Old Town of Passau
- Population ca. 50,000 with 8,000 students at the local University of Passau.
- University of Passau was founded in the later 1970s extending the centuries old Institute for Catholic Studies; it is known in Germany especially for its institutes of Economics, Law, Computer Sciences and Cultural Science.
- Tourist attractions are the three rivers, the old Cathedral called "The Passau Dome" (Der Passauer Dom), and the old part of the City called "The Old City" (Die Altstadt). From here many river cruises down the Danube start and there is a cyling path all the way down to Vienna.
- Due to the large student population there is a large number of bars and restaurants available.