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The sixth-largest lake in Germany, with a maximum depth of 81 meters (266 ft). Developed as a result of the ice age glaciers melting, Ammersee is fed by the River Ammer, which flows as the River Amper out of the lake. It is a popular spot for watersports.

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Nymphenburg Palace

Nymphenburg Palace

33.1km from Ammersee

Combined with the adjacent Nymphenburg Palace Park, it constitutes one of the premier royal palaces of Europe. Its frontal width of 632 m (2,073 ft) (north-south axis) even surpasses Versailles Palace in France. It served as the main summer residence for the former rulers of Bavaria of the House of Wittelsbach. Nymphenburg is open to the public but also continues to be a home and chancery for the head of the House of Wittelsbach.

Tierpark Hellabrunn

Tierpark Hellabrunn

33.87km from Ammersee

A 40 hectare (99 acres) zoological garden in Munich, situated on the right bank of the river Isar. A high ratio of enclosures are cageless, relying upon moat features to keep the animals in place. The zoo was the first zoo in the world not organized by species, but also by geographical aspects. The zoo focuses on conservation and captive breeding rare species such as the rare drill and silvery gibbons. Also, gorillas, giraffes, elephants, wood bison, elk, and Arctic foxes were successfully bred

Deutsches Museum Verkehrszentrum

Museum featuring historical and present-day transport and mobility in the three exhibition halls.

Asamkirche

Asamkirche

36.39km from Ammersee

Built from 1733 to 1746 by the brothers, sculptor Egid Quirin Asam, and painter Cosmas Damian Asam as their private church. It is considered to be one of the most important buildings of the southern German Late Baroque. The church was built without an order, as a private chapel for the greater glory of God and for the salvation of the builders.

St. Michael's Church Munich

St. Michael's Church Munich

36.61km from Ammersee

Consecrated in 1597, it is the largest Renaissance church north of the Alps. The style of the building had an enormous influence on Southern German early Baroque architecture. The crypt contains among others the tombs of many members of the Wittelsbach dynasty.

Glyptothek

Glyptothek

36.62km from Ammersee

Commissioned by the Bavarian King Ludwig I to house his collection of Greek and Roman sculptures. It is Munich's oldest public museum and contains sculptures dating from the archaic age (c. 650 BC) to the Roman era (c. 550 AD).

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Bavaria

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Bavaria has a unique culture, largely because of the state's former Catholic majority and conservative traditions. Bavarians have traditionally been proud of their culture, which includes a language, cuisine, architecture, and festivals. The state also has the second-largest economy among the German states by GDP.

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