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Attractions in Bayern

Bavaria, formally the Free State of Bavaria is a state of Germany, located in the southeast of the country. With an area of 70,548 square kilometres (27,200 sq mi), it is the largest German state by area, forming almost 20% of the total land area of Germany. Bavaria is Germany’s second most populous state (after North Rhine-Westphalia) with almost 12.5 million inhabitants, more than any of the three sovereign states on its borders. Bavaria’s capital is Munich.

One of the oldest states of Europe, it was established as a duchy in the mid first millennium. In the 17th century, the Duke of Bavaria became a Prince-elector of the Holy Roman Empire. The Kingdom of Bavaria existed from 1806 to 1918, and Bavaria has since been a free state (republic). Modern Bavaria also includes parts of the historical regions of Franconia and Swabia.

Map of the area of Bayern in Germany

Discover the region of Bayern in Germany. One of the attractions is the Basilica of the Fourteen Holy Helpers

Discover the region of Bayern in Germany. One of the attractions is the Neuschwanstein Castle

Discover the region of Bayern in Germany. One of the attractions is the St. Bartholomew’s Church

Discover the region of Bayern in Germany. One of the attractions is the King’s House on Schachen

Discover the region of Bayern in Germany. One of the attractions is the Kehlsteinhaus, Eagles Nest

Discover the region of Bayern in Germany. One of the attractions is the Nymphenburg Palace

Discover the region of Bayern in Germany. One of the attractions is the BMW Museum

Discover the region of Bayern in Germany. One of the attractions is the Bavarian Forest

Discover the region of Bayern in Germany. One of the attractions is the Herrenchiemsee

Discover the region of Bayern in Germany. One of the attractions is the Käthe Wohlfahrt

Discover the region of Bayern in Germany. One of the attractions is the Fortress Rosenberg

Discover the region of Bayern in Germany. One of the attractions is the Würzburg Residence

Discover the region of Bayern in Germany. One of the attractions is the Altötting

Discover the region of Bayern in Germany. One of the attractions is the Walhalla temple

Discover the region of Bayern in Germany. One of the attractions is the Linderhof Palace

Discover the region of Bayern in Germany. One of the attractions is Harburg Castle

Discover the region of Bayern in Germany. One of the attractions is the Sylvenstein Dam and Bridge

Discover the region of Bayern in Germany. One of the attractions is the Lake Chiemsee

Discover the region of Bayern in Germany. One of the attractions is the Romantic Road

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