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The city of Augsburg was founded by the Romans in 15 before Christi. It recieved its name from the Roman Emperor Augustus.
The city had its Golden Age in the 15th and 16th century as international trading centre, forced by the Fugger and Welser merchants families.
In the centre you can see a lot of beautiful Renaissance buildings that give the city its unique character.

  • Last visit to Augsburg: Mar 2004
  • Intro Written Mar 18, 2004
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  • IreneMcKay's Profile Photo
    Jun 16, 2012 at 6:43 AM

    Interesting page. Lots of great tips. Thanks for sharing. irene

  • nepalgoods's Profile Photo
    May 16, 2006 at 11:37 PM

    Excellent information about the history! And I always love your "packing list"

  • margaretvn's Profile Photo
    Mar 6, 2005 at 2:17 AM

    good page - we had a short and stay one bittery cold sunday and loved it.

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Nov 21, 2004 at 8:57 AM

    Nice introduction to Augsburg. I'm going there next weekend for a conference. -- Greetings from Frankfurt.

  • sim1's Profile Photo
    May 24, 2004 at 6:40 AM

    Great page and travelogues Christian! Augsburgs looks great, I do hope to go here some day! Almost visited it a few years ago, but unfortunately run out of time during my trip to make a stop :-(

  • german_eagle's Profile Photo
    Apr 11, 2004 at 10:50 AM

    What a beautiful city! It is high on my list ... The travelogues are stunning. Thanks for sharing, Christian.

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Apr 11, 2004 at 8:04 AM

    Great infos and pics ! I just passed by Ausgburg last week... Happy Easter !!

  • sachara's Profile Photo
    Apr 11, 2004 at 5:34 AM

    Great page. In the 70s I visited Augsburg often. Thanks for bringing back the good memories.

  • b1bob's Profile Photo
    Mar 21, 2004 at 8:12 AM

    Nice job!

  • Madschick's Profile Photo
    Mar 20, 2004 at 3:16 AM

    Augsburg kenne ich auch nur virtuell durch deine Seite - danke für die Tour!


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