Visit Augsburg's top attractions in this 1.7 hour itinerary. Goldener Saal, Altes Stadtbad, Perlachturm and all other sights were never that easy to visit in this well planned 1.7 hour Augsburg itinerary.
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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.Read more
The Goldener Saal (Golden Hall) is a ceremonial room in the 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. In 1944 the Town Hall and the Goldener Saal were destroyed by an air raid and were reconstructed after the war.Read more
The 70-metre-tall Perlachturm is a tower in the central district of Augsburg, Germany. Originally built as a watchtower in the 10th century, it is nowadays part of an ensemble with the City Hall of Augsburg, a landmark of the Reichsstadt. == Name == The exact origin of the name "Perlachturm" is unknown, with several different theories attempting to explain it. Of the three constituent parts of the name, "Per," "lach" and "turm," only the latter presents no controversy and means "Tower." The conventional wisdom holds that the first two parts originated from the medieval fairs involving bears on the central square. In Old High German, Per means bear and lach describes a show, or fair.Read more