Details for your Walking Sightseeing Tour in Passau, Germany

Tour Facts

Number of sights: 15
Length: 4424 meters
Ascend: 163 meters
Descend: 166 meters

Your chosen free self-guided walking sightseeing tour is located in Passau, Germany. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions including their details.

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Sight 1: Oberhausmuseum

Oberhausmuseum
Photo: Wolfgang Sauber
License: CC BY-SA 3.0

Description: The Oberhaus Museum is located in Veste Oberhaus, Passau, one of the largest castle complexes in Europe. The museum has an exhibition area of 4,000 square meters and is distributed in different parts of the building. It presents the history of the city and the region. There are eight exhibition complexes and Batterie, and the L i n d e View attractions can be accessed via a circular route.

Links: Wikipedia article

arrow down foot steps 134 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Veste Oberhaus

Veste Oberhaus
Photo: Carsten Steger
License: CC BY-SA 4.0

Description: 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.

Links: Wikipedia article

arrow down foot steps 730 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 3: St. Salvator

St. Salvator
Photo: Aconcagua
License: CC BY-SA 3.0

Description: The church of San Salvador in Pasau is located in Ilzufer, Georgsberg, directly below the Veste Oberhaus. To the north of the church is the former provost of 1501.

Links: Wikipedia article

arrow down foot steps 140 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 4: Veste Niederhaus

Veste Niederhaus
Photo: Liberaler Humanist
License: CC BY-SA 3.0

Description: Niederhaus is a castle located below the Veste Oberhaus of Passau, at the top of the rocky headland at the confluence of the rivers Ilz and the Danube. Like the Ilzufer to the right north of it, it belongs to the Bschutt district of Altstadt District.

Links: Wikipedia article

arrow down foot steps 486 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 5: Museum Moderner Kunst

Museum Moderner Kunst
Photo: Konrad Lackerbeck
License: CC0

Description: Museum of Modern Art Worlen is an art museum located in the Pasau Historical Center, donated in 1990 by Hans Egon Worlen, an architect and art patron. It regarded itself as a forum for modern and contemporary art, located at the gateway to its eastern neighbours, and set itself the goal of reconciliation between East and West.

Links: Wikipedia article, Website

arrow down foot steps 280 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 6: St. Michael

St. Michael
Photo: Konrad Lackerbeck
License: CC BY-SA 2.5

Description: St. Michael's Church is a 17th church in Passau, Bavaria, Germany with later additions in the baroque style. It is attached to the Leopoldinum School, Passau.

Links: Wikipedia article

arrow down foot steps 246 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 7: Passauer Glasmuseum

Description: The Passau Glass Museum is the largest Czech glass museum in the world. It is located in Rathausplatz in the historic noble house "Wildman", covering 2,200 square meters.

Links: Wikipedia article, Website

arrow down foot steps 217 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 8: Neue Residenz

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

Description: The new bishop residence of Prince Bishop of Passau was built from 1712 to 1730 in the late Viennese Baroque style. The builders were probably Italian Domenico de Angelelli and Viennese Antonio Beduzi.

Links: Wikipedia article

arrow down foot steps 107 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 9: Dom St. Stephan

Dom St. Stephan
Photo: Aconcagua
License: CC BY-SA 3.0

Description: St. Stephen's Cathedral is a baroque church from 1688 in Passau, Germany, dedicated to Saint Stephen. It is the seat of the Catholic Bishop of Passau and the main church of his diocese.

Links: Wikipedia article, Website

arrow down foot steps 140 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 10: Alte Residenz

Alte Residenz
Photo: Aconcagua
License: CC BY-SA 3.0

Description: Alte Residenz is located in the historic centre of Pasau, opposite the cathedral.

Links: Wikipedia article

arrow down foot steps 383 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 11: Sankt Gertraud

Sankt Gertraud
Photo: Aconcagua
License: CC BY-SA 3.0

Description: Saint GertrudSaint Gertroud is a church in the Innstadt district of Passau, Germany. It has been the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Passau-Instadt, which the present-day St Severin Church also belongs to.

Links: Wikipedia article

arrow down foot steps 479 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 12: RömerMuseum Kastell Boiotro - Passau

RömerMuseum Kastell Boiotro - Passau
Photo: Aconcagua
License: CC BY-SA 3.0

Description: Roman Museum Kastell Boiotro is a museum located in the Innstadt district of Passau, Germany. It was opened in 1982. The museum is located on the foundations of the late Roman castle Boiotro, and the remains of the military fortifications can be seen in the open-air area of the museum. At the end of the 5th century, St Severin, a missionary of Norricum, ordered a church. It is speculated that a monastery was built on the site of the Roman castle in the 14th century, but according to his accounts, the name Bojotro remains to this day.

Links: Wikipedia article

arrow down foot steps 133 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 13: Severinstor

Severinstor
Photo: Konrad Lackerbeck
License: CC BY-SA 2.5

Description: Severinstor, also called Peichtertor, is a city gate in Passau, Germany.

Links: Wikipedia article, Image

arrow down foot steps 120 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 14: Sankt Severin

Sankt Severin
Photo: Aconcagua
License: CC BY-SA 3.0

Description: St Severin's Church is located in the Innstadt district of Passau, surrounded by Innstadt Cemetery, close to the Inn. Today, it is a branch of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Passau-Instadt, along with the parish church of San Gertero.

Links: Wikipedia article

arrow down foot steps 829 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 15: Votivkirche

Votivkirche
Photo: Konrad Lackerbeck
License: CC BY 3.0

Description: Immaculate Immaculate Church is a Catholic church in Passau, Germany.

Links: Wikipedia article


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