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Nestled amid towering peaks, the Museum of the Bavarian Kings presents a striking visage comprised of tiled roofs and intricate chimneys jutting upwards into the vast blue sky. The building is a splendid specimen of an interplay between modern and traditional Bavarian architecture, and features a bevy of exquisite galleries illuminated in subtle hues. The walls of these are adorned in paintings and portraits which weave an extensive tapestry of the life and times of the Wittelsbach dynasty, especially highlighting showcases that are an ode to King Maximilian II. The museum's exhibits also incorporate artifacts which shed light on the history, tradition and culture which prevailed here in times past, and you can admire your picturesque surroundings with spectacular views afforded by the tall glass windows overlooking the glimmering lake. Drop by to absorb interesting tidbits and gauge the intricacies of a monarchy. You can also replenish your strength by making a pit stop at the restaurant located on the premises.
The originally Romanesque church owes the altar to D. Zimmermann and the baroque frescoes to Johann Heel.
Picturesque mountain lakes and forested mountain slopes attract hikers into the Bavarian-Tyrolean borderland. The Tannheim Mountains are part of the Allgäu alpine mountain range and surround the most beautiful high valley in Europe, according to the Bavarian travel author Ludwig Steub. Ever fascinating is the contrast between the rugged beauty of the mountains and the placid blue of the lakes.
Weißensee is a Bavarian lake, located in Füssen. Covering a length of 2.31 kilometers (1.43 miles), the lake offers beautiful panoramas of the Algau region. Surrounded by interesting historic sights such as the church of Weißensee and the attached cemetery which is more than 8 centuries old, the place also has memorable canoe rides available, that give a glimpse of the gorgeous natural bounty and architectural gems in the area, thus, making Weißensee one of the most beautiful attractions in Füssen.
Surrounded by verdant shrubbery and a sparkling surface that shines even on the most dullest of days, the Alatsee is one of the biggest highlights of the region. Rumored to hold 'Hitler's Gold', the lake is infamous for several eerie legends, and its folklore makes it even more attractive to adventurous visitors.
Situated against the backdrop of the beautiful mountainous landscape, St. Coloman is among Bavaria's most-photographed churches. Built in honor of the Irish pilgrim St. Coloman, this baroque church is situated at a lonely spot amid verdant meadows and under bright, clear skies. After the town was ravaged by the plague, many people who lost their lives were buried near the chapel, after which it was expanded. The onion dome of the church towers above the landscape, and the beautiful interiors are adorned with rich stucco decorations depicting angels, fruits, and shells. The tall altar, with a triple-column structure, depicts St. Coloman along with the Holy Trinity.