Rutenfest, Ravensburg, Germany
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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 »
Recent reviews for Ravensburg
Abenteuer in Ravensburg - Jun 28, 2009, by mary
Heute Morgen bin ich von meiner Freundin nach Hause gekommen. Es hat leider geregnet. Ich war totall aufgeregt, weil ich am Nachmittag bei einem Staffellauf mitmachen würde. Ich habe schon jedes Jahr mitgemacht. Zur Ablenkung spielte... 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 »
Das Kornhaus - Jul 28, 2009, by Victoria
Das kornhaus war früher wie der Name schon sagt ein haus wo man korn unter gebracht hat.Jetzt ist es eine große Bücherrei. Es dient auch als haltestelle und es ist auch ein toller Ort um Sachen zu versteigen oder so was... Read more »
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 »
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