2-62-000-486 as an architectural monument of Passau.

Wikipedia: Neue Residenz Passau (DE)

9. Scharfrichterhaus

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The Scharfrichterhaus in Passau, Germany, is designated as a national historical treasure and was built circa 1200. Located on "Milchgasse", it was the official residence for the Scharfrichter (executioner) of the city of Passau. It is now a jazz and cabaret stage on which political cabaret is performed.

Wikipedia: Scharfrichterhaus (EN)

10. Dackelmuseum

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The Dachshund Museum Kleine Residenz is a unique private museum in Germany about the dachshund on the Residenzplatz in Passau's old town. It was founded by the florists Josef Küblbeck and Oliver Storz, who live in a registered partnership, and opened on 2 April 2018.

Wikipedia: Dackelmuseum Kleine Residenz (DE)

11. Altes Rathaus

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The city hall is located in Rathausplatz, in the old city of Pasho, near the banks of the Danube River. The Pasho City Hall complex consists of three buildings on the City Hall Square: the Old City Hall, the New City Hall and the Altes Hauptzollamt City Hall.

Wikipedia: Passauer Rathaus (DE)

12. Kaiserin-Elisabeth-Brücke

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The Kaiserin-Elisabeth-Brücke is a 186-metre-long railway bridge at kilometre 80.316 of the Wels–Passau railway, which crosses the Inn in Passau. It lies entirely on Bavarian territory and is named after the Bavarian Empress Elisabeth of Austria.

Wikipedia: Kaiserin-Elisabeth-Brücke (Passau) (DE)

13. Sankt Severin

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The Church of St Severin is located in the Innstadt district of Paso, surrounded by the Innstadt cemetery, close to the inn. Today, it is a branch of the Roman Catholic Parish of Paso-Instadt, along with the Parish Church of San Gertrude.

Wikipedia: St. Severin (Passau-Innstadt) (DE)

14. Sankt Gertraud

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St. Gertraud is a church in the Innstadt district of Passau, Germany. Since 1787 it has been the seat of the Roman Catholic parish of Passau-Innstadt, to which today's branch church of St. Severin belongs.

Wikipedia: St. Gertraud (Passau) (DE)

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