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1. St. MoritzBook Ticket*
St. Moritz in Augsburg is a Catholic parish church and the former collegiate church of the collegiator pencil of St. Moritz, which was dissolved as a result of the secularization. Originally built as a burial to commemorate Bishop Bruno, the brother of Emperor Henry II of the Holy and expanded and redesigned several times over the centuries, it was simplified in simplified form after the destruction in World War II from 1946 to 1950. It is protected as a monument.
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Augsburg Town Hall is the administrative centre of Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany, and one of the most significant secular buildings of the Renaissance style north of the Alps. It was designed and built by Elias Holl, Stadtbaumeister, in 1615–1624. Due to its historic and cultural importance, it is protected by the Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict.
The Fuggerei is the world's oldest public housing complex still in use. It is a walled enclave within the city of Augsburg, Bavaria. It takes its name from the Fugger family and was founded in 1516 by Jakob Fugger the Younger as a place where the needy citizens of Augsburg could be housed. By 1523, 52 houses had been built, and in the coming years the area expanded with various streets, small squares and a church. The gates were locked at night, so the Fuggerei was, in its own right, very similar to a small independent medieval town. It is still inhabited today, affording it the status of being the oldest public housing project in the world.
The Schaezlerpalais is a baroque palace in Augsburg. The palace extends far back from the street, encompassing dozens of rooms, courtyards and gardens. The gilded mirrored ballroom was built between 1765-1770 and has survived intact. it is widely regarded as the most artistically significant Rococo ballroom in Germany. Carl Albert von Lespilliez was the architect of the Schaezlerpalais.
5. Augsburg Synagogue
The Augsburg Synagogue serves as a cultural center for the Jewish community in Augsburg. For example, the Jewish Community of Swabia-Augsburg celebrates Shabbat there every Friday evening and every Saturday morning. The synagogue was built between 1914 and 1917 according to the designs of the architects Fritz Landauer and Heinrich Lömpel in Halderstraße, not far from Königsplatz. The synagogue in Augsburg was also affected by the Kristallnacht pogrom and the subsequent Allied air raids. It was not until 1963 that a small part of the synagogue could be used by the community again. Between 1974 and 1985, the synagogue was finally completely restored. Since its reopening in 1985, it has also housed the Jewish Museum Augsburg Schwaben. The synagogue can be visited as part of the museum visit.
The glass palace is an industrial monument in Augsburg, which was put into operation in 1910 as the fourth and last expansion stage of the Mechanical Cotton spinning mill and weaving mill in Augsburg (SWA). It is located on the Otto-Lindenmeyer-Straße, named after the first large company leader of SWA. Production ended in 1988 with the bankruptcy of the company. The building was temporarily owned by the city of Augsburg and was sold to Ignaz Walter in 1999. As a refinancing of the renovation, the demolition of the weaving halls of the work was allowed. This new development area is now referred to as Aumühle, which lives on the former work knick.
The Leopold-Mozart-Haus Augsburg is a museum in the German Mozart city of Augsburg. It is located in a 17th century craftsman's house, in which Leopold Mozart, the father of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, was born in 1719. An exhibition and memorial on the history of the Mozart family in Augsburg has been set up in the house since 1937. The museum was called "Mozarthaus Augsburg" until 2018. After a renovation, it was reopened in 2020 under a new name and with a completely new permanent exhibition. The building is three -storey and has a curly gable. In the 19th century, the house experienced changes. It is under monument protection.
8. St. Anton
The Roman Catholic parish church of St. Anton in the Antonsviertel in Augsburg was consecrated on 26 May 1927 by Auxiliary Bishop Karl Reth. The church, a bare brick building with a two-tower façade, is located right next to the Wittelsbacher Park and stands out for its modern architecture and the unusual building material clinker. St. Anton is considered one of the most important religious buildings of the first half of the 20th century in Germany. The architect Michael Kurz even gained international attention for the construction. The building, which was undamaged during the Second World War, is now a listed building.
