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Bayreuth is a town in northern Bavaria, Germany, on the Red Main River in a valley between the Frankish Alb and the Fichtelgebirge. It is the capital of Upper Franconia. In 2004, Bayreuth recorded a population of 74,392 inhabitants. It is believed to have been founded by the Counts of Andechs on an unknown date in the middle ages and was first mentioned in 1194. The city centre still possesses the typical structure of a Bavarian street market.
Bayreuth is well known for its association with the composer, Richard Wagner, who lived in Bayreuth from 1872 until his death in 1883. Wagner's villa, Wahnfried, was constructed in Bayreuth under the sponsorship of King Ludwig II of Bavaria. It was converted after World War II into a Wagner Museum. To the north of Bayreuth is the Bayreuth Festspielhaus, an opera house constructed and exclusively devoted to the performance of Wagner's operas.
Every summer, Wagner's operas are performed at the Festspielhaus during the month-long Richard Wagner Festival known as the Bayreuth Festival. The Festival draws thousands of attendees each year and was sold-out since its inauguration in 1876. Currently, waiting lists for tickets can stretch for up to 10 years or even much more. Bayreuth is one of the favorite holiday destinations for most of the vacation lovers.

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