Augsburg, Germany Town Photos

Augsburg, Germany architecture reflects the town's historic past, wealth and charm, though much of this heritage has been meticulously recreated after the bombings of World War II.

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View from Perlach bell tower along Maximilianstraße. Augsburg, Germany.Augsburg Rathaus. Augsburg, Germany.Augsburg Rathaus with city's emblem of a double headed Imperial Eagle. Augsburg, Germany.Entrance arch to Augsburg Rathaus. Augsburg, Germany.
View from Perlach bell tower along Maximilianstraße. Augsburg, Germany.Augsburg Rathaus (City Hall) (1615). Augsburg, Germany. Architect: Elias Holl.Augsburg Rathaus (City Hall) with city's emblem of a double headed Imperial Eagle. Augsburg, Germany.Entrance arch to Augsburg Rathaus (City Hall). Augsburg, Germany.
Emperor Augustus fountain by Hubert Gerard depicting Emperor Augustus addressing his army in front of Augsburg Rathaus. Augsburg, Germany.Perlach bell tower in front of St. Peter am Perlach church & Augsburg city hall on Rathausplatz. Augsburg, Germany.Perlach bell tower & St. Peter am Perlach church on Rathaus Platz. Augsburg, Germany.Clock face of Perlach bell tower. Augsburg, Germany.
Emperor Augustus fountain (1594) by Hubert Gerard depicting Emperor Augustus addressing his army in front of Augsburg Rathaus (City Hall). Augsburg, Germany.Perlach bell tower (c1610) in front of St. Peter am Perlach church & Augsburg city hall (1615-1620 rebuilt after WWII) on Rathausplatz. Augsburg, Germany. Architect: Both by Elias Holl.Perlach bell tower (c1610) & St. Peter am Perlach church on Rathaus Platz. Augsburg, Germany.Clock face of Perlach bell tower. Augsburg, Germany. Architect: Elias Holl.
Perlach bell tower & St. Peter am Perlach church. Augsburg, Germany.St. Peter am Perlach church. Augsburg, Germany.Rathaus platz lined by Germanic style buildings. Augsburg, Germany.Augustusbrunnen fountain by Peter Wagner on Rathausplatz. Augsburg, Germany.
Perlach bell tower (c1610) & St. Peter am Perlach church. Augsburg, Germany.St. Peter am Perlach church. Augsburg, Germany. Style: Romanesque.Rathaus platz lined by Germanic style buildings. Augsburg, Germany.Augustusbrunnen fountain (Roman Emperor Augustus) (1588-94) by Peter Wagner on Rathausplatz. Augsburg, Germany.
People relaxing around Augustusbrunnen fountain. Augsburg, Germany.Streetscape of Maximilianstraße with St. Moritz church at Moritzplatz. Augsburg, Germany.St. Moritz church with Mauritius fresco at Moritzplatz. Augsburg, Germany.Weberhaus Augsburg heritage building with colorful frescos at Moritzplatz. Augsburg, Germany.
People relaxing around Augustusbrunnen fountain. Augsburg, Germany.Streetscape of Maximilianstraße with St. Moritz church at Moritzplatz. Augsburg, Germany.St. Moritz church (1314 rebuilt after WWII) with Mauritius fresco at Moritzplatz. Augsburg, Germany.Weberhaus Augsburg heritage building with colorful frescos at Moritzplatz. Augsburg, Germany.
Details of modern colorful frescos on Weberhaus Augsburg heritage building at Moritzplatz. Augsburg, Germany.Mercury Fountain before Weberhaus Augsburg at Moritzplatz. Augsburg, Germany.Facade of Stadtische Kunstsammilungen with fountain of St. George Slaying Dragon. Augsburg, Germany.Municipal Art Gallery at Schaezler Palace. Augsburg, Germany.
Details of modern colorful frescos on Weberhaus Augsburg heritage building at Moritzplatz. Augsburg, Germany.Mercury Fountain before Weberhaus Augsburg at Moritzplatz. Augsburg, Germany.Facade of Stadtische Kunstsammilungen (Schaezler Palace - Municipal Art Gallery) with fountain of St. George Slaying Dragon. Augsburg, Germany.Municipal Art Gallery at Schaezler Palace (Schaezlerpalais) (1767). Augsburg, Germany. Style: Secular Rococo. Architect: Carl Albert von Lespilliez.
Maximilian Museum housed in a Renaissance town palace features decorative arts & metal work. Augsburg, Germany.Maximilian Museum housed in a Renaissance town palace features decorative arts & metal work. Augsburg, Germany.Facade of Augsburg City Hall. Augsburg, Germany.Fuggerplatz streetscape with Hans Jacob Fugger monument & Maximilian Museum. Augsburg, Germany.
