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Walhalla Temple

Walhallastr. 48, 93093 Donaustauf, Bavaria, Germany
+49 9403 961680
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Amazing!

This Greece inspired and impressive temple was the last thing I expected during an evening promenad... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ESK136
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Stockholm, Sweden
via mobile
Beautiful, historical and eccentric side trip

I have researched Walhalla as an early 19th century memorial to German cultural nationalism and it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
718Kat
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Morgantown, West Virginia
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Walhallastr. 48, 93093 Donaustauf, Bavaria, Germany
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"danube river"
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"king ludwig"
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"german history"
in 6 reviews
"cruise ship"
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"magnificent structure"
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"sunny day"
in 4 reviews
"some great photos"
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"german speaking"
in 3 reviews
"well worth the trip"
in 2 reviews
"on display"
in 3 reviews
"hall of fame"
in 10 reviews
"audio guide"
in 2 reviews
"parthenon in athens"
in 4 reviews
"crown prince"
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"inside the building"
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"enjoying the view"
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"internal space"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Greece inspired and impressive temple was the last thing I expected during an evening promenad in the little town Donaustauf. This building from 1 842 tells us something incredible about how desperate the German self confidence needed a boost by that time. So I...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have researched Walhalla as an early 19th century memorial to German cultural nationalism and it was fantastic to see it in person! The location is really beautiful, the views are outstanding. The building itself is fascinating and imparts very clearly cultural not political nationalism...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Commissioned by King Ludwig I while still crown prince, this Greek temple was built in an attempt to unite the German people. It was modelled after the Parthenon in Athens and is located on a hill near Regensburg. We visited this while our cruise ship...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

There are a ton of steps involved in getting up here, so be prepared for that. As others have noted, the inside of the place is a little underwhelming. The outside, though, is magnificent. You can see for miles both ways down the river. The...More

Thank Jake V
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

It really is a cool place to go ti with your friends and have a drink in the sun but exept the temple and a little stand for drinks there is not much. There is some kind of tiny museum inside the temple but the...More

Thank Jan T
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

A magnificent copy of Acropolis in Athens with a spectacular view of Danube!You can reach it from Regensburg's Train station by bus(No 5) it is only 20 min far away.Take the footpath way ( it has signs close to the bus station) it is easier...More

1  Thank Nikos G
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

The building is just amazing from the proportions and location on a hill next to the river Danube. The view from the main entrance down over the river is just breathtaking. Also the history of the "hall of fame" for the German language region is...More

2  Thank drjobec
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

I've led my students here once again: the Walhalla does not need any introduction, but one's got to remark that the spirit of the Fichtean philosophy has now left its space to an overall European political and cultural idea. This masterpiece by Leo von Klenze...More

1  Thank furio2017
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful architecture and busts. I would’ve liked more information on all the people featured here but overall I enjoyed my visit. I even had the place to myself for a bit! The view and weather would’ve been better in spring or summer, but it was...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place by the Danube river. Inside there are many busts of famous/important/historic german people.

1  Thank HariSeldon13
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