The festival city of Bayreuth in Upper is relatively quiet most of the year until the Richard Wagner Festival settles in for 30 days every summer.

Landmarks in the Area

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The Margravial Opera House is a Baroque opera house in the town of , , built between 1745 and 1750. Photo: Chianti, FAL.

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The Bayreuth Festspielhaus or Bayreuth Festival Theatre is an opera house north of , Germany, built by the 19th-century German composer Richard Wagner and dedicated solely to the performance of his stage works. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

The University of Bayreuth is a public research university situated in , . is situated 2½ km south of Bayreuth. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0 de.

The Kunstmuseum Bayreuth is a museum for modern art, opened in 1999 in , , Germany. Photo: BindlacherBerg, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.

Localities in the Area

Bayreuth is a medium-sized city in northern , , on the Red Main river in a valley between the Franconian Jura and the Fichtelgebirge Mountains. Photo: Michael Sander, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Heinersreuth is a municipality in the district of Bayreuth in in . is situated 4 km northwest of Bayreuth. Photo: Benreis, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.


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