Neues Stadtmuseum

The Romantic Road

Housed in a former Jesuit school, Landsberg's municipal museum chronicles the area's past from prehistory to the 20th century, and displays numerous works of local art, both religious and secular in nature.

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1. Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche

0.02 MILES

Head uphill from the Schmalztor to view this beautiful baroque Jesuit church, the interior of which is a hallucination in broodily dark gilding and…

2. Stadtpfarrkirche Mariä Himmelfahrt

0.17 MILES

This huge 15th-century church with its slender bell tower was built by Matthäus von Ensingen, architect of Bern Cathedral. The barrel nave is stuccoed to…

3. Johanniskirche

0.24 MILES

If you've already seen the Wieskirche to the south, you'll instantly recognise this small baroque church as a creation by the same architect, Dominikus…

4. Marienmunster

12.28 MILES

A real gem in the baroque architectural style, Diessen's Marienmunster was built between 1732 and 1739 by the famous architect of the period, Johann…

5. Carl Orff Museum

12.34 MILES

In Diessen, the small Carl Orff Museum boasts a biographical exhibit, a cabinet of instruments and a video room where you can watch performances of the…

6. Kloster Andechs

14.98 MILES

Founded in the 10th century, the gorgeous hilltop monastery of Andechs has long been a place of pilgrimage, though today more visitors come to slurp the…

7. Kaiserin Elisabeth Museum

20.7 MILES

This small exhibit in the grand surroundings of the former royal waiting rooms of the historic Bahnhof Possenhofen, now the S-Bahn station, focuses on…

8. Museum Starnberger See

21.66 MILES

You may have to duck your head when touring this 400-year-old farmhouse that offers a glimpse of life on the lake as it once was. It also boasts a…