History of the city of Augsburg

History of the city of Augsburg

History of the city of Augsburg   by Christian Schaller Antiquity and the Middle Ages: From Roman Provincial Capital to Medieval Imperial City Since ancient times, the foothills of the Alps have been considered an important crossroads for numerous supra-regional...
The Augsburg Town Clerk

The Augsburg Town Clerk

The Augsburg Town Clerk   The city of Augsburg combines history, art and culture from over two millennia. Since 2019, the Swabian metropolis with its over 800-year-old water management system has also been a UNESCO World Heritage Site.   To the...
The Fuggerei in Augsburg

The Fuggerei in Augsburg

The Fuggerei in Augsburg   by Christian Schaller The Fuggerei in Augsburg is the oldest social settlement in the world that is continuously in use. It was built between 1514 and 1523 by order of the brothers Ulrich, Georg and above all Jakob Fugger (the rich)...
The Veste Coburg

The Veste Coburg

The Veste Coburg           by Claudia Lindenlaub-Sauer The Veste Coburg, nicknamed the “Crown of Franconia” because of its towering silhouette, is one of the best-known castle complexes in Germany. It lies on a hilltop in the hilly...

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