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Dachau (German pronunciation: [ˈdaxaʊ]) is a town in Upper Bavaria, in the southern part of Germany. It is a major district town—a Große Kreisstadt—of the administrative region of Upper Bavaria, about 20 kilometres (12 miles) north-west of Munich. It is now a popular residential area for people working in Munich with roughly 45,000 inhabitants. The historic centre of town with its 18th-century castle is situated on an elevation and visible over a great distance. Dachau was founded in the 9th century. It was home to many artists during the late 19th and early 20th centuries; well-known author and editor Ludwig Thoma lived here for two years. The town is also known for its proximity to the infamous Dachau concentration camp built in 1933 by the Nazis, in which tens of thousands of prisoners died.


Is Dachau in Germany on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. Dachau is located at a short trip away from Munich a major city in Germany. Take a short trip from Dachau and set some time aside to explore the Munich. Dotted with places like Marienplatz, Cathedral Of Our Lady, The Neue Pinakothek; it will definitely be a good idea. To explore Dachau, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Dachau*

  • Pollution Statistics in Dachau

    Know the pollution level of Dachau before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 19.62 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 15.35 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 35.78 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 12.7 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 11.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 13.39 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 13.93 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 16.25 (Very Low)
  • Dachau: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Dachau for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Dachau.

    • Burglary and Theft 16.78 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 13 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 10.43 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 16.27 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 10.23 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 15.54 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 19.63 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 18.88 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 93.51 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 80.07 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 22.64 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 14 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 22.02 (Low)
  • Living in Dachau - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Dachau is 189.23 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 82.57 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 75.98 (High)
    • Pollution Index 20.51 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 35.35 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 74.2 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 80.93 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 16.33 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 113.36 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Dachau

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Dachau

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.87 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.45 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 95.05 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 85.99 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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