The Landshuter Hochzeit is one of the largest historical pageants in Europe. Countless visitors from all over the world have taken part, or have been spectators of the “Landshuter Hochzeit 1475”, a pageant held in Landshut, Bavaria (Germany). More than 2,000 participants in medieval costumes bring the festival to life to recreate the Late Middle Ages. It commemorates the wedding between Hedwig, the Polish King’s daughter, and George, the son of the Duke of Bavaria at Landshut.
The original medieval wedding is re-enacted every four years, and everyone gets carried away with medieval jousting, pageantry, feasting and wedding processions for a short period in the summer.
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