Old Town

Old Town, Regensburg: Address, Phone Number, Old Town Reviews: 4.5/5

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Eaton_Out
Greenville, SC380 contributions
Sep 2021
Regensburg was not bombed during WWII so the architecture is all original. This is a very walk-able city and a great place on the Danube to visit.
Written December 8, 2021
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WMcIl
15 contributions
Sep 2021
The most extant medieval city center north of the Alps, with the most splendid Gothic cathedral I've ever seen, Regensburg is an utterly charming destination that merits several days at least. Seat of the Holy Roman Empire's Diet (sort of a House of Lords), now an old cosmically buoyant and young ( university ) city, it's awash in history and enjoyable present.
Written October 15, 2021
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b037
Randalstown, UK318 contributions
Aug 2021
I think maybe the Unesco people forgot their glasses when they came to visit. It is quite standard a place in Central Europe and I'd not rush here.
Written August 4, 2021
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duck8to
Montville, NJ6,714 contributions
Oct 2020
Regensburg was an imperial Roman city in AD 179 and there is still some evidence of early roman influence. The Porta Practona is an example of Roman engineering. From 1663-1806, the city housed the Perpetual Diet of Regensburg under the auspices of the Holy Roman Empire. The center of AltStadt Regensburg is a UNESCO Heritage Site since 2014.

There are a number of important attractions in Regensburg including the Stone Bridge (1135-1148). The Teutonic Knights crossed this bridge on their way to the Holy Land to fight in the 2nd and 3rd crusades. The German gothic St. Peter's Cathedral (1275-1632) is also a must see when visiting the city. St. James (12th century), St. Ulrich (13th century) and Church Obermunster (1010 AD) are other examples of churches in the city. The Jacobster, medieval city gate, is still visible today, as is the Adler Apotheke (1630). The Spectaulum, medieval market) is right over the Stone Bridge. This is where you will find the famous "Wursthaus restaurant". The 14th century Old Town Hall *Rathaus" is an important landmark of the city as well.

Regensburg also features a Botanischer Garten. Regensburg University, historical museum, Regensburg Theater (1804) and the Regensburg Domspatzen. There are a number of important historical people born in Regensburg. Two important people are Pope Benedict XVI and Johannes Kepler (1610). We know the name Kepler from the Kelper Telescope.
Written May 2, 2021
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Sam
Nuremberg, Germany11,215 contributions
Sep 2020 • Couples
Beautiful old town. Loved how small it is. Easy to walk around. Lot of restaurants and some great hotels to stay as well
Written September 29, 2020
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David P
Fayetteville, NC164 contributions
Sep 2020
I went to see the Old Bridge but, was pleasantly surprised to find a fantastic Regensburg Old town. Park outside the city or close and walk in, there you will find walking and biking is the best way to see the city. There are many ice cream shops, restaurants, tourists sites. If you want to stop and just take-in the views do it by the Old Bridge overlooking the Donau river. Great for kids, families, or romantic walk with the one you love.
Written September 7, 2020
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Zoltan L
Berlin, Germany678 contributions
Jul 2020
Its location by the river and high number of university students makes this a surprisingly vibrant and charming city. Lots of narrow streets with hidden away shops, bars and restaurants.
Written July 26, 2020
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rob n
Hoofddorp, The Netherlands129 contributions
Jul 2020
A reakl positive experience to see Regensburg Old Town area incl the bridge and Donau river. For us the perfect stop on our road trip but it is worth to come back as well
Written July 9, 2020
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Esther P
Issaquah, WA12 contributions
Mar 2020
Beautiful city, great walking, shopping, restaurants. Beautiful cathedrals, markets. Enjoyable and romantic!
Written March 4, 2020
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Anne C
Mahwah, NJ1,246 contributions
Dec 2019
We did a walking tour of Old Town as an excursion with our river cruise. One of the coolest things was that there are still structures here from the Roman times in addition to "newer" structures from the 12th-16th centuries. If you like cathedrals, there's a huge Gothic cathedral dominating a nice central square. There are lots of little shops up and down the narrow cobblestone streets. Unlike a lot of German towns, Regensburg sustained very little WWII damage, so you get a real "old town" experience.
Written January 26, 2020
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