Special Guided Tours through Museums and Historic Buildings

 

Glass Museum Passau

Consisting of 30,000 exhibits it embraces the history of bohemian glass art from 1700 to 1950. You find everything, from baroque to the modern, in the “world’s most beautiful glass house” (Friedrich Dürrenmatt).

 

Open:daily 1pm - 5pm
Meeting point:near or in the museum
Duration and fee 2016:1 hour, 57 € + entrance fee


Museum of the Treasure of the Cathedral and the Diocese

The museum in the New Bishop’s Residence shows the treasures of Passau’s past when it was the largest diocese of the Holy Roman Empire. The rococo stairways are worth while seeing.

 

Open:May to October daily except Sundays + holidays 10am - 4pm
Meeting point:near or in the museum
Duration and fee 2016:1 hour, 57 € + entrance fee


Passau Town Hall

The representative baroque festival hall is worth while seeing. Colossal-paintings to The Song of the Nibelungs and the history of Passau (local artist: Ferdinand Wagner around 1890)

 

Open:April 2nd - October 30st
Duration and fee 2016:1 hour, 57 € + entrance fee adults

(If possible, the visit is included in the guided city-tour as well, a special guided tour is possible.)



Pilgrimage Church "Mariahilf"

High above the quarter named "Innstadt" there is the baroque monastery church which used to be an important pilgrimage church. As a reminder of those times, there are still the pilgrimage stairs with 321 steps. From up there you have a nice view down to the so-called "Italian side" of Passau.
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