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How to get around and find best means of local transportation?"How do I get to Ludwig's castle from Rosenheim?" (posted 08/21/2014)
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Are there any special local events?"hello, i will traveling to Rosenheim next week. i would like to learn how to make home bread. do they have any class?" (posted 02/26/2016)
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What makes this destination special? Why should one spend some time here during vacation?"I'm from Malaysia and I will arrive in Rosenheim early this coming October as exchange student...could you share with me interesting activities that i can do during my stay in Rosenheim?" (posted 09/16/2014)
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What are good places to go for shopping?"hello, i from Malaysia, will go to Rosenheim for 12 day for work. other then work, i really like fishing, may i know if there have fishing store nearby? and what is fishing regulation in Rosenheim. many thank in advance" (posted 06/19/2015)
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Chiemsee (German pronunciation: [ˈkiːmzeː]) is a freshwater lake in Bavaria, Germany, between Rosenheim, Germany, and Salzburg, Austria. It is often called the Bavarian Sea. The rivers Tiroler Achen and Prien flow into the lake; the river Alz, out of it. The Chiemsee is divided into the bigger, north section, in the northeast, called Weitsee, and the Inselsee, in the southwest.
The region around the Chiemsee is Chiemgau and is a famous recreation area.
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The history of Rosenheim began with the Romans who built a bridge across the river Inn near their fort
Pons Aeni. Name and coat of arms of the town come from the white rose of the arms of the Earls of Wasserburg (Wasserburg vacation rentals | Wasserburg travel guide) who, in 1234, built a castle near Rosenheim. Salt trade and navigation on the river Inn were the sources of prosperity in the Middle Ages. In 1810, salt works were installed in Rosenheim. The salt water came from Bad Reichenhall (Bad Reichenhall vacation rentals | Bad Reichenhall travel guide) via a wooden pipeline. The opening of the railway lines Munich (Munich vacation rentals | Munich travel guide) - Innsbruck and Munich-Salzburg (1857 - 1860) was Rosenheim´s beginning as a commercial and cultural center of south-east Bavaria. In 1864, King Ludwig II proclaimed Rosenheim as a town.
Things to See in Rosenheim
Das Holztechnische Museum-It was opened in 1990, is located in the historical building Ellmaierhaus and explains the history of wood engineering. Center of attention is the versatility of native timber in former and modern times in the fields of home furnishing, traffic, agriculture, engineering, architecture and art. Not the final products are displayed but their production, necessary tools and skill of the craftsmen. Special exhibitions are also shown.
Das Inn-Museum-Located next to the Inn bridge, it gives a good survey of the fluvial topography and river control. Many exhibits explain the navigation on the river Inn, one of the sources of wealth and prosperity of Rosenheim in the Middle Ages. Other points of interest are geology, bridge building, history of settlement, ship building and improvement of water routes.
Die Städtische Galerie-Every year there are six art exhibitions ranging from modern to ancient art. The focus is on exhibitions showing regional art.
Heilig-Geist-Kirche-The Hl. Geist church was founded by the citizen Hans Stier in 1449. It houses the Lucca picture painted in the 15th Century, a precious piece of historic art.
Klepper Museum-Both numerous exhibits and documents recall the moving history of the Klepper-Boat, Klepper-tents and Klepper-coats and the development of Rosenheim's once most significant employer.
Roßackerkapelle-Built in 1737 by the brewer Martin Schmetterer as a private donation right opposite his brewery. It is the only self-contained Baroque church in Rosenheim.
Mittertor-It is the only gate still in existence and dates to the 14th Century. It separated the Inner Market from the Outer Market and nowadays houses the Municipal Museum.
Stadtpfarrkirche St. Nikolaus-The St. Nikolaus Parish Church tower rises into the sky right behind the market square and has become the landmark of Rosenheim. The oldest work of art is the painting
Our blessed Lady and Her Protective Cape dating from 1514.
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More about the History of Rosenheim
In 1234, Rosenheim was mentioned for the first time as a market. The town's landmark is the gothic spire (65 m) of the parish church St. Nikolaus (1450) with its baroque onion dome (1641). Rosenheim has very good facilities for studies in the midst of excellent weather conditions. There is a Fachhochschule Rosenheim offering various courses to the students.
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Rosenheim is a town in Bavaria at the confluence of the rivers Inn and Mangfall. It is seat of administration of the district of Rosenheim, but is not a part of it. The population of the town proper is approximately 60,000 inhabitants with up to 125,000 in the surrounding area. Rosenheim is 450 meters (1470 ft) above sea level and covers an area of 37.52 km². The capital of Bavaria, Munich, is 52 km away in North-West direction from Rosenheim.
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