Are you planning a trip to visit the cities of Bavaria? Are you looking for top attractions in Bayreuth? Here you find all the places of interest in Bayreuth.

Markgräfliches Opernhaus

Top 5

You should not miss to visit the following 5 places of interest in the largest city of upper Franconia.

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Ottmar Hörl - Wagner dirigiert Bayreuth © Simeon Johnke

Stage set for Richard Wagner

When you think of Bayreuth, you think of Richard Wagner. His life and works in Bayreuth have left many traces, which attract many visitors each year.

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Das Neue Schloss am Hofgarten sehen Sie auf dem Stadtrundgang

Stage set for Margra­vine Wilhelmine

Margravine Wilhelmine of Bayreuth, sister of Friederich the Great, together with her husband margrave Friederich, shaped Bayreuth in only two centuries into a European residence city.

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Das Denkmal Jean Pauls auf dem Jean_Paul Platz

Stage set for Jean Paul

Visi­tors encounter Jean Paul‘s legacy in Bayreuth in many ways. His resi­dence in the Frie­de­rich­strasse which was also the house he died in, the grave site at the city ceme­tery, the center monu­ment on the Jean Paul place, the Roll­wen­zelei on the way to the ...

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Alexander von Humboldt

Alex­ander von Humboldt

Alexander von Humboldt also lived and worked in Bayreuth in his day.

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Eingangsbereich © Ökologisch Botanischer Garten

Stage set for gardens and parks

The visitors find baroque horticulture from the Margrave times and modern garden architecture in Bayreuth. Numerous gardens and parks offer places to relax, to take walks and enjoy diversion for the entire family.

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Richard Wagner Museum Gartenansicht © Harbach

Stage set for Bayreuths museums

Guests can find out even more about historial treasures and the way of life of Upper Franconian's biggest city in numerous museums and cultural establishments.

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Urban Art im Liebesbier

Urban Art — new perspec­tives in Bayreuth

Bayreuth, halfway between Berlin and Munich, is a great destination when it comes to street art and urban art, meaning art in public spaces.

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Mo. - Fr.: 09:00 - 18:00
Sa. 09:00 - 16:00
May - October: Su. + holidays: 10:00 - 14:00
Tel.: +49 0921 88588


Mo. - Fr. 10:00 - 17:00
Sa. 10:00 - 14:00
Tel.: +49 0921 69001