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Fuggerei

Jakoberstr. 26 | At the end of Vorderer Lech, 86152 Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 821 3198810
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The history of housing

The place is very nice and comfortable. One can walk throughout the streets calmy and take a glance... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2017
Jonathan A
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
A very interesting place

This was a great place to visit. There is a war time bunker here with interesting material. This... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2017
dreaminofnextholiday
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The world's oldest social settlement, this estate houses 200 impoverished Catholic tenants.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“live here” (12 reviews)
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Jakoberstr. 26 | At the end of Vorderer Lech, 86152 Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed October 1, 2017

The place is very nice and comfortable. One can walk throughout the streets calmy and take a glance of how is it like to be one of the residents entering the model house. The Fuggerei also tells a bit more of the events about WWII...More

Thank Jonathan A
Reviewed September 19, 2017

This was a great place to visit. There is a war time bunker here with interesting material. This social housing area is village like and has some interesting buildings. Two of the houses are open for visitors showing how it would have looked originally and...More

Thank dreaminofnextholiday
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

Fascinating place to visit. A lovely enclave in the heart of the city dedicated to the welfare of the elderly.

Thank Brian8008
Reviewed August 28, 2017

This place is like Nyboder in Copenhagen, except that the rent for the approved people is still only 0,80 EUR/Year. Really worth a visit

Thank joergenchansen
Reviewed August 25, 2017

At one stage in the distant past, Augsburg and not Munich was the capital of Bavaria. This place still embodies the historic appeal and gemutlichkeit.

Thank sateeshl2016
Reviewed August 16, 2017

This is very interesting, and if you take the city bus tour its included in the price, along with the gold room at the town hall, with a guide to tell you all about them

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Reviewed July 31, 2017

Augsburg was way ahead of the times back in the 1500's. This a fine example of it. The town was the "Paris and London" of the Middle Ages and the wealth of the Fugger family was immense. The Fuggers were very charitable, hence the "Fuggerei."...More

Thank oscargoKalamazoo
Reviewed July 22, 2017

Air Shelter build during World War II has been converted into a museum having audio visual shows , photographs and various weapons , safety eqpt etc used during World War - a sad reminder to the damages caused to the city and its resident. The...More

Thank Ashok P
Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

Must see when in Augsburg. Museum offers views of homes from centuries ago and homes the way they are today.

Thank SuzyLaidlaw
Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

A truly interesting place to visit, very beautiful and with an amazing history. The little museums on site are well laid out and you get a good feel for the history and modern day life of the Fuggerei

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