The city of angels.
Kelheim is a little village in Bavaria that no one really knows about. It rests quietly along the Danube in a little sleepy valley. But high above watching stoically is a building: The Hall of Liberation or Befreiungshalle.
It was built by King Ludwig I as a tribute to all the victories against Napoleon during the Wars of Liberation. Construction started in 1842 and was completed in 1863.
Inside is gorgeous:
You can climb up to those columns above to get a view below. Check out an old photo of me doing so.
You can even go outside to see the village (it was a rainy day)
It’s another little gem you can find in Germany if you know about it. My Tia Meni brought me here back in 2007 as part of our “Intro to Deutschland” Trip.
I highly recommend coming here if you can. It’s a quiet and beautiful place with beautiful artwork. It’s a a grand work that was made to be admired. So go admire it!