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Address: Walhallastr. 48, 93093 Donaustauf, Bavaria, Germany
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Way Way Way Up High!

High up on the hill, the temple can be seen from far away. I went up with my friend who was driving which made it much easier to get to. It's an massive stone structure. Be... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Jasonand1978
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

High up on the hill, the temple can be seen from far away. I went up with my friend who was driving which made it much easier to get to. It's an massive stone structure. Be prepared for large stairs and some pretty impressive views. I would recommend however you wait for a sunny day for this one. Cloud cover... More 

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1 Thank Jasonand1978
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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Amazing views of the Danube from the hilltop site! Also beautiful architecture to see, and an interesting collection of busts of German historical figures inside the building. I recommend the Walhalla for a relaxing visit to observe beautiful sights.

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1 Thank dr2222
Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I found the trip to Walhalla well worth the effort. We took the Boat Cruise up the Danube River from Regensburg, it's a 45min trip each way but worth going this way as you get to see all the lovely scenery while sitting back having morning tea and lunch on the way back. Walhala itself was very interesting, interesting to... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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339 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Breathtaking location and interesting story. We saw it on a Gate1mail river cruise. Very stately building.

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1 Thank Christina N
Munich
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98 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

It's a pleasant hike to the top of the hill with a beautiful, panoramic view to the Danube. You can get here either by the boat or bus from Regensburg. Personally, I prefer the boat ride for the view. The boat doesn't run all year round and usually close in early October. Walhalla is indeed grand. The marble architecture is... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Built in the 19th Century it was meant to be a "Hall of Fame" to honour mainly heroes of the German nation. Indeed it is that but during the late 20th Century important world personages such as Mother Teresa have had their busts put in the pantheon. The Temple is a pleasant boat ride from Regensburg and a healthy hike... More 

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1 Thank Ron G
Satellite Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

conceived by crown prince Ludwig in 1806, This incredible structure was built 1830-1842 and has historical facts from German heritage people. Near the end of the WWII Gen Patton looked out over the Beautiful Danube. It is amazing how well intact this monument is. You can tour the monument from outside......parking is 2.5 euros. if you want to go inside... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

What can you say other than Breathtaking temple with the most magnificent views to be seen. Only negative is there needs to be some safety rails for kids as it can be dangerous for toddlers.

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1 Thank David H
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Walhalla Temple was a really beautiful building, worth seeing. But there isn't any English information, everything is in german.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

There are some strange but awe-inspiring places in Germany that were not damaged during the WWll Walhalla is one. An over the top C19 Greek style temple in the middle of nowhere, commemorating celebrated (mostly male) German, or German speaking artists, politicians, scientists etc. Worth it for the overall experience, not necessarily the temple and busts therein. Also gives you... More 

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