9. Kongress am Park
The congress at the park is an event place in Augsburg. It is located in the northeastern area of the Wittelsbach park in the Antonenviertel and was opened in 1972. The multifunctional event facility is used as a congress center, for sales exhibitions as well as for concerts and other cultural events. Since 2009, the hall has been managed by Kongresshalle Augsburg Betriebs GmbH and marketed by Regio Augsburg Tourismus GmbH. The multi -part building complex is entered as a monument in the Bavarian list of monuments and is one of the "important buildings of post -war modernism" in Augsburg.
10. St. Leonhard Kapelle
Bannacker is the southwestern district of the city of Augsburg. It emerged from the hamlet of Bannacker belonging to the municipality of Bergheim when the municipality of Bergheim came to the city of Augsburg in 1972. The hamlet of Bannacker consisted of the Bannacker estate, owned by the Bertele family, and the Schäffler family, the so -called hunter oil. Today the Bannacker district continues to consist of the so -called manor house Bannacker with the villa, the former estate Bertele and the Stochmayrhaus with the chapel and the estate Schaeffler.
The Erhard Wonderlich Sports Hall is a multi-purpose hall in the Antonsviertel district of the Bavarian city of Augsburg. The listed building is located on the southern edge of the Wittelsbach park and was built between 1963 and 1965 with a cost of around 3.95 million DM. It is the first large hall built after the Second World War in Augsburg. Since 2012, the former sports hall Augsburg, in honor of the national handball player Erhard Wunderlich (1956–2012), has been wearing the official name "Erhard Wunderlich-Sporthalle".
The Fronhof is a green space in the city centre of Augsburg, Germany. It is surrounded to the north and west by the former prince-bishop's residence, today the seat of the government of Swabia. To the east is Augsburg Cathedral, including the cathedral forecourt and Roman wall. To the south, a row of houses – including the Burggrafenturm – and Peutingerstraße border on the Fronhof. The Fronhof as a green space is not to be confused with the street Fronhof, which is located a little further west by the Hofgarten.
13. Evangelische Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche
The Evangelical Lutheran Holy Cross Church in Augsburg was built in the 16th century from the extension of a former chapel. After the demolition of this church in 1630, the church was rebuilt from 1652 to 1653 in the style of an Protestant preaching church of the Early Baroque, and in the following eight decades, it was equipped with numerous baroque paintings by important painters. It is the first Protestant church building in the city. As a monument, it is entered in the Bavarian Monument List.
The Augsburg Nature Museum is operated by the city of Augsburg and is located in the "Augusta Arcaden" in the northern old town. The focus of the exhibitions from the fields of geology, mineralogy, botany, zoology and paleontology is the molasse, a landing layer consisting of weathering rubble that constitutes the underground of a large part of the Alpine foothills and southern Germany. The Augsburg Natural History Museum is the only one in Germany that specializes in this area.
15. Wasserwerk am Hochablass
The waterworks at the high drainage, also called drinking waterworks on Neubach, is the first waterworks built in Augsburg to promote and prepare drinking water. At that time it formed the foundation for modern, hygienic central drinking water supply in the Augsburg city area. After decommissioning in 2007, it serves the Augsburg municipal utilities as a hydropower plant for electricity generation, technology museum and information center for the Augsburg drinking water supply.
The Hochablass is a weir in the Lech, which lies in the eastern part of Augsburg. The Hauptstadtbach branches off from the western part of the weir, which is led from here to Augsburg's old town, where it flows through the Lechviertel in many canals together with the water of the Lochbach. It is an important part of Augsburg's historic water management and was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List on 6 July 2019 as part of Augsburg's water management system.
The five -gratteur is a defensive tower in Augsburg. It was built in 1454 as part of the eastern city fortifications of Augsburg around the Jakobervorstadt. It has been isolated since the demolition of this part of the city wall in 1867/68. It was specially built for the so -called shards - patrols, which ensured that the Augsburgers could sleep calmly. The tower was renovated in 1948 and 1973/74. He is under monument protection.
