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Walhalla memorial Travel Guide

Walhalla memorial (© Maximilian Krä - Fotolia.com)
Walhalla memorial.

Introduction

10 km east of Regensburg, the Walhalla is a hall of fame dedicated to the great and distinguished Germans in history, represented by 130 busts and 65 plaques.

Inspired by the Parthenon in Athens, the temple was dreamed up by King Ludwig I of Bavaria and erected between 1830 and 1842.

The memorial is accessible through 350 marble steps rising straight from the the banks of the Danube.

Opening Hours & Admission

The Walhalla memorial is open all year round daily from 9:00 am to 5:45 pm (to 4:45 pm in October). From from November to March it is open from 10:00 to 11:45 am, and from 1:00 to 3:45 pm. The annual closing days are Shrove Tuesday, 28th July, 1st August, 24th, 25th and 31st December.

Admission costs 4 € for adults, and 3 € for children from 14 years old, students (with a valid ID), seniors (over 65) and disabled visitors. It is free for children under 14 years old.

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