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Historical Town on Bodensee

Constance is Cultural and Economic center of Lake of Konstanz, which is also known as "Bodensee" in German Language.

This lake has great significance as it join three countries together:
Switzerland, Germany & Austria.

Constance is a very old and historical town of Germany and it was first settled by Romans. It played a leading role in Middle ages when it was the center of the ´Duchy of Swabia´, whose territory included much of Europe and it was also the largest Bishopric, North of the (swiss) Alps. This town reached its apex when the ´Council of Constance´ convened here from 1414 to 1418. The meeting chose a single Pope (replacing Three others) and thereby healing the ´Great Schism´in catholic church.

Today Constance is a rather more liberal town with little Industry. About one in seven inhabitants - affectionately known as Seehas (Lake Rabbits) - is a student in University of Constance, which was founded in 1966.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Historical, Beautiful & Scenic. Good for honeymoon.
  • Cons:Small town, No night life, People are a bit conservative.
  • In a nutshell:Hmmm.... in short , i like being here in this lovely lake side city.
  • Last visit to Konstanz: Apr 2003
  • Intro Updated Nov 4, 2003
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Comments (10)

  • mustertal's Profile Photo
    Jul 29, 2005 at 3:28 PM

    I think this will be my next place to visit.

  • claireashp's Profile Photo
    Mar 29, 2005 at 8:06 AM

    My best friend who Im living with is from Konstanz. She says this page is very good and factually correct. Keep up the good work. Greets from Santa Cruz de Tenerife

  • JetlagCity's Profile Photo
    Aug 26, 2004 at 11:37 AM

    Very nice page, I really enjoyed this part of Germany! I missed the Zepplin monument, though, will have to see that next time.

  • orlikins's Profile Photo
    Jan 10, 2004 at 8:10 AM

    2 of my friends have visited Konstanz and they loved it

  • Kristina1701's Profile Photo
    Nov 5, 2003 at 12:02 PM

    great page; brings back memories

  • chancay's Profile Photo
    Nov 3, 2003 at 11:43 PM

    Interesting very informative page. Nice photo collection in your t-logue!! I wish you a Happy Birthday!!

  • ncfg's Profile Photo
    Aug 3, 2003 at 11:04 AM

    Very nice page UD. Free Internet in the hotel, :-) !!!

  • whitecliff62's Profile Photo
    Jun 3, 2003 at 1:23 PM

    Anouther one of your great pages. Imust admitt that if i stayed in a hotel with internet i would never leave the hotel hahahaha.

  • hadrian's Profile Photo
    May 5, 2003 at 7:30 AM

    what a funny tip that one regarding the internet in the Insel hotel, hahaha!!!

  • barryg23's Profile Photo
    Apr 30, 2003 at 3:57 AM

    I like the sound of that free internet. hopefully i can find somewhere similar in Berlin!

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