18. Synagoge Kriegshaber
The Synagogue Kriegshaber is the oldest preserved synagogue in Bavarian Swabia. For almost three hundred years, it formed the center of the Jewish community in Kriegshaber, a formerly independent place at the gates of the free imperial city, now a district of Augsburg. The profaned church is located at Ulmer Straße 228 and has been a branch of the Jewish Culture Museum Augsburg-Swabia since its renovation in 2011–2014.
19. St. Ulrich
The Evangelical St. Ulrichs Church is a parish church in Augsburg, which is located right next to the Catholic basilica of St. Ulrich and Afra. This ensemble of the two places of worship, which form a structural unit very much and standing in the right angle to each other, is unique in its own way. The Heilig-Geist-Kapelle in the Heilig-Geist-Hospital also belongs to the parish of the Evangelical St. Ulrichs Church.
The Evangelical Barfüßerkirche in the old town of Augsburg was built by the Franciscans (barefooters) in the 13th century. After its extensive destruction in World War II, it was partially rebuilt. The towerless church building, which is mainly consisting of the former choir, protrudes from the tangle of the narrow streets and simple gable houses and looks straight and accurate in its strict form.
The Fuggerei Museum deals with the history of the Augsburg Fugerei. It was founded in 1957 and is located in Middle Gasse 13 and 14. In addition to a permanent exhibition, it houses a historical museum apartment that shows life and living in the fugerei at the time of the early 19th century, and a modern show apartment. A World War II bunker has also been connected to the museum since 2008.
22. St. Thomas
St. Thomas is a Protestant church in Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany. It is located in the west of the city in the Kriegshaber district and was built in 1961 in the style of modernism. Its round bell tower, which can be seen from afar and is unique in Augsburg, is striking. The church and the adjoining former parish and rectory have been listed as historical monuments since 2003.
23. Katholische Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche
The Catholic Holy Cross Church is a Roman Catholic parish church in the southern German city of Augsburg, Bavaria. While its history dates back to 1143 when a hospice with a chapel was constructed on the site, the present church in the Gothic style was built by Provost Vitus Fackler in 1508. After bombing damage in the Second World War, rebuilding work was completed in 1949.
The urban career is a small green area in the city center of Augsburg. It is located in the Bahnhofsviertel on the street on the old inlet and, together with several surrounding historical buildings, forms an urban development that is under ensemble protection. From the green area created at the beginning of the 19th century, there is now only a smaller sub -area.
25. Benediktinerabtei St. Stephan
The St. Stephan monastery church in Augsburg is a former women's and today's Benedictine collegiate church. After the destruction in World War II, it was rebuilt in a simplified form until 1966. As a monument in the district of Bleich and Pfärrle, the church belonging to the St. Stephan monastery is entered in the Bavarian list of monuments.
26. Herz Jesu
The Catholic parish church of the Holy Heart of Jesus in the Augsburg district of Horssee-Süd is the largest Art Nouveau church of southern Germany. The church building association was founded in 1892, and the foundation stone was laid in 1907. The consecration of the church took place on May 29, 1910 by Bishop Maximilian von Lingg.
The armoury in the old town of Augsburg was built between 1602 and 1607 by Elias Holl. The designs for the façade – which, depending on the author, can be assigned either to the Renaissance or to the Baroque, but most accurately to the transitional style of Mannerism – were designed by Joseph Heintz.
28. St. Gallus
The Church of St. Gallus, also known as the Gallus Church, is a Romanesque building in Augsburg and probably the oldest surviving church in Augsburg. The church, which is also known as a chapel because of its small size, is an architectural monument that is registered in the Bavarian list of monuments.
29. TIM Staatliches Textil- und Industriemuseum
The Augsburg textile and industry museum, known by its acronym tim, is a museum in Augsburg a city in the south-west of Bavaria, Germany. It is situated in the Augsburger Kammgarnspinnerei, a former worsted spinning mill. The museum is an Anchor point on the European Route of Industrial Heritage.
The Köpfhaus is a three-storey corner house in the city centre of Augsburg, which is a listed building. It is located at Fuggerplatz 9 and consists of various houses that have been united into one building over the centuries. The oldest parts of the head house date back to the 14th century.
