Landshut

Landshut, Germany

If you’re into Medieval pageantry with a lot of good, old-fashioned jousting, you might want to book a trip to Landshut. Every 4 years, this Bavarian city, with a Gothic old-town center, recreates the Medieval, European world in which 2000 people participate. It’s called ‘Landshut Wedding’. This blog has some wonderful photos from a pageant earlier this decade.

Here’s a lovely, 6-minute video featuring this beautiful, old Bavarian town. Here’s a 9-minute video featuring the Medieval pageant parade.

FunFacts about Landshut, Germany: (Source) (Source)  

  • Basic Information, quote: Landshut (Austro-Bavarian: Landsad) is a town in Bavaria in the south-east of Germany. Situated on the banks of the River Isar, Landshut is the capital of Lower Bavaria, one of the seven administrative regions of the Free State of Bavaria. It is also the seat of the surrounding district, and has a population of more than 70,000. Landshut is the largest city in Lower Bavaria, followed by Passau and Straubing, and Eastern Bavaria’s second biggest city. (Source)
  • Every four years, Landshut hosts one of the largest medieval pageants in Europe. It’s called ‘Landshut Wedding’ and over 2000 people participate in putting on the pageant. People from all over the world attend this event.
  • Landshut is located near Munich and is one of the richest industrialized towns in Bavaria.
  • Landshut is located in the Alpine foothills.
  • Landshut was found in 1204 AD.
  • The historic downtown area is full of Gothic architecture.
  • The nearby Trausnitz Castle has close associations with Landshut.
  • St. Martin’s Church is the tallest brick building in the world.

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