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Franconia and the German Danube Sights

Veste Oberhaus (Upper House Stronghold)

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Updated 11/13/2013

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The powerful fortress and summer castle commissioned by Bishop Ulrich II in 1219 looks over Passau from an impregnable site on the other side of the river, opposite the Rathaus. Today the Veste Oberhaus is Passau's most important museum, containing exhibits that illustrate the city's 2,000-year history. From the terrace of its café-restaurant (open Easter–October), there's a magnificent view of Passau and the convergence of the three rivers.

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Oberhaus 125, Passau, 93042, Germany

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Sight Details:

  • Museum €5
  • May–Oct., weekdays 9–5, weekends 10–6
  • Bus (€5) from Rathauspl. to museum Apr.–Nov. daily every ½ hr 10:30–5

Updated 11/13/2013


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