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Passau: Veste Oberhaus Castle Entrance Ticket

Passau: Veste Oberhaus Castle Entrance Ticket

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Experience living history in one of the largest preserved castle complexes in Europe. Enjoy the enchanting view of the historic old town of Passau and the famous Dreiflüsseeck.

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  • Explore the Veste Oberhaus and walk in the footsteps of knights and bishops
  • Enjoy the panoramic views of the historic old town and rivers below
  • Travel back in time and experience living history at the Oberhaus Museum
  • Marvel at the unique 14th-century fresco in St. George's Chapel
  • Admire medieval weapons, shining armor and Gothic panel paintings
Full description
To start your tour, you will explore the extensive grounds of the Veste Oberhaus, which is located high above Passau and is one of the largest and at the same time best-preserved castle complexes in Europe. Then head inside the more than 800-year-old castle walls, where history comes alive in a unique way. Walk in the footsteps of the Passau prince bishops, who once resided in the rooms in which today the Oberhaus Museum presents exciting exhibitions from the Middle Ages to recent history. An absolute highlight is the visit to the newly opened observation tower with multimedia presentation on the multifaceted history of the castles and palaces in the Inn-Salzach-Dona region. A spectacular panoramic view of Passau and the surrounding area awaits you on the top platform. The new Veste Oberhaus app accompanies you on a virtual adventure tour "in the footsteps of knights and prince bishops" through the castle complex. For example, the former drawbridge comes back to life, a panoramic tour shows the most beautiful vantage points and the treasure hunt invites you to discover objects from ancient times at authentic sites. Finally, a visit to the Batterie Linde lookout point is recommended, from where you can enjoy the most beautiful view of the picturesque old town and the famous confluence of the Danube, Inn, and Ilz rivers.
  • Veste Oberhaus Castle entrance ticket
  • Observation tower access
  • Exhibitions in the Oberhaus Museum
  • Veste Oberhaus app
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    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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    • Download the new Veste Oberhaus app to accompany you on a virtual adventure tour through the castle complex
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    September 19, 2022

    A great experience with a breathtaking view!

    September 1, 2022

    August 26, 2022


    Product ID: 395316