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is an independent city in the south-west of Bavaria.
The College town is home of
the Regierungsbezirk Schwaben and also of the Bezirk Schwaben and the Bezirk
Augsburg. 1906 Augsburg became Großstadt and is nowadays with more
than 264,000 citizens the third-largest city in Bavaria. Only Munich and
Nuremberg are larger.
The name of the city dated
from the roman settlement Augusta Vindelicorum, it was founded by the roman
emperor Augustus 15 bc as castra. Therefore the "Fuggerstadt" is the second
oldest city in Germany after Trier.
The Town Hall, built in 1620
in Renaissance style
Perlachturm, a bell tower built
Fuggerei (see above)
Bishop's Residence, built about
1750 in order to replace the older bishop palace; today the administrative
seat of Swabia
Cathedral, founded in the 9th
Augsburger Puppenkiste, a very
famous marionette theater
Eiskanal, the world's first
artificial whitewater course (venue for the whitewater events of the 1972
Dorint Hotel Tower
Der Goldene Saal
St. Ulrich and St. AfraŚ one
church is Roman Catholic, the other Lutheran, the duality a result of the
Peace of Augsburg concluded in 1555 between Catholics and Protestants
Mozarthaus Augsburg (The composer's
father, Leopold Mozart was born there and Mozart visited on several occasions)
Childhood home of Bertolt Brecht
HOTELS IN AUGSBURG, BAVARIA, GERMANY
browsing hotels in Augsburg
Hotel Zeller Augsburg
Best Hotel Zeller is located
in central Koenigsbrunn and local attractions include Golf Augsburg and
Rosenaustadion. Dining options at Best Hotel Zeller include a restaurant
and a bar/lounge. Room service is available during limited hours. Recreational
amenities include a sauna and a steam room. This 3.5-star property offers
secretarial services, limo/town car service, and audio-visual equipment.
Complimentary wireless and wired high-speed Internet access is available
in public areas. Guest parking is complimentary. Additional property amenities
include multilingual staff and laundry facilities. This is a smoke-free
property. A total renovation of this property was completed in August 2010.
an der Kongresshalle Augsburg
Located connected to the
convention center, this business-friendly Augsburg hotel is close to Rosenaustadion.
nearby attraction is Stadttheater. Dining options at Dorint an der Kongresshalle
Augsburg include a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available.
Recreational amenities include a sauna, a fitness facility, and a steam
room. This 4.5-star property has a business center and offers small meeting
rooms, audio-visual equipment, and business services. Wireless Internet
access (surcharge) is available in public areas. This Augsburg property
has 481 square meters of event space consisting of banquet facilities and
conference/meeting rooms. Additional property amenities include multilingual
staff and currency exchange.
Hotel Augusta is located
in central Augsburg, close to Stadttheater, Rathausplatz, and Rosenaustadion.
Additional area points of interest include Golf Augsburg. Recreational
amenities include a sauna and a fitness facility. Wireless Internet access
is available in public areas. This Augsburg property has event space consisting
of banquet facilities and conference/meeting rooms. A complimentary buffet
breakfast is served daily. Guest parking is available for a surcharge.
Additional property amenities include a bar/lounge, multilingual staff,
and laundry facilities. There are 110 guestrooms at Hotel Augusta.
Drei Mohren Hotel Augsburg
Ideally placed in a serene
location and offering luxurious accommodation, the Steigenberger Drei Mohren
Hotel welcomes you for a memorable stay at Augsburg. Located on the
beautiful Maximilian Strasse, the Steigenberger Drei Mohren Hotel is housed
at an area offering significant historical surroundings that inspired the
likes of Mozart, Goethe and Richard Wagner over the past 400 years.
All the rooms at the hotel are well-furnished with luxurious facilities
to ensure you a comfortable stay. The in-house restaurant offers
exquisite culinary delights and drinks around the clock for you to cherish
a gratifying dining experience.