Due to its meaning as a Bird breeding area, the Big Rußweiher was declared as a nature reserve in 1951.
It includes the Big Rußweiher, the Paulusweiher, the Rußlohweiher, the Thallerweiher and a few close by Forrest areas. 1989 there was another nature reserve made named “Eschenbacher Weihergebiet”.
As a European ranked ancient monument, the monastery Speinshart is seen as one of the beautifulest Villages in South Germany. Till this time, most properties around it, are trying to uphold the special atmosphere when they are reconstructed.
The museum offers a variation of information about the history of Grafenwöhr. Cultural events and special performances make this place worth seeing. Learn more about the “Bavarian-American” City at the border of the US-military training ground.
Dive into a fascinating world of vulcanizing at the high Parkstein. At the museum you will learn everything about the formation of the volcano, the historical life and how it is living there knower days.
Festspielhaus ‘Festival Theatre’ The place of music
This is the world-famous Richard Wagner Festival Theatre on the Green Hill in Bayreuth. The Bayreuth Festival Theatre is unique in its architecture and acoustics, and is one of the largest opera houses in the world.
The Eremitage Museum, a historical park on the outskirts of the city was once a refuge from court life. It houses the Old Palace with an Inner Cave, Water Games and a fabulous Orangery with a central Sun Temple that is crowned by Apollo, the God of the Muses.
Fantaisie Palace and Park with a Garden- Art Museum
The first German Garden Art Museum in the Fantaisie Palace was built from 1761 to 1763. Exhibits, presentations and short films present the history of garden art. The reproduction of the famous Marquetry Cabinet of the brothers Spindler is definitely worth seeing.
Since it’s opening in 1976, the Richard Wagner Museum with it´s national archive and Research Centre in the Wahnfried House is a place of research and teaching of the life and work of the composer and the performance history of the Bayreuth Festival. In the future the aura and the cultural significance of the House will make visiting the Museum an inspiring experience for connoisseurs and amateurs.
Weiden – The Cultural Perl in the Oberpfälzer Woods
Be enchanted by the unique ambience of the city Weiden. In the quaint historical center, historical charm meets active impel. Here people live, work, eat, party and enjoy there life’s. Come and enjoy the Bavarian or international specialties in one of the many restaurants or benefit from the unique ambience of the city center with its variety of Cafes that invite you in to stay, chat and to relax.
Explore the City on the tracks of Max Regers. Even the composer strolled through the romantic alleys of Weiden and giant his inspiration for his great hymns. It is probably, thanks to the special atmosphere, that he almost completed all his master works on the pipe organ here.
Building begun about 1250. Originally built as a three-aisled basilica in the high Gothic style; later extended with an imposing late Gothic hall choir (1439-1477).
Magnificent west facade with splendid portal richly decorated with statuary and rose window (mid-14th c.). Two towers 80 and 81 meters high. Important works of art: the Annunciation by Veit Stoß (1518), tabernacle by Adam Kraft (1496), medieval altars, memorial plaques, stained glass.
Built ca. 1385-1396 by construction supervisor and stonemason Heinrich Beheim. The 19 m tall stone pyramid rises from the octagonal basin like a Gothic church spire, narrowing in three stages to the finial.
Whoever has experienced the wide variety and idylls of Nuremberg Zoo will come back again. The elegant movements of the dolphins and sea lions in the dolphin lagoon, the tropical atmosphere in the manatee house and the feeding of the polar bears in the Aqua Park provide an unforgettable experience. Young visitors have time to stroke and feed the animals in the children's zoo and run around in the huge playground.