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facts in brief

Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-40 map
Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-40 map

Facts in brief:

Located on Isar river, near edge of Alps; established by Henry the Lion, duke of Bavaria, as mint & market for Benedictine monks from Tegernsee 13th cen.; declined under occupation & plague of Thirty Years' War; revived under Ludwig I; damaged in WW II.

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