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Starnberg is in bavaria, Germany, some 15 miles south west of Munich. Starnberg lies at the north end of Lake Starnberg, in the heart of the Five Lakes Country, and serves as capital of the district of Starnberg. Starnberg was first mentioned in 1226 under the name of Aheim am Wurmese. Although it is a small town, Starnberg provides many attractions and venues where you can spend your free time in. Starnberg is famous for the place where King Ludwig II of Bavaria mysteriously drowned in Lake Starnberg, on the evening of 13 June 1886. The main attractions and landmarks are found in the neighbouring city of Munich.

Top Attractions Within Starnberg

The Starnberg Museum is located at the very heart of Starnberg and is easily reachable from the station. There are changing exhibition, which are always very interesting. There is a permanent exhibition on the history of Lake Starnberg and its inhabitants, on the old ships which sailed centuries ago on the lake. In addition, you should take the time to watch the introduction movie. A visit is worthwhile.

Hofbrauhaus is the oldest brewery located in Munich, near Starnberg. The brewery was founded in 1589 by the Duke of Bavaria, Wilhelm. It is one of Munich's oldest beer halls. The brewery in Munich was one of the beer halls used by the Nazi Party to declare policies and hold functions. Hundreds or tourists visit these sites. Tourists can even sit down, drink a glass of cold beer and eat some wurst.

Museum Brandhorst is located in the vicinity of Starnberg, in Munich, and it displays about 200 exhibits from collections of modern art of the heirs of the Henkel trust. The museum displays a comprehensive selection of about 100 works of Andy Warhol and more than 60 works of Cy Twombly, making it the largest Twombly collection outside the US. The museum also houses a collection of 112 illustrated books of Pablo Picasso. It is a museum that must not be missed.