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Great visit with beautiful views.

We had a rainy day and decided to check out the Veste Oberhaus which is overlooking old town... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
freik
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Vancouver, Washington
via mobile
astonishing views

This is a town you must see. Beautiful place between three rivers: Danube, Inn and Ilz. The best... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Rambolec
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Wroclaw, Poland
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Within the almost 800-year-old fortification Veste Oberhaus you can experience living history. With an enclosed area of 65.000m2 it is one of Europes’s largest preserved castle complexes. High above Passau within the historic walls of the...more
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We had a rainy day and decided to check out the Veste Oberhaus which is overlooking old town Passau. Great museum on the history of Passau with some great artifacts. A treasure. We had a great afternoon and we treated to some great views also....More

1  Thank freik
Reviewed 1 October 2018

This is a town you must see. Beautiful place between three rivers: Danube, Inn and Ilz. The best view is in the place where Inn and Danube meet, you can see "white water" of Inn flowing next to "dark water" of Danube. Looks brilliant! Over...More

1  Thank Rambolec
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

This is a long walk up stairs if you are up for the challenge and the views otherwise catch the shuttle from Passau Rathaus or taxi. The museum is very thorough in its exhibits detailing the history of Passau and the fortress. Very interesting, take...More

1  Thank Kerri G
Reviewed 9 September 2018

It is the former residence/fort of Arch-prince Bishop and we went up for excellent view. Take small bus from Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) and it costs € 3 round trip. If you can walk downhill it is even better.

1  Thank bigboy61455
Reviewed 29 August 2018

From the Oberhaus you get to look across the valley into the town of Passau. You also have a great view of where the three rivers converge. It was a hot day and we did not feel like walking up the mountain, so we took...More

1  Thank Alexander N
Reviewed 24 August 2018

It is a steep walk up on the hill and as soon as you reach the top the views are stunning. If you don't like the walk there is a bus that will bring you up to the backdoor. The bus is cheap so that...More

1  Thank KurtD3
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Ride the bus up for 3euros or climb to the castle/fortress. Amazing views, had a bite at the cafe while enjoying the view. The museum is extensive with info about the area history, castles in general and there’s a secular section. My only complaint is...More

Thank Paula P
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Construction of the Fort & Castle began in the early 1200s. The main Bishop's Residence dates to 1499. Today, Oberhaus is the City's Historical Museum (with most displays offering an English description). From the fort, you have some of the fantastic views of the city...More

Thank menasian
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

From the top, it is an impressive view of the confluence of three rivers along with an amazing view of Passau. It is a pretty steep walk up the hill to get to see the view, or you can catch a bus near city center...More

Thank TeemanRacketman
Reviewed 26 July 2018

If in Passau, be sure to climb to this castle -- it is worth the effort to see the beautiful view of the confluence of three rivers.

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