Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #10 in Augsburg, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 3.1 km
Ascend 26 m
Descend 27 m

Experience Augsburg in Germany in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in AugsburgIndividual Sights in Augsburg

Sight 1: St. Thomas

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St. Thomas is a Protestant church in the Bavarian city of Augsburg, Germany. It is located in the west of the city in the Kriegshaber district and was built in 1961 in the modern style. 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 parsonage have been listed since 2003.

Wikipedia: St.-Thomas-Kirche (Augsburg) (DE), Website

611 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 2: Zweigstelle Jüdisches Kulturmuseum

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Zweigstelle Jüdisches Kulturmuseum Alois Wüst / CC BY-SA 3.0

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, it was renamed "Jewish Museum Augsburg Swabia".

Wikipedia: Jüdisches Kulturmuseum Augsburg-Schwaben (DE), Website

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Sight 3: Synagoge Kriegshaber

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The Kriegshaber Synagogue is the oldest surviving 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, today a district of Augsburg. The profaned church is located at Ulmer Straße 228 and has been a branch of the Jewish Cultural Museum Augsburg-Swabia since its renovation in 2011–2014.

Wikipedia: Synagoge Kriegshaber (DE)

1764 meters / 21 minutes

Sight 4: Gaswerk Augsburg

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Gaswerk Augsburg Oliver Frühschütz (= User Gaswerk Augsburg, / 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 tank formerly operated at low pressure – has been shut down.

Wikipedia: Gaswerk Augsburg (DE), Website

723 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 5: St. Peter und Paul

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The Roman Catholic parish church of St. Peter and Paul in the Augsburg district of Oberhausen is one of the oldest churches in Augsburg. After its destruction in the Second World War, 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)


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