31. Großer Wasserturm
The water towers in Augsburg are monuments of Augsburg's historic water management. Of the preserved water towers in Augsburg, four have been part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site “Augsburg Water Management System” since 2019. One of them is considered the oldest water tower in Germany.
The Gate of Jacober, dating back to the 14th century, is one of five still existing Augsburg gates and forms the eastern end of the Jacober Vorstadt. It was originally part of the city wall. Of this, only a small piece is reconstructed towards the north, so that the gate is largely free.
33. Trinkbrunnen Senkelbach
The fountain on Bourges-Platz in Augsburg was built around 1900 and is registered as a monument in the Bavarian list of monuments. It is one of the last public drinking water fountain in the urban area from this time. These cast iron fountains were once represented numerous in Augsburg.
34. Kurhaus Göggingen
The Kurhaustheater Göggingen, called Volksmund Kurhaus, was designed on behalf of Hofrat Friedrich Hessing by the architect Jean Keller and built in Göggingen in 1885-1886. It is the only surviving multifunction theater in glass and cast iron construction from the Wilhelminian era.
35. St. Peter und Paul
The Catholic parish church of St. Peter and Paul in the Oberhausen district of Augsburg is one of the oldest churches in Augsburg. After the destruction of the Second World War, it was rebuilt in a simplified form. The church is registered as a monument to the Bavarian monument list.
The Herculesbrunnen in Maximilianstrasse is one of the three magnificent fountains in Augsburg alongside the Augustusbrunnen and Merkurbrunnen. It was created in 1596–1600 by Adriaen de Vries in the style of the Renaissance. His main character represents the Greek demigod Hercules.
The MAN Museum is a Technical and Transport Museum in Augsburg and is supported and maintained by MAN SE, MAN Diesel & Turbo SE and manroland AG. Its 1,800 m² exhibition is dedicated to the history and technical developments of the group of companies, which originated here in 1840.
38. Kunstmuseum Walter
The Kunstmuseum Walter is a privately run museum in Augsburg, Germany. It is located in the Glass Palace and shows modern and contemporary art. The owner of the collection and at the same time the namesake of the museum, which opened in 2002, is the building contractor Ignaz Walter.
39. Schloss Wellenburg
Wellenburg Castle, also known as Fugger Castle, is located on a wooded spur of land high above the valley of the Wertach, is a neo-Gothic castle in the district of Augsburg-Bergheim. It has been inhabited by the Fugger-Babenhausen family since 1595 and is not open to the public.
40. St. Georg
The Catholic parish church of St. Georg is located in the north of the old town of Augsburg, in the lower town in the Georgs and Kreuzviertel. It is the former collegiate church of the Augustinian canon foundation St. Georg, which was dissolved during the secularization period.
41. Jewish Museum Augsburg Swabia
The Jewish Museum Augsburg Swabia was opened in 1985 under the name "Jewish Cultural Museum Augsburg-Swabia". At that time, it was the first independent Jewish Museum in the Federal Republic of Germany. In November 2018, the museum was renamed "Jewish Museum Augsburg Swabia".
42. St. Sebastian
Until 2008, the monastery of St. Sebastian was a Capuchin monastery in Augsburg-Oberhausen on the right bank of the Wertach. It is surrounded on three sides by the factory premises of the mechanical engineering company MAN, and on the fourth side it borders Sebastianstraße.
The craftsman fountain on Georg-Käß-Platz in Augsburg-Haunstetten was created by Christian Angerbauer in 1972, in the year of Haunstetten's incorporation to Augsburg. It forms the center of a small green area, which was created in 1971 by demolishing a former blacksmith.
The Heilig-Geist-Kapelle in Augsburg is located in the Heilig-Geist-Hospital in Spitalgasse right next to the upper fountain master house at the Red Gate. It is also known as a hospital chapel. It is a monument in the Augsburg-Gechviertel district, eastern Ulrichsviertel.
