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We spent an afternoon with friends in Tübingen where we enjoyed a nice lunch followed by a stroll around the town seeing some of the many sights in this town that was never destroyed during the wars. I am always happy to find towns that were not destroyed – not only because the people were spared the aftermath of the destruction and rebuilding period, but also because the beauty of the buildings I am seeing are original and not recent reconstructions of the former glory of the town.
Tübingen is a university town and is brimming full of students. It has a youthful lively feel about the town and it was a lot of fun to wander the streets of half-timbered buildings, climb up to the former castle which is now the university itself, and do some shopping in the old town. Later after our wander through the town, we stopped at a café in the marketplace across from the Rathaus and enjoyed some drinks outside. To our surprise, a band was getting ready to perform a concert – and we had some of the best seats in the platz! See my video for an excerpt from this concert.
The town was easy to drive to and find parking. From that point, we walked all over the place and enjoyed getting to know this Baden-Württemberg town that has been home to many famous people through the centuries.
Similar to a leisurely rides in another famous university towns, visitors to Tübingen can hire a boat to head down the... more travel advice
We passed through the Marketplace and admired the Renaissance town hall (Rathaus) that dates back to the 1400s. Because... more travel advice
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