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Ravensburg, Germany

 
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Ravensburg is a little German town, actually the capital of the district of Ravensburg, Baden-Wuertenberg.

A really beautiful medieval town with over 10 towers all over the town and beautiful buildings.

The people there are really relaxed, you have to feeling that they have nothing to worry about and this thing make you relaxed as well.

We had the opportunity to watch a soccer game, Germany vs England, with a lot of people together in a small bear garden, like a big family, a lot of fans together watching the glorious win of Germany. The atmosphere not really describable, you have to see it, to feel it.

 

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Two weeks in Germany - overview

1. Nov 30, 1999 Europa Park in Rust (Rust)  (* 4)
2. Jun 22, 2010 Ravensburg (Ravensburg)  (* 10)
3. Jun 23, 2010 Things to do in Constance (Constance)  (* 22)
4. Jun 24, 2010 Short visit in Munich (Munich)  (* 27)
5. Jun 26, 2010 What to see in Waldburg (Waldburg)  (* 16)
6. Jun 26, 2010 What to visit in Weingarten (Weingarten)  (* 11)

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Ravensburg History

After the fall of that dynasty Ravensburg started to reign itself. These right were confirmed in 1278 by Rudolf I., the habsburgian emperor. Ravensburg was from this times a free city, with only the emperor above it. The castle Ravensburg was still owned by the emperor and from this times seat of the Landvogt, an official of Rudolf I. The citizens of Ravensburg built an tower about 50 meters high, to be able to look at the offical of the emperor. This tower was later on called "Mehlsack", because of its white color, similar to flour. In late medieval times, Ravensburg was the seat of a well known german trading company, the Humpis,... Read more »

 
 
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Recent reviews for Ravensburg

Having great time at Rutenfest - Oct 12, 2006, by MadSuh
Rutenfest was again awesome. I always feel fortunate to be able to spend time with all my friends there. It's a ton of people that you only see once a year and you still have a somewhat close relationship with all of them. In the US this... Read more »

The versatility of Ravensburg - Apr 12, 2009, by Wazling
Ravensburg is a amazing place. In the two world wars it wasn't heavily hit, so the medieval town is completely preserved. It's really interesting to see for example the old town hall from the 15th century or the many towers of medieval... Read more »

Attraktionen in Ravensburg - Jul 28, 2009, by Victoria
Das Untertor war damals der Ausgang der Stadt.Hier wurde auch ein Gitter früher gebaut aber das ist in der zwischen Zeit weg.Es ist nocht so besonders wie zum Beispiel der Mehlsack aber er ist auch ein turm den man ungedingt sehen muss... Read more »

Die liebfrauen - Jul 28, 2009, by Victoria
Hallo Leute ich will euch von der Liebfrauen erzählen sie werden sich fragen wer oder besser gesagt was ist das.Nun es ist eine katholische Kirche.Die Stadtkirche in Ravensburg.Es ist eine große und wunderschöne Kirche und... Read more »

Why come to Ravensburg? - Dec 15, 2008, by MadSuh
I live in this town... anybody who has ever been here will confirm that this is one great little place. There are only 50,000 people living here, but live is gooood. the town is small, but had not been destroyed in a long time, so that all... Read more »

 
 

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