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The Bavarian palace Schloss Schleissheim, or Schleissheim Palace, just outside of Munich is comprised of two palaces, a hunting lodge, and gardens.

Munich’s Oft-Overlooked Schleissheim Palace Wows

Roughly halfway between the Munich airport and the city’s Altstadt, or “old town,” lies Schloss Schleissheim. Centuries ago, the site was merely some average farmland. Today, there are two palaces, a hunting lodge, and formal gardens that are absolutely ideal for strolling. Although not hidden or unknown, Schleissheim Palace is often overshadowed by its nearby …

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Rosenheim Cops are one of many tv shows set in Munich and Bavaria!

16 TV Shows Set in Munich & Bavaria

Before the days of streaming all day every day, television offered a special connection with its audience. Whereas films are an occasional commitment of a couple of hours, television shows are a weekly part of life. The characters and settings become personal. And with tv shows set in Munich and across Bavaria, you truly get …

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St. Peter's Church offers the best view in Munich of the Frauenkirche and the Neues Rathaus.

Best Day Trips from Munich in Germany and Austria

With its location in the heart of Bavaria, Munich makes the perfect home base for exploring southern Germany and nearby Austria. And there really is so much to explore. Whether you’re looking for towns rich with history, adventures in the mountains and beautiful nature, visiting castles, there is something to appeal to everyone! With great …

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The Befreiungshalle, or Liberation Hall, at Kelheim, Germany.

Befreiungshalle Kelheim Offers Art, Stunning Views

Around the world, there are towers, arches, and monuments that honor important statesmen, war battles, and, well, anything a country or region deems important. In the Bavarian town of Kelheim, Liberation Hall (or Befreiungshalle in German) honors the victory over Napoleon during the Wars of Liberation in 1813. The massive round building sits overlooking the …

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People sit on the steps in front of Walhalla, as it overlooks the Danube in Donaustauf, near Regensburg, Germany.

Colossal Walhalla Memorial Impresses Near Regensburg

Walhalla isn’t merely a Norse myth. It stands commandingly on the edge of a hill overlooking the Danube River Valley at Donaustauf just outside of Regensburg, Germany. But for those approaching from the street, a small forest of trees hides this spectacular neo-classical building. As you approach, and the trees thin to show off the …

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Painted white and blue for Bavaria and with signs depicting the town's businesses and trades, the Maypole (or Maibaum) stands proudly at the center of the German town of Aying.

Celebrate German Tradition: Maypole Raising

While the tradition of the Maypole isn’t unique to Germany, the Bavarians seem especially fond of what they call the Maibaum. Across the southern German state, you’ll find wooden poles in the region’s trademark white and blue shooting up into the sky. They’re in small villages, big cities, and popular destinations like farmers’ markets and …

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