Passau is a located in the southeast of Bavaria and serves as a district. It encopasses the city of Passau geographically from two sides. Neighboring districts are Rottal-Inn, Deggendorf, Freyun-Grafenau.
Significantly, Passau consists of two geographically different parts, segregated by the river Danube. In the south of the Danube river the landscape is only hilly with plains between the valleys of the Inn and Rott river.
One of the favorite tourist spot of the city is the wonderful Baroque buildings that were built after the great fire of 1662. One of the most striking is cathedral of St. Stephan, which boasts the world's biggest church organ. One of the best ways to enjoy the magic of Passau is with a sightseeing tour by ship.