Top things to do in Landshut

Castle in Landshut

Burg Trausnitz

Roosting high above the Altstadt is Burg Trausnitz, Landshut’s star attraction. The 50-minute guided tour (in German with English text) takes you through the Gothic and Renaissance halls and chambers, ending at an a…
Church in Landshut

St Martin Church

Rising in Gothic splendour at the southern end of the Altstadt is Landshut’s record-breaking St Martin Church: its spire is the tallest brick structure in the world at 130.6m and took 55 years to build. It's by far …
Festival in Landshut

Landshuter Hochzeit

Every four years in July, the town hosts the Landshuter Hochzeit (next held in 2021 and 2025), one of Europe’s biggest medieval bashes. It commemorates the marriage of Duke Georg der Reiche of Bavaria-Landshut to Pr…
Italian in Landshut

Tigerlilly Supperclub

With its retro-styling, long communal benches and happy staff, Tigerlilly is a breath of trendy air in conservative Landshut. The menu has a definite Italian leaning with well-executed pizzas, salads and pastas galo…
Bavarian in Landshut

Augustiner an der St Martins Kirche

This dark-wood tavern at the foot of the St Martin's spire is the best place in town to down a meat-dumpling combo, washed along with a frothy Munich wet one. It also does a mean Nuremberg Bratwurst.
Bavarian in Landshut

Alt Landshut

Sunny days see locals linger over an Augustiner and some neighbourhood nosh outside by the Isar. In winter you can retreat to the simple whitewashed dining room.
Palace in Landshut


Gracing the Altstadt is the Stadtresidenz, a Renaissance palace built by Ludwig X that hosts temporary exhibitions on historical themes. Admission is by guided tour only.