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    Walking time 

    Bayreuth has 1,149 km of streets and paths. If you wanted to walk them all, assuming you walked four kilometers an hour, eight hours a day, it would take you 36 days. And, when you need to get home there are 398 bus and tram stops, and subway and railway stations in Bayreuth.


    Assuming that every kilometer of street in Bayreuth has an average of 33 street lamps with 50W of power, then Bayreuth has more than 37,921 street lamps, which use 1.9 megawatts of electricity per hour. Over a number of years, that adds up to the amount of energy produced by a volcanic eruption.

    Local recreation 

    With a total area of 0.6 square kilometers, public green spaces and parks make up 0.8% of Bayreuth’s total area, 67 square kilometers. That means each of Bayreuth’s 71,689 residents has an average of 7.8 square meters – less than most large Zoo animals!


    When people in Bayreuth want to go out, they are spoilt for choice; the city has more than 220 cafés, restaurants, bars, ice-cream parlors, beer gardens, cinemas, nightclubs and theatres. If they were all lined up along a single street, it would need to be at least 1 km long.


    More than 115 sights and monuments, and far more than 265 retailers, mean there is plenty of sightseeing to do in Bayreuth. Feeling tired? After a hard day visiting all the cultural attractions in the city, shopping or a night at the theatre, Bayreuth offers more than 24 hotels, youth hostels and camp sites.
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