Passau

Passau
Passau from the river Danube. Towers from left: St. Michaels, Niedernburg, Cathedral, City Hall, and St. Pauls.

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Donau and Inn
Meeting point of the rivers Danube and Inn. June 1989.



Ilzstadt
View of Ilzstadt across the Danube from Passau. June 1989.



Innstadt
View of Innstadt across the Inn from Passau. June 1989.



Residenzplatz
Residenzplatz. June 1989.



Rathaus
Closeup of the city hall tower. June 1989.



Passau
Waters of rivers Inn, Ilz, and Danube meeting at Passau. June 1989.



Passau
View of the Rathaus from the Fortress. June 1989.



Fortress
View of the Fortress with Danube in the background. June 1989.



Veste Oberhaus
Fortress Veste Oberhaus offers the best view over the city. June 1989.



Schaiblingsturm
The Schaiblingsturm on the Inn. June 1989.



View to west
View to the west from the fortress. June 1989.



View
View of the fortress and the Dreiflusseck. September 1994.



Introduction

Passau is one of the more attractive cities in Germany, described as one of the seven most beautiful cities in the world by naturalist and geographer Alexander von Humboldt. The main geographical feature is the confluence of three rivers at one place: Inn, Danube, and Ilz.