Charming historic center and the famous Plassenburg
Kulmbach, the "Secret Capital of Beer", invites you to explore and enjoy its romantic historic center as well as its landmark, the wonderful castle Plassenburg.
Kulmbach, the old margrave town at the confluence of Red and White Main, is situated in the middle of four vacation landscapes : Franconian Forest, Little Switzerland and Upper Main Valley. Thus, Kulmbach offers a wide range for leisure, culture and recreation.
The Plassenburg, the widely visible landmark, is one of the most impressive fortifications in Europe. Besides, it contains extraordinary muesums like the world's largest Tin Figurine Museum, the Obermain Landscape Museum or the State-Owned Collections including the Hohenzollern Museum and the Army Museum Frederik the Great. The amazing renaissance courtyard often serves as a fantastic coulisse for concerts and other events on warm summer nights.
The historic center, with its many loveable nooks, walls, towers and stud work houses invite you to stroll around. Lots of inns, beer gardens and cafes offer hospitality and Franconian way of life in the "Secret Capital of Beer". Other interesting destinations are the Bavarian Bakery and Brewery Museum, as well as the largest Museum of Aliments in the all of Europe.
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