Welcome to Regensburg!
Hello and Welcome to the Bavarian city of Regensburg! Bavaria is the largest region of the Federal Republic of Germany, it occupies one-fifth of the entire country. Today we're pleased to introduce to you one of the oldest and most beautiful cities of Germany. Regensburg has an illustrious history. The Roman fortress Castra Regina, was first mentioned at the end of the 2nd century AD by order of The Emperor Marcus Aurelius. After the fall of the Roman Empire, these lands were inhabited by Germanic folk, and in the 6th century AD Regensburg became the residence of the Bavarian Agilofing dukes. The name of the city comes from the river Regen, a tributary of the Danube River, and the word fortress, or fortress in German. (germ. Burg). In 2006 Regensburg was listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. This means that most of the buildings in the city center are authentic medieval constructions.Our walk takes about 1.5 hours. You will see the most important sights, such as the stone bridge, the Dom of St. Peter, the Thurn and Taxis palace. You'll also be able to experience a walk through the unforgettable narrow streets of the city and visit fantastic churches, as well as the oldest German Sausage Kitchen. Being in Bavaria, you have to try Bavarian beer and enjoy a leg of pork! By the way, Regensburg will be a delight not only to beer drinkers, but also to coffee lovers
Photo 2010-09-02 09-05 Franken, Oberpfalz 006 Regensburg, Dom by Allie_Caulfield is licensed under CC BY 2.0
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