45. Augsburger Kahnfahrt
The Augsburg barge is a leisure facility with a restaurant and beer garden in Augsburg. The privately hand -based boat rental has a tradition that extends into the 19th century and uses the water areas of the city grave in the historic Augsburg district of Jakoberstadt.
46. St. Martin
St. Martin is a Roman Catholic parish church in the north of the Augsburg district of Oberhausen, Germany. It belongs to the Deanery of Augsburg II of the Diocese of Augsburg. The three-nave basilica with a recessed choir is protected as an architectural monument.
47. Kleiner Goldener Saal
48. St. Georg und Michael
St. George and Michael is a Roman Catholic parish church in the center of the Augsburg district of Göggingen. The church is protected as a listed building and registered with the number D-7-61-000-555. Adjacent is the Evangelical Trinity Church.
49. Wertachbrucker Tor
The Wertachbrucker Tor is located on the edge of Augsburg's old town and used to be part of the medieval city wall as a passageway. Today, it serves primarily as a representative building for the carpenters' guild as well as a venue for events.
The Augsburg Freedom Movement was a group of Augsburg citizens that formed in the last weeks of World War II. They achieved a non-violent, non-violent surrender of the city to the advancing U.S. troops without further casualties and war damage.
51. Oberes Brunnenmeisterhaus
The upper fountain master's house in Augsburg, also known as the "House at the Fishes", served as the official residence of the Augsburg fountain masters. Today it is part of the historic waterworks at the Red Gate, which is a listed building.
52. Dominikanerkloster Heilig-Kreuz
The Heilig Kreuz monastery is a former Augustinian canon monastery in Augsburg in Bavaria in the Diocese of Augsburg. It has been a Dominican monastery since 1936. The Catholic and Evangelical Holy Cross Church are also located on the site.
The cathedral fountain in Augsburg is located in the south of the east choir of the Augsburg Cathedral on the cathedral square and consists of a group of figures of the three diocese patrons Bishop Ulrich, St. Afra and Bischof Simpert.
54. Gaswerk Augsburg
The Weberhaus is the former Weber guild house in Augsburg. The historicizing building, which was built in 1913, replaced a late Gothic predecessor building at about the same place. It is located in the city center on Moritzplatz.
The Kastenturm, also called a hospital tower, is a water tower in Augsburg and a monument to Augsburg's historical water management. It is located at the Heilig-Geist-Hospital, which is adjacent to the waterworks at the red gate.
57. St. Margareth
The church of St. Margareth in Augsburg is a former monastery church of the Dominican women and is used today by the Priestly Brotherhood of St. Peter. The church is a monument, which is registered in the Bavarian monument list.
The Hofgarten is a green space in the old town of Augsburg, Germany. It is part of the former prince-bishop's residence, which was rebuilt in the 18th century and was built between 1739 and 1744 by Johann Caspar Bagnato.
The Mechanische Baumwollspinnerei und Weberei is a cotton mill in Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany. It was founded in 1837 and was considered one of the oldest textile manufacturing companies in Germany. It was closed in 1989.
60. St. Peter am Perlach
St. Peter am Perlach or Perlach-Church is a romanesque Catholic church in the center of Augsburg (Bavaria). The tower of the church, the Perlachturm, is together with the Augsburg Town Hall the landmark of Augsburg.
61. Freilichtbühne Augsburg
The Augsburg ski museum is located in the Augsburg textile district and deals with the history and development of modern skiing. It exhibits different historical and contemporary exhibits on an area of 300 m².
63. Pferseer Schlössle
The Pferdsee Castle is located in the Augsburg district of Pfersee. It is a three -storey saddle building with stair gables, four round corner towers and a round tower on the western front of the building.
64. St. Thaddäus
The Catholic parish church of St. Thaddäus is located on the corner of Reinöhl-/Ulmer Straße in the Kriegshaber (New Warriors) district at the Augsburg-Oberhausen station opposite Keller & Knappich.
65. St. Severin
St. Severin in Augsburg is a Gothic religious building from the 13th century. The chapel, which served as the prison church of the Augsburg prison until 2016, is protected as an architectural monument.
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