54 Sights in Augsburg, Germany (with Map and Images)

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1. St. Moritz

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St Moritz in Augsburg is a Catholic parish church, formerly the College Church of St Moritz College, which was dissolved due to secularization. It was originally in memory of Bishop Bruno, brother of Emperor Henry II. After being destroyed during the Second World War, it was rebuilt in simplified form between 1946 and 1950. As a monument, it is protected.

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2. Augsburg Synagogue

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The Augsburg Synagogue serves as a religious center for the Jewish community in Augsburg. For example, the Jewish Community of Augsburg-Swabia 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 Reichspogromnacht and the later 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 Cultural Museum Augsburg-Swabia.

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3. Glaspalast

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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 and Weaving Mill Augsburg (SWA). It is located on Otto-Lindenmeyer-Straße, named after SWA's first great manager. 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 mill shed halls of the plant was permitted. This new development area is now referred to as Aumühle, whereby the former factory name lives on.

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4. St. Anton

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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 blank brick building with a two-tower façade, is located directly next to the Wittelsbacher Park and attracts attention with 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 building. The building, which was undamaged during the Second World War, is now an architectural monument.

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5. Leopold-Mozart-Haus

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The Leopold-Mozart-Haus Augsburg is a museum in Augsburg, Germany. It is located in a 17th-century craftsman's house where Leopold Mozart, the father of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, was born in 1719. Since 1937, an exhibition and memorial to the history of the Mozart family in Augsburg has been set up in the house. Until 2018, the museum was called "Mozarthaus Augsburg". 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 curved gable. In the 19th century, the house underwent changes. It is a listed building.

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6. Kongress am Park

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Kongress am Park N. Liesz / CC BY-SA 3.0 de

Kongress am Park is an event site in Augsburg, Germany. It is located in the northeast of Wittelsbach Park and opened in 1972. The multifunctional venue is used as a conference center, sales exhibition, concert and other cultural activities. Since 2009, the hall is managed by Kongresshalle Augsburg Betriebs GmbH and sold by Regio Augsburg Tourismus GmbH. This multi-storey building complex is listed in the Bavarian Historic Site List and is one of the "important buildings of postwar modernism" in Augsburg.

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7. Erhard-Wunderlich-Sporthalle

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The Erhard-Wunderlich-Sporthalle is an indoor sporting arena in Augsburg, Germany. The listed building is located on the southern edge of Wittelsbach Park and was built between 1963 and 1965 at a cost of around DM 3.95 million. It is the first large hall built in Augsburg after the Second World War. Since 2012, the former Augsburg sports hall has been officially named "Erhard-Wunderlich-Sporthalle" in honour of the Augsburg-born national handball player Erhard Wunderlich (1956–2012).

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8. Naturmuseum

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The Naturmuseum Augsburg 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 layer of soil consisting of weathering debris that forms the subsoil 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.

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9. Fünfgratturm

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The Fünfgratturm is a fortified tower in Augsburg, Germany. 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 built especially for the so-called Scharwächter – patrols that ensured that the Augsburgers could sleep peacefully. In 1948 and 1973/74 the tower was renovated. It is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Fünfgratturm (DE)

10. Burggrafenturm

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Burggrafenturm is a building in the former Bishop City of Augsburg. Built on the ruins of the Roman colony, the Anglican city consists of a castle-like complex with the Cathedral, Fronhof, and the Anglican Palatinate. The tower was built in 1507 by Bishop Henry IV. After Lichtenau was rebuilt, Burgrave lived as the top official of Castle Town. This formerly important office was established in the 15th century Imperial City Court Order.

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11. Synagoge Kriegshaber

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The Kriegshaber synagogue is the oldest existing synagogue in Swabia, Bavaria. For nearly three hundred years it has been the center of the Jewish community of Kriegshaber, formerly an independent place, just outside the gates of the Liberty Imperial City and now a borough of Augsburg. The blasphemous church, located at 228 Ulmerstrassen, has been an annex to the Augsburg-Swabia Museum of Jewish Culture since its 2011-2014 renovation.

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12. Barfüßerkirche

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The Protestant Barfüßerkirche in the old town of Augsburg was built in the 13th century by the Franciscans (Barfüßern). After its extensive destruction in the Second World War, it was rebuilt in parts simplified. The towerless church building, which mainly consists of the former choir, protrudes from the maze of narrow streets and simple gabled houses and appears straight and accurate in its strict form.

