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Landau

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Added on 04 Mar 2014,

last edited by »biroto-Redaktion« on 04 Mar 2014

Nearby cycle routes and tours

Route nameTypeDist. to route

Isar Cycle Route

Route

0,5 km

Elbe - Prague - Regensburg - Landshut - Deggendorf

Tour

0,5 km

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Type of sights

Old town

 

Name and address

Landau

DE-94405 Landau an der Isar

Geodetic coordinates

48.670040 12.691199

Communication

Stadtpfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt in Landau
Stadtpfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt in Landau
Landau, Marktplatz
Landau, Marktplatz

Landau an der Isar (official name: Landau a.d.Isar) is the second largest town in the Lower Bavarian district, or Landkreis, of Dingolfing-Landau, in the state of Bavaria, Germany. It lies on the river Isar. In 2005, the population was around 12,950.

Sights to see

  • Town museum (Heimatmuseum)
  • Town parish church of the Virgin Mary; the parish church of the Assumption of Dormition of the Mother of God (feast day: 15 August) was constructed during the tenure of the town priest Fr. Phillip Rappoldsberger von Dominikus Magazin in 1713. It counts as the largest and most beautiful Baroque church structure in the lower Isar Valley. The church interior shines with the marvellous Baroque high altar and eight side altars.
  • Wildthurn Castle (Schloss Wildthurn)
  • Lower Bavarian Museum of Archæology in the Kastenhof, a former ducal residence
  • The Boulder Church, or Steinfelskirche; the church "At the Thrice-Great Mother in the Rock" originates from the period after the Thirty Years' War and was constructed under Fr. Phillip Rappoldsberger. It houses many votive panels from the 17th and 18th centuries and is counted among the most important pilgrimage churches of the lower Isar Valley.

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Wikipedia contributors, 'Landau an der Isar', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 12 November 2013, 21:04 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Landau_an_der_Isar&oldid=581385964> [accessed 4 March 2014]

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Nearby cycle routes and tours

Route nameTypeDist. to route

Isar Cycle Route

Route

0,5 km

Elbe - Prague - Regensburg - Landshut - Deggendorf

Tour

0,5 km

Added on 04 Mar 2014,

last edited by »biroto-Redaktion« on 04 Mar 2014