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

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Here you can find interesting sights in Augsburg, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 31 sights are available in Augsburg, Germany.

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1. Synagoge Augsburg

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Augsburg Synagogue is the religious center of the Jewish community in Augsburg. So the Jewish community of Augsburg-Swabia celebrates the Sabbath there every Friday night and Saturday morning. Built between 1914 and 1917 and designed by architects Fritz Landauer and Heinrich Lömpel, the synagogue is located at Halderstraße near Königsplatz. The synagogue in Augsburg was also affected by Reichspogromnacht and later Allied airstrikes. It was not until 1963 that a small part of the synagogue was used by the congregation. Between 1974 and 1985, the synagogue was finally completely rebuilt. It is also home to the Augsburg-Swabia Museum of Jewish Culture since it reopened in 1985.

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2. St. Anton

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The Roman Catholic parish church of St. Anton in the Antonenviertel in Augsburg received the consecration of the church on May 26, 1927 by Auxiliary Bishop Karl Reth. The church, a blank brick building with a two -tower facade, is located right next to the Wittelsbacher Park and is noticeable due to its modern architecture and the unusual building material clinker. St. Anton is one of the important sacred buildings in Germany in the first half of the 20th century. The architect Michael Kurz even achieved international attention for the construction. The building, which was undamaged in the Second World War, is now a monument.

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3. St. Ulrich und Afra

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The Basilica of SS. Ulrich and Afra Is a Catholic parish in Augsburg, in Bavaria, which originated from the Roman tomb of St. Afra, which was martyred in 304. The building is a great example of Gothic architecture in Germany; In its interior it conserves three enormous and very precious altars of Renaissance ends considered a masterpiece of the German sculpture of the period. Its high bell tower with an "onion" dome, which dominates the city to the south, served as a prototype for the construction of numerous baroque towers of Bavaria.

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4. Naturmuseum

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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, which constitutes the substrate 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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5. St. Moritz

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St. Moritz in Augsburg is a Catholic parish church and the former collegiate church of the collegiate tin 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 reduced in a simplified form after the destruction in World War II from 1946 to 1950. It is protected as a monument.

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6. Barfüßerkirche

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The Protestant barefoot church in the historic center of Augsburg was built in the 13th century. It was built in the 15th century by the Franciscans (barefoot). After being widely destroyed in the Second World War, it was partially simplified and rebuilt. The towerless church, made up chiefly of former choirs, emerges from a maze of narrow alleys and simple gable houses, and appears straight and accurate in its rigorous form.

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7. Fuggereimuseum

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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.

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8. Jüdisches Museum Augsburg Schwaben

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Jüdisches Museum Augsburg Schwaben Alois Wüst / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Augsburg Swabian Jewish Museum was established in 1985 as "Augsburg-Swabian Jewish Culture Museum", located in the west wing of Augsburg Synagogue built in Halderstraße from 1914 to 1917. After being abused during Nazi times, the building was renovated between 1972 and 1985. In 1985, the museum was the first independent Jewish museum in the Federal Republic of Germany.

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9. Dom Mariä Heimsuchung

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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.

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10. Benediktinerabtei St. Stephan

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St. Stephen's Abbey Church in Augsburg is a former Abbey Church and is now a Benedictine Abbey Church. After being destroyed during the Second World War, it was rebuilt in simplified form until 1966. As a monument to the Bleich and Pfärrle districts, the church belonging to St. Stephen's Monastery is included in the Bavarian monument list.

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11. Maximilianmuseum

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Maximilianmuseum The original uploader was Wolpertinger at German Wikipedia. / CC-BY-SA-3.0

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.

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12. 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, constitutes a protected urban complex. = = reference = = = = external link = = * http://www. Statistics. SK/Mosmis/eng/run. Html

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13. Perlachturm

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The 70-metre-tall Perlachturm is a belltower in front of the church of St. Peter am Perlach in the central district of Augsburg, Germany. It originated as a watchtower in the 10th century. The existing Renaissance structure was built in the 1610s by Elias Holl, who also designed the neighbouring Town Hall.

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14. TIM Staatliches Textil- und Industriemuseum

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TIM Staatliches Textil- und Industriemuseum Befana / Public domain

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.

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15. Historische Wassertürme

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Augsburg's water tower is a monument to Augsburg's historic water management. Among 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 to be the oldest water tower in Germany.

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16. Herz Jesu

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The Catholic parish church in Pfersee-Süd district of Augsburg is the largest Art Nouveau church in southern Germany. In 1892, Kirchbauverein was founded and the foundation stone was laid in 1907. On May 16th, 1910, Bishop Maximilian, Bishop of Linger, appointed him Bishop.

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17. Heilig-Geist-Kapelle

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The Holy Spirit Chapel 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.

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18. Zeughaus

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Zeughaus Karlheinz Meyer / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The armory in the old town of Augsburg was built by Elias Holl from 1602 to 1607. The designs for the facade - depending on the author, either the Renaissance or the baroque, but most correctly assigned to the transitional style of mannerism - come from Joseph Heintz.

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19. 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 on behalf of Hofrat Friedrich Hessing 1885–1886 by architect Jean Keller. It contains the Parktheater Augsburg, the only preserved multifunction theater in glass and cast iron construction from the Wilhelminian era.

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20. 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.

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21. Kapitulation

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The Augsburg Freedom Movement was a group of Augsburg citizens formed in the final weeks of World War II. They achieved the handover of a city without fighting and violence to advancing U. S. forces, without further casualties and war devastation.

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22. Jakobertor

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Jacob Gate in the 14th century. It is one of the five existing gates of Augsburg, forming the eastern end of Jacob Wolstadt. It was originally part of the city wall. Only a fraction of that was rebuilt northward, so the gates were largely free.

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23. 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.

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24. Dombrunnen

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Dombrunnen Alois Wüst / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The cathedral fountain in Augsburg is located in the south of the east choir of Augsburg Cathedral on cathedral square and consists of a group of figures of the three bishopric patrons Bishop Ulrich, St. Afra and Bishop Simpert.

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25. St. Georg und Michael

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St. Georg and Michael is a Roman Catholic parish church in the heart of Augsburg's Göggingen district. The church is a protected monument with registration number D-7-61-000-555. Adjacent is the Protestant Trinity Church.

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26. Georgsbrunnen

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Georgsbrunnen Peter Bubenik / CC-BY-SA-3.0

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

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27. St. Margareth

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St Margaret's Church in Augsburg, a former convent church for Dominican nuns, is now used by the Pastoral Brotherhood of St Peter. This church is an architectural monument, which is listed in the Bavarian Monument List.

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28. 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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29. 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.

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30. Hofgarten

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The court garden is a green area in the old town of Augsburg. It is part of the former prince -bishop's residence converted in the 18th century and was created by Johann Caspar Bagnato between 1739 and 1744.

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31. Pferseer Schlössle

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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.

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