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Stadtplatz 2
92660 Neustadt an der Waldnaab

Neustadt an der Waldnaab
Glass art along the Glass Route

A company famous throughout the world for producing elegant glasses, exquisite decanters and heavy vases in clear or coloured cut lead crystal, Nachtmann attracts large numbers of visitors to Neustadt an der Waldnaab on the Glass Route.

The magic of lead crystal
You can learn all about the art of glassmaking on the Glass Route, which runs from Neustadt an der Waldnaab - Europe's "lead crystal capital" - to Passau and the Glass Museum with its more than 15,000 glasses covering every period. The spectacular finish of this valuable material is achieved through cutting, polishing and adding colour. Based in Neustadt, the Nachtmann company is famous around the world for its glassware.
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Neustadt an der Waldnaab is known for being a former residence of the aristocratic Lobkowitz family and also for its history as a glassblowing town. Visitors can take a glimpse inside the venerable walls of the New Palace and Old Palace or learn all about traditional glassmaking at various demonstration workshops.
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Neustadt an der Waldnaab is situated on the German Glass Route. Its history as a lead crystal town stretches back to the early 19th century. It is therefore no surprise that the municipal museum is dedicated to this particular craft with a special exhibition all about glass.
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