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  2. Augsburg - Wikipedia

    Augsburg (UK: / ˈ aʊ ɡ z b ɜːr ɡ / OWGZ-burg, US: / ˈ ɔː ɡ z-/ AWGZ-, German: [ˈaʊksbʊʁk] ; Swabian German: Ougschburg) is a city in Swabia, Germany, around 50 kilometres (31 mi) west of Bavarian capital Munich. It is a university town and regional seat of the Regierungsbezirk Swabia with an impressive Altstadt (historical city ...

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  4. Augsburg travel - Lonely Planet | Germany, Europe

    Augsburg. The largest city on the Romantic Road (and Bavaria's third largest), Augsburg is also one of Germany’s oldest, founded by the stepchildren of Roman emperor Augustus over 2000 years ago. As an independent city state from the 13th century, it was also one of its wealthiest, free to raise its own taxes, with public coffers bulging on ...

  5. Augsburg | Germany | Britannica

    Augsburg, city, Bavaria Land (state), southern Germany. It lies at the junction of the Wertach and Lech rivers and extends over the plateau country between the two rivers. In 1974 Augsburg annexed the neighbouring cities of Göggingen and Haunstetten. Traces of an Early Bronze Age settlement have been found at the site.

  6. Welcome to Augsburg - Regio Augsburg Tourism

    Welcome in Augsburg and the region. Third largest city in Bavaria with about 300,000 inhabitants. History: Founded by the Romans 15 BC., oldest city in Bavaria and second oldest German town. A Renaissance-city you must see. Famous Augsburg citizens: Jacob Fugger the Rich, Leopold Mozart (father of Wolfgang Amadé Mozart), Bert Brecht, Rudolf ...

  7. 20 Must-Visit Attractions in Augsburg, Germany - Culture Trip

    Perlach Tower The most recognized landmark of Augsburg, the 230-foot (70-meter) Perlach Tower served as a watchtower in the 10th century. It commands a sweeping view of the city from its observation deck that can be reached by climbing 258 steps. Rathausplatz, 86159 Augsburg, Germany, +49 821 502070 Perlach Tower | © Tiia Monto / WikiCommons

  8. THE 15 BEST Things to Do in Augsburg - Tripadvisor

    Things to Do in Augsburg, Germany: See Tripadvisor's 33,608 traveler reviews and photos of Augsburg tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in June. We have reviews of the best places to see in Augsburg. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions.

  9. Augsburg: A treasure of beautiful architecture in Bavaria -...

    Augsburg. Augsburg, with its Mozart heritage, is one of Germany's most historically significant cities. As you stroll through its ancient streets, it doesn't take much imagination to gain a sense of this beautiful city's importance in the days when the Fugger mercantile and banking dynasty was at its peak. Augsburg has always been a little more ...

  10. 18 Top-Rated Attractions & Things to Do in Augsburg

    Augsburg, the third largest city in Bavaria after Munich and Nuremberg, should rank highly on your list of the top places to visit in Germany. This ancient and famous imperial city was once the home of the two great medieval merchant dynasties of the Fuggers and the Welsers and is now the chief town of the administrative region of Bavarian ...

  11. History of Augsburg, a city in Bavaria | Britannica

    For the full article, see Augsburg . Augsburg, City (pop., 2002 est.: 257,800), Bavaria, southern Germany. Founded as a Roman colony by Augustus c. 14 bc, it was the seat of a bishopric by ad 739. It became an imperial free city in 1276 and joined the Swabian League in 1331.