Quality Hotel Augsburg
Kurt Schumacher Strasse 6
Phone: (49) 821 7944-0
Fax: (49) 821 7944-450
Kurt Schumacher Strasse 6, Augsburg, DE, 86165
- Phone: (49) 821 7944-0
- Fax: (49) 821 7944-450
The Fuggerei is a housing complex that has has been in existence since 1516, making it the oldest functional housing complex in the world. It was primarily established as a shelter for the needy, however in due course of time it was extended to include various streets, squares and religious edifices.
Though stained glass windows may seem like just another feature of a Gothic church, at the Augsburger Dom they hold a special significance. The cathedral is renowned for having the oldest windows of this kind. This Gothic structure is a delight to the eye and gives you the perfect setting to pray.
St. Peter am Perlach is an ancient church that was built around the 11th century. Built in Romanesque style, the church was built by Bishop Embrico. The church has been destroyed and reconstructed several times, primarily because of it's position in relation to the Berlin Wall. From every resurrection the church has managed to retain a piece of it's previous form; giving it a heavy history story.There are also a number of figurines, paintings and sculptures in the interiors of Mother Mary, Maria Knots and others.
The hub of all administrative work in the city of Augsburg, the Augsburger Rathaus (Town Hall of Augsburg) surely warrants a visit. The hall comprises smaller halls and plays host to multiple events.
Rokokosaal is a room in the Government of Swabia building that has quite a history. In the Second World War this room was badly damaged. Now a number of prized paintings and other artifacts hang on it's walls. For more information check the website.
One of the oldest Gothic churches in the city of Augsburg is the Basilika of St.Ulrich and Afra. It serves as a popular religious site for pilgrimages. The important elements of the church include the Renaissance style interiors that beautifully blends with the Gothic theme that it boasts of. The easily recognizable red-roof structure with white flashes, and the onion dome make it easily attractive to locals and tourists alike. Check website for more details or call ahead.
Augsburger Gaswerk was started up in 1915. Now the Gashouse is protected as a monument and event has its own museum and tour visits. The original kiln house, the electrical tower, the gas tank and other elements take you back in time when you visit the site. With Tours tell you of stories and legends while the sheer size of it will definitely intimidate you. You can even hire some areas to conduct private events, conferences and the like. Sprawling across eight hectares, the gas plant is a definite stop when you're in the city.