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13. Fuggereimuseum

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The Fuggerei Museum deals with the history of the Augsburg Fuggerei. It was founded in 1957 and is located at Mittlerer Gasse 13 and 14. In addition to a permanent exhibition, it houses a historic museum apartment, which shows life and living in the Fuggerei at the time of the early 19th century, as well as a modern show apartment. Since 2008, a World War II bunker has also been attached to the museum.

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14. Jewish Museum Augsburg Swabia

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Jewish Museum Augsburg Swabia Alois Wüst / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Jewish Museum Augsburg Schwaben was established in 1985 under the name "Jewish Cultural Museum Augsburg-Swabia" in the west wing of the Augsburg Synagogue, which was built between 1914 and 1917 in Halderstraße. After being misused during the Nazi era, the building was renovated between 1972 and 1985. In 1985, the museum was the first independent Jewish museum in the Federal Republic of Germany.

Wikipedia: Jüdisches Kulturmuseum Augsburg-Schwaben (DE)

15. Schaezlerpalais

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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 survives intact. it is widely regarded as the most artistically significant Rococo ballroom in Germany. Carl Albert von Lespilliez was the architect of the Schaezlerpalais.

Wikipedia: Schaezlerpalais (EN)

16. Augsburg Cathedral

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The Cathedral of Augsburg is a Roman Catholic church in Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany, founded in the 11th century in Romanesque style, but with 14th-century Gothic additions. Together with the Basilica of St. Ulrich and Afra, it is one of the city's main attractions. It measures 113 x 40 m, and its towers are 62 m high. It is dedicated to the Visitation of Virgin Mary.

Wikipedia: Augsburg Cathedral (EN)

17. Benediktinerabtei St. Stephan

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The Klosterkirche St. Stephan in Augsburg is a former convent church and today's Benedictine collegiate church. After being destroyed in the Second World War, it was rebuilt in a simplified form until 1966. As a monument in the borough of Bleich and Pfärrle, the church belonging to the monastery of St. Stephan is registered in the Bavarian list of monuments.

Wikipedia: St. Stephan (Augsburg) (DE)

18. Maximilianmuseum

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The Maximilian Museum is a large, public museum housed in a palatial building erected in 1546 in Augsburg, Germany. It houses a notable collection of decorative arts. Augsburg was the leading German center of sculpture, painting, and, especially, of fine work in gold in silver from the late Middle Ages until the modern period.

Wikipedia: Maximilianmuseum (EN)

19. Herz Jesu

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The Catholic parish church Heiligstes Herz Jesu in Augsburg's Pfersee-Süd district is the largest Art Nouveau church in southern Germany. The church building association was founded in 1892 and the foundation stone was laid in 1907. The church was consecrated on 29 May 1910 by Bishop Maximilian von Lgg.

Wikipedia: Herz-Jesu-Kirche (Augsburg) (DE)

20. Stadtpflegeranger

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Stadtpflegeranger is a small green space in the heart of Augsburg. It is located in the Bahnhofsviertel of Straße am Alten Einnäs and, together with several historic buildings surrounding it, forms a protected urban complex. == Reference ==== External Link==*http://www.statistics.sk/mosmis/eng/run.html

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21. TIM Staatliches Textil- und Industriemuseum

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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.

Wikipedia: Augsburg textile and industry museum (EN)

22. Zeughaus

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Zeughaus Karlheinz Meyer / CC-BY-SA-3.0

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 either still be assigned to the Renaissance or Baroque, but most accurately to the transitional style of Mannerism – are by Joseph Heintz.

Wikipedia: Augsburger Zeughaus (DE)

23. St. Peter und Paul

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The Catholic parish church of St. Peter and Paul in the Augsburg district of Oberhausen is one of the oldest churches in Augsburg. After being destroyed in World War II, it was rebuilt in a simplified form. The church is registered as an architectural monument in the Bavarian list of monuments.

Wikipedia: St. Peter und Paul (Augsburg-Oberhausen) (DE)

24. MAN-Museum

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The MAN Museum is a technology 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 primarily dedicated to the history and technical developments of the group of companies, which originated here in 1840.

