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Passau is a town in the Lower Bavaria administrative region of the Bavaria state of Germany. Passau has a population of approximately 50,000 residents and an area of almost 70 square kilometers. The nickname of the city of Passau is Dreiflussestadt, known in English as City of Three Rivers. Through Passau you can see the Danube, the Inn and the Ilz. In Germany, Passau is a renowned university town and about 20% of the residents of it are students of the University of Passau. The area on which the city now stands was settled by the Boii tribe in the 2nd century BC. Later, the Romans used it and first called it Bolodurum and later Batavis. Even the life of Hitler, the famous German dictator is related to this city. In his childhood, he spent two years in Passau.
Top Attractions within Passau
Dom St. Stephan or St. Stephan's Cathedral is a Catholic church located in the city center. The construction of it was finalized in 1688. The baroque building was designed by architect Carlo Lurago, while the inside decorations were managed by Giovanni Battista Carlone and the frescoes were made by Carpoforo Tencalla. This Passau church is famous also because it has the largest organ in the world.
Veste Oberhaus is a fortress that you can admire in Passau. It was built in the early 13th century and was mainly used by the bishop of Passau. It is located on St. Georgsberg Mountain between the Danube and the Ilz. In present, the fortress includes a hostel, a restaurant and a museum.
Innsteg Cafe is a top notch eatery of Passau. Located on Inn Strasse, this German restaurant is included in the list of the best of the city. The beautiful scenery that can be admired from it is only a part of its charm, which is mostly given by the delicious food served here all through the year.