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Cham[dead link] is a city in Upper Palatinate in Bavaria, Germany. Its name is pronounced quite similar to the English word "calm" and not with a German "ch" sound.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]


Chaim lies along the Bundestraße 20, 22 and 85

If you are coming from farther away, you will most likely take the Autobahn A3 (Nuremberg-Regensburg-Passau) or A93 (from the West)

By train[edit]

  • 1 Train station, Bahnhofstr. 11. Regular trains connect Cham with other parts of Germany as well as the Czech Republic. There are direct trains to/from Prague as well as regional connections to surrounding places.

Get around[edit]

Map of Cham


The old city center around the Marketplace ('Marktplatz')

  • 1 St. Jakob. Stadtpfarrkirche St. Jakob (Q2327843) on Wikidata
  • 2 Maria Hilf. Klosterkirche Maria Hilf (Q1776425) on Wikidata
  • Franziskanerkirche.
  • 3 Spitalkirche. Spitalkirche Hl. Geist (Cham) (Q28944126) on Wikidata
  • 4 Burgruine Chameregg. Burg Chameregg (Q1015262) on Wikidata
  • 5 Luitpoldturm. Luitpold Tower (Q26882545) on Wikidata
  • 6 Museum Spur, +49 9971 40790. Museum SPUR in Cham (Q41406909) on Wikidata
  • 7 Mariä Himmelfahrt. Pfarrkirche Mariä Himmelfahrt (Q19295833) on Wikidata



  • Frey (Modeerlebniskaufhaus Frey), Marktplatz 11 (either enter from the town square (Marktplatz) or the level below from 'Fuhrmannstraße'). The best place for shopping in Cham.
    There is also a sports department store (just across the street).


  • Restaurant Bräu Pfandl, Lucknerstr. 11 (walking distance from town square (1 min)). Delicious steak, very friendly service.



  • 1 Wellnesshotel Randsbergerhof, Randsbergerhofstraße 15, +49 9971 85770.



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