Maximilian Museum housed in a Renaissance town palace (1546) features decorative arts & metal work. Augsburg, Germany.Maximilian Museum housed in a Renaissance town palace (1546) features decorative arts & metal work. Augsburg, Germany.Facade of Augsburg City Hall. Augsburg, Germany.Fuggerplatz streetscape with Hans Jacob Fugger monument & Maximilian Museum. Augsburg, Germany.
Statue of Hans Jacob Fugger, 16thC banker & patron of the Arts, on Fuggerplatz. Augsburg, Germany.Statue of Hans Jacob Fugger, 16thC banker & patron of the Arts, on Fuggerplatz. Augsburg, Germany.Fuggerplatz with Hans Jacob Fugger monument & Maximilian Museum. Augsburg, Germany.Welserhaus. Augsburg, Germany.
Statue of Hans Jacob Fugger, 16thC banker & patron of the Arts, on Fuggerplatz. Augsburg, Germany.Statue of Hans Jacob Fugger, 16thC banker & patron of the Arts, on Fuggerplatz. Augsburg, Germany.Fuggerplatz with Hans Jacob Fugger monument & Maximilian Museum. Augsburg, Germany.Welserhaus (16thC with 18thC facade). Augsburg, Germany.
Fanciful shop window showcasing stuffed chickens over portable charcoal grill. Augsburg, Germany.Busy shopping street with Basilica of Sts. Ulrich & Afra Basilica at its foot. Augsburg, Germany.Street car running through Ulrichsplatz. Augsburg, Germany.Traditional German style buildings on Maximilianstraße. Augsburg, Germany.
Fanciful shop window showcasing stuffed chickens over portable charcoal grill. Augsburg, Germany.Busy shopping street with Basilica of Sts. Ulrich & Afra Basilica (1467) at its foot. Augsburg, Germany. Style: Gothic.Street car running through Ulrichsplatz. Augsburg, Germany.Traditional German style buildings on Maximilianstraße. Augsburg, Germany.
Traditional German style Baroque buildings on Maximilianstraße. Augsburg, Germany.First Fugger Private Bank , name referencing famous Fugger Banking House, where Martin Luther in1588 refused to revoke his theses to the papacy legate, Cajetan. Augsburg, Germany.Entrance to what is now First Fugger Private Bank, part of the Fuggerhäuser complex (Maxmilianstrasse built for Fugger family & still owned by a descendent. Augsburg, Germany.Hercules Fountain representing Hercules slaying the hydra with three Naiads below by Adriaen de Vries & cast by Wolfgang Neidhardt on Maximilianstraße. Augsburg, Germany.
Traditional German style Baroque buildings on Maximilianstraße. Augsburg, Germany.First Fugger Private Bank (1954) (38 Maximilianstraße), name referencing famous Fugger Banking House, where Martin Luther in1588 refused to revoke his theses to the papacy legate, Cajetan. Augsburg, Germany.Entrance to what is now First Fugger Private Bank, part of the Fuggerhäuser complex (16thC) (Maxmilianstrasse (36/38) built for Fugger family & still owned by a descendent. Augsburg, Germany.Hercules Fountain (c1600) representing Hercules slaying the hydra with three Naiads below by Adriaen de Vries & cast by Wolfgang Neidhardt on Maximilianstraße. Augsburg, Germany.
Hercules Fountain representing Hercules slaying the hydra with three Naiads below by Adriaen de Vries & cast by Wolfgang Neidhardt on Maximilianstraße. Augsburg, Germany.Maximilianstraße buildings & Sts. Ulrich & Afra Basilica seen from Hercules Fountain. Augsburg, Germany.Maria Stern Cloister church on Elias-Holl-Platz behind Augsburg City Hall. Augsburg, Germany.Heritage buildings on Elias-Holl-Platz. Augsburg, Germany.
Hercules Fountain (c1600) representing Hercules slaying the hydra with three Naiads below by Adriaen de Vries & cast by Wolfgang Neidhardt on Maximilianstraße. Augsburg, Germany.Maximilianstraße buildings & Sts. Ulrich & Afra Basilica seen from Hercules Fountain. Augsburg, Germany.Maria Stern Cloister church on Elias-Holl-Platz behind Augsburg City Hall. Augsburg, Germany.Heritage buildings on Elias-Holl-Platz. Augsburg, Germany.
