Surrounded by lush green trees, Kleiner Arbersee is a 9.4 hectares (23.22 acres) lake, which is one of the three Kar lakes of Bavarian Forest. The moraine walls are glacial and many relics in Kleiner Arbersee have been dated back to the ice age, making it a popular tourist attraction in Lohberg.
St. Paul has the distinction of being the longest standing parish church in the city. The bright pink facade attracts visitors, who are equally mesmerized the white and golden interiors. Of particular note is the black altar, which is one of a kind in Europe. Historic and unique, this church is well worth a visit.
With a surface area of 7.7 hectares (19.02 acres), Grosser Arbersee is a pristine lake in the Bayerischer Wald district of Bavaria. This German lake is well known among local population for its clean water and is often used for swimming. On weekends, the reservoir shore is lined with families who turn up for picnics. It is also a very well known spot among local anglers for fishing owing to the abundance of fish population like pike, tuna, carp, bream and perch.
Featuring the world's largest collection of European glass, Passau Glass Museum has over 15,000 exhibits on display, showcasing the ingenious craftsmanship from the 17th century and beyond. The entry fee for viewing such a marvelous collection is quite nominal, with discounts for groups.
Passau Town Hall(Rathaus Passau) is an important tourist attraction in the town of Passau. This ancient town hall is believed to be built around 1298 and 1408 and nearly eight houses were fused together to raise this hall. The decor is as grand as the facade; the walls are adorned with classic paintings. Rathaus Passau is the center of all cultural and regional activities and is always abuzz with artists and patrons. You can also avail the guided tour service that will take you through the history of the town hall and so forth. For additional details, check website.
Located at the western gate of the Grafenauer Kurpark, Bauernmöbelmuseum has an elaborate collection of farm furniture brought from all parts of the Bavarian Forest. It consists of two farmhouses, a carriage shed, and a grain bin. The two houses have extensive documents related to the art of painting farm furniture in the Bavarian forest. While the carriage shed and the “Grain Box” have old farm equipment and tools like heavy pull sleds, broom clams, and more. In addition to the furniture, the museum also showcases reverse glass pictures and wax sticks, glasses, household items, and a weaving room.
Zeughaus Passau offers various programs for youth to build their skills and open themselves to newer experiences. Dating back to early 1970s, cultural and educational events coupled with exciting recreational activities are an integral aspect of this leisure center. For younger children, the center provides music rooms as well as a group space to enhance and develop their creative side. Zeughaus Passau organizes cultural events and sports activities as well. The Youth Cafe is a great place to make friends over a game of billiards, darts or table tennis.
Scharfrichter Kino is a cinema hall owned by the Cineplex group. This theater doesn't merely feature popular cinema and is meant for serious film connoisseurs. Series such as European Weeks, Russian Cinema Day, Travel Movies and Metropolitan Opera allow visitors to watch niche foreign language films that cover a breadth of topics. You can also watch romantic comedies, action flicks and horror movies from mainstream cinema.
Freiherr von Poschinger Glasmanufaktur is a historic glassworks factory which has been around for more than 450 years. While the factory is still active, parts of the historic structure have been preserved as a museum. Today, tours of the museum are conducted through the summer months wherein visitors not only get to learn about and see the process of making hand blown glass but also take part in making some themselves. A collection of many of the pieces produced by the factory over the centuries forms another one of the museum's displays. As one of the first factories in Germany to create custom-made glass pieces, their shop holds an array of beautiful and innovative pieces which range from cutlery to finely crafted decorative items.
Opened in August of 2006, the Haus zur Wildnis serves as a fun as well as educational visit for all. The park aims to increase wilderness awareness amongst its audiences by offering a fun-filled package of entertainment suitable for the whole family. In addition to the expansive enclosures featuring exotic wildlife, the park also has a Stone Age Cave for the kids to marvel at. A well-equipped visitor center complete with a boutique, cafeteria, game room and three dimensional cinema offers visitors with plenty to do after a tiring day out on the field. With free admission and convenient timings, Haus zur Wildnis features amongst the major tourist attractions of Lindberg.
Asambasilika in Osterhofen is the Baroque basilica of a historic monastery known as Osterhofen Abbey. From outside, the church looks like a plain building with a tower and steeple. Once inside, however, you are encompassed by splendorous Baroque art and architecture, fit for the Kingdom of God. A dazzling stucco with gold ornaments and breathtaking frescoes depicting Biblical scenes surround you on all sides. Each decor element jostles for attention, from the breathtaking sculptures, golden figurines and lamps to the high altar and organ loft. Indeed, there is not an inch of space that does not bear a Baroque painting or carving. The white and golden interiors seem to dazzle with the brilliance of a paradise on earth.
Established in the 14th Century, Kirche Mariä Himmelfahrt is a magnificent church with a rich history. Excavations at the church site reveal that the current building had predecessors from the 13th Century. Today, you can see Gothic architecture at the church’s structure. One of the most prominent features of the church is the ornate vaulted ceiling located within the tympanum. There’s an epitaph depicting the Resurrection and two grave stones dating back to the 18th Century in this ceiling. The church has an organ from the 18th Century as well. The wall paintings were added in 1750 and were painted by artist Joseph Wilhelm Seidl.