Wikipedia: MAN-Museum (DE)

25. Köpfhaus

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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 over the centuries into one building. The oldest parts of the head house date back to the 14th century.

Wikipedia: Köpfhaus (DE)

26. Großer Wasserturm

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The water towers in Augsburg are monuments from Augsburg's historical water management. Of the water towers in Augsburg obtained, four have been part of the "Augsburg Water Management System" UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2019. One of them is considered the oldest water tower in Germany.

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27. Trinkbrunnen Senkelbach

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The fountain at 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 wells in the city from this time. Once these cast-iron fountains were represented in Augsburg in large numbers.

Wikipedia: Brunnen am Bourges-Platz (DE)

28. Heilig-Geist-Kapelle

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The Holy Spirit Chapel in Augsburg is located in the Heilig-Geist-Spital in the Spitalgasse directly next to the upper Brunnenmeisterhaus at the Red Gate. It is also known as the hospital chapel. It is a listed building in the borough of Augsburg-Lechviertel, eastern Ulrichsviertel.

Wikipedia: Heilig-Geist-Kapelle (Augsburg) (DE)

29. Augsburger Kahnfahrt

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Augsburger Kahnfahrt Regio Augsburg Tourismus GmbH, Fotograf: Christine Pemsl / CC BY-SA 3.0 de

The Augsburger Kahnfahrt is a leisure facility with restaurant and beer garden in Augsburg. The privately owned boat rental company has a tradition dating back to the 19th century and uses the water surfaces of the city moat in the historic Augsburg district of Jakobervorstadt.

Wikipedia: Augsburger Kahnfahrt (DE)

30. Jakobertor

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The Jakobertor from the 14th century is one of five still existing Augsburg city gates and forms the eastern end of the Jakobervorstadt. It was originally part of the city walls. Of this, only a small piece has been reconstructed to the north, so that the gate is largely free.

Wikipedia: Jakobertor (DE)

31. Kurhaus Göggingen

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Kurhaus Göggingen Reinhold Wimmer (info: S.wimmer) / CC BY-SA 2.5

The Kurhaus Göggingen was designed and built by the architect Jean Keller from 1885 to 1886 on behalf of Hofrat Friedrich Hessing. It contains the Parktheater Augsburg, the only preserved multifunctional theater in glass and cast iron construction from the Wilhelminian era.

Wikipedia: Kurhaus Göggingen (DE)

32. Goldener Saal

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Goldener Saal Allie_Caulfield from Germany / CC BY 2.0

The Goldener Saal is a ceremonial room in the 3rd floor of Augsburg Town Hall, which is famous for its ceiling paintings, murals, and golden wall decoration. It was finished in 1643 and is one of the most important cultural monuments of the late Renaissance.

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33. St. Georg und Michael

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St. Georg und Michael is a Roman Catholic parish church in the centre of the Augsburg district of Göggingen. The church is protected as an architectural monument and registered with the number D-7-61-000-555. Adjacent is the Evangelical Trinity Church.

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34. St. Sebastian

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Until 2008, St. Sebastian's Abbey was a Capuchin monastery in Augsburg-Oberhausen Rechts der Wertach. It is surrounded on three sides by the factory premises of the mechanical engineering company MAN, on the fourth side it borders on Sebastianstraße.

Wikipedia: Kloster St. Sebastian (Augsburg) (DE)

35. Kunstmuseum Walter

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Kunstmuseum Walter is a private museum in Augsburg, Germany. It is located in a glass palace and displays modern and contemporary art. The owner of the series, and the name of the museum that opened in 2002, is construction contractor Ignaz Walter.

Wikipedia: Kunstmuseum Walter (DE)

36. St. Martin

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St. Martin is a Roman Catholic parish church in the northern Oberhausen district of Augsburg. It is part of the Diocese of Augsburg II in the Diocese of Augsburg. The cathedral with three naves and an indented choir are protected as monuments.

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37. Kapitulation

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The Augsburg Freedom Movement was a group of Augsburg citizens that formed in the last weeks of World War II. They achieved a non-combatant, non-violent handover of the city to the advancing US troops without further casualties and war damage.

Wikipedia: Augsburger Freiheitsbewegung (DE)

38. Kleiner Goldener Saal

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Kleiner Goldener Saal Wahlunterricht Stadt- und Regionalgeschichte am Rudolf-Diesel-Gymnasium / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Kleine Goldene Saal is a late Baroque banquet hall at the former San Salvador Jesuit College in Augsburg, located at Jesuitengasse 12, north of the cathedral. Don't confuse the small golden hall with the golden hall of Fugel Town Hall.

