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Bayreuth (German pronunciation: [baɪˈʁɔʏt] ; Upper Franconian: [ba(ː)ˈɾaɪ̯t]) is a sizeable town in northern Bavaria, Germany, on the Red Main river in a valley between the Franconian Jura and the Fichtelgebirge Mountains. The town's roots date back to 1194. In the early 21st century, it is the capital of Upper Franconia and has a population of 72,576 (2009). It is world-famous for its annual Bayreuth Festival, at which performances of operas by the 19th-century German composer Richard Wagner are presented.


Is Bayreuth in Germany on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. The nearest major city to Bayreuth is Weimar. Weimar, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Goethe National Museum And Home, Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek, Bauhaus Museum. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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