Augsburg Cathedral built on site of several previous churches & noted for its two towers which are visible from the whole city. Augsburg, Germany.Gothic apse of Augsburg Cathedral. Augsburg, Germany.Gothic filigree carved on windows & pillars on exterior of Augsburg Cathedral. Augsburg, Germany.Towers & entrance of Augsburg Cathedral. Augsburg, Germany.
Augsburg Cathedral (1075, 14thC) built on site of several previous churches & noted for its two towers which are visible from the whole city. Augsburg, Germany. Style: Romanesque & Gothic.Gothic apse of Augsburg Cathedral. Augsburg, Germany.Gothic filigree carved on windows & pillars on exterior of Augsburg Cathedral. Augsburg, Germany.Towers & entrance of Augsburg Cathedral. Augsburg, Germany.
Statues of St. Simpert, Ulrich von Augsburg on horseback & Afra von Augsburg outside Augsburg Cathedral. Augsburg, Germany.Sculpted ramp up to Augsburg Cathedral Museum. Augsburg, Germany.Streetcar curves between Augsburg Cathedral & Bishop's Palace on Hoher Weg. Augsburg, Germany.St. Afra diocese building across from Augsburg Cathedral. Augsburg, Germany.
Statues of St. Simpert, Ulrich von Augsburg on horseback & Afra von Augsburg outside Augsburg Cathedral. Augsburg, Germany.Sculpted ramp up to Augsburg Cathedral Museum. Augsburg, Germany.Streetcar curves between Augsburg Cathedral & Bishop's Palace on Hoher Weg. Augsburg, Germany.St. Afra diocese building across from Augsburg Cathedral. Augsburg, Germany.
Baroque building near Augsburg Cathedral on Hoher Weg 28. Augsburg, Germany.Carving of St. Apollonia tortured by having her teeth violently pulled. Augsburg, Germany.Stone corbel carved with mustached face. Augsburg, Germany.Patio surrounded by heritage buildings in older neighborhood. Augsburg, Germany.
Baroque building near Augsburg Cathedral on Hoher Weg 28. Augsburg, Germany.Carving of St. Apollonia tortured by having her teeth violently pulled. Augsburg, Germany.Stone corbel carved with mustached face. Augsburg, Germany.Patio surrounded by heritage buildings in older neighborhood. Augsburg, Germany.
Atrium City-Galerie Augsburg shopping center at Willy-Brandt-Platz. Augsburg, Germany.White flowers with purple veins & circle of yellow pollen in Augsburg garden. Augsburg, Germany.Basilica of Sts. Ulrich & Afra with sundial saying "works as long as it is day". Augsburg, Germany.North side of Basilica of Sts. Ulrich & Afra, site of Roman tomb of St. Afra who was martyred in 304 CE. Augsburg, Germany.
Atrium City-Galerie Augsburg shopping center at Willy-Brandt-Platz. Augsburg, Germany.White flowers with purple veins & circle of yellow pollen in Augsburg garden. Augsburg, Germany.Basilica of Sts. Ulrich & Afra with sundial saying "works as long as it is day". Augsburg, Germany. Style: Gothic with Baroque tower.North side of Basilica of Sts. Ulrich & Afra, site of Roman tomb of St. Afra who was martyred in 304 CE. Augsburg, Germany.
Renaissance altars of Sts. Ulrich & Afra Basilica considered masterpieces of German sculpture of period. Augsburg, Germany.Renaissance altar of Sts. Ulrich & Afra Basilica. Augsburg, Germany.Details of carving on Renaissance altar of Sts. Ulrich & Afra Basilica. Augsburg, Germany.Red Gate, one of five remaining, which was southern entrance to city in medieval times. Augsburg, Germany.
Renaissance altars of Sts. Ulrich & Afra Basilica considered masterpieces of German sculpture of period. Augsburg, Germany.Renaissance altar (1604) of Sts. Ulrich & Afra Basilica. Augsburg, Germany.Details of carving on Renaissance altar of Sts. Ulrich & Afra Basilica. Augsburg, Germany.Red Gate, one of five remaining, which was southern entrance to city in medieval times. Augsburg, Germany.
Ornately painted baroque church. Augsburg, Germany.Row of Jugendstil buildings. Augsburg, Germany.Hasen-Bräu brewery with rabbit symbol. Augsburg, Germany.Hasen-Bräu rabbit beer stein coasters as used in taverns. Augsburg, Germany.
Ornately painted baroque church (1719). Augsburg, Germany.Row of Jugendstil buildings. Augsburg, Germany.Hasen-Bräu brewery with rabbit symbol. Augsburg, Germany.Hasen-Bräu rabbit beer stein coasters as used in taverns. Augsburg, Germany.

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