Wikipedia: Kleiner Goldener Saal (DE)

39. Gaswerk Augsburg

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Gaswerk Augsburg Oliver Frühschütz (= User Gaswerk Augsburg, www.gaswerk-augsburg.de) / Attribution

The Augsburg gasworks was put into operation at the end of 1915 in the Augsburg district of Oberhausen. Since 2001, the entire gasworks with the gas boiler – a disc gas container formerly operated at low pressure – has been shut down.

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40. Georgsbrunnen

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Georgsbrunnen Peter Bubenik / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Georgsbrunnen in Augsburg is dedicated to Saint George. Like so many fountains in the city's history, it has often changed its location. Since 1993 it has been located opposite the Stadtmetzg at the lower end of the Perlachberg.

Wikipedia: Georgsbrunnen (Augsburg) (DE)

41. Wertachbrucker Tor

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The Wertachbrucker Tor is located on the edge of Augsburg's old town and was formerly part of the medieval city wall as a passageway. Today it serves mainly the carpenters' guild as a representative building and as an event venue.

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42. St. Thaddäus

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The Catholic parish church St. Thaddäus is located at the corner of Reinoehl/Ulmer Stra betae in the Kriegshaber (Neukriegshaber) district of Augsburg, near the Augsburg-Oberhausen railway station and opposite Keller & Knappich.

Wikipedia: St. Thaddäus (Augsburg-Kriegshaber) (DE)

43. Weberhaus

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The Weberhaus is the former Weber guild house in Augsburg. The historicizing building, which was built in 1913, replaced a late Gothic predecessor building in about the same place. It is located in the city center on Moritzplatz.

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44. Dominikanerkirche

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The former Dominican church of San Magdalena in Augsburg, also known as Predigerkirche, is the last remnant of the secular Dominican monastery destroyed during World War II. It is listed in the list of Bavarian historical sites.

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45. Oberes Brunnenmeisterhaus

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The upper fountain master's house in Augsburg, also called the "Haus bei den Fischen", served as the official residence of the Augsburg fountain masters. Today it is part of the listed historic waterworks at the Red Gate.

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46. Fabrikschloss

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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.

Wikipedia: Mechanische Baumwollspinnerei und Weberei Augsburg (EN)

47. Kastenturm

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The Kastenturm, also called Spitalturm, is a water tower in Augsburg and a monument to Augsburg's historic water management. It is located at the Holy Spirit Hospital, which is adjacent to the waterworks at the Red Gate.

Wikipedia: Kastenturm (Augsburg) (DE)

48. Kulturhaus Kresslesmühle

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Kulturhaus Kresslesmühle is an urban song and dance theater in Lechviertel, Augsburg, with educational centers and cuisine. This building, which is listed in the Bavarian Historic Site List, is a former water mill.

Wikipedia: Kulturhaus Kresslesmühle (DE)

49. St. Peter am Perlach

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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.

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50. Vogeltor

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The Vogeltor in Augsburg is part of the former city wall and formerly served as an entrance to the Jakobervorstadt, which is located in the area of today's planning area Augsburg-Innenstadt (Augsburg city centre).

Wikipedia: Vogeltor (DE)

51. St. Margareth

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The Church of St. Margareth in Augsburg is a former monastery church of the Dominican women and is now used by the St. Petrus priesthood. The church is a monument that is entered in the Bavarian list of monuments.

Wikipedia: St. Margareth (Augsburg) (DE)

52. Hofgarten

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The Hofgarten is a green area in the old town of Augsburg. 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.

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53. Freilichtbühne Augsburg

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The open-air stage at the Red Gate is one of the most renowned open-air stages in Germany. With the Red Gate, the ramparts and the Holy Spirit Hospital in the background, it has a picturesque medieval backdrop.

Wikipedia: Freilichtbühne (Augsburg) (DE)

54. Skimuseum

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Augsburg Ski Museum is located in Augsburg Textile District, dedicated to the history and development of modern skiing. It displays various historical and contemporary exhibits in an area of 300 square meters.

Wikipedia: Skimuseum Augsburg (DE)

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