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The versatility of Ravensburg, Germany

 
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Wazling's pictureby Wazling review
added on 12th of April, 2009

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 times, still present in the towns view with some parts of the old city wall. If you only want to watch that, you can spend at least a whole day.

Together with the new 'Humpis Museum', where you can take a look at the local history, it's even possible to touch it, you can dive deep into the history of medieval people of Ravensburg and around.

But there're more things you can do. If you just want to relax, go to one of the many bars and restaurants, spread all over the city, but mainly around the central place, the 'Marienplatz'. There you can also find many shops, where you can let your women go shopping while you enjoy a coffee or a beer.

Even for nightlife you have got some possibilities to go to, for every taste and age. The most are around the railway station and close to it. So you definitely aren't allowed to miss it!

 

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Ravensburg History

During the reformation Ravensburg got an proportional system of reign, confirmed by the so called peace of Westphalia in 1648, end of the 30 years war in Europe. That was valid till the 19th century. At the end of the 30 years war the swedish army destroyed the castle, that was now called Veitsburg, to make a differnce to the city called Ravensburg. Because of that the Landvogt moved to Weingarten in 1647, a neighbouring town of Ravensburg. In 1803 Ravensburg lost its independence and was put to the area of Bavaria. That was a consequence of the napoleonic wars. In 1815 it was assigned to the kingdom of Württemberg.... Read more »

 
 
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Recent reviews for Ravensburg

Back home in Ravensburg - Oct 12, 2006, by MadSuh
The Mushroom Season has finally begun! Right after we got back from Vienna, I took off the next day to find some mushrooms. I love these things. It's a nice hunt and you can have a nice walk in the local forests. I went to my favorite... Read more »

Das Humpishaus - Jul 28, 2009, by Victoria
Das humishaus ist eigentlich ein museum das erst neu eröffnet hat es erzählt die Geschichte von Ravensburg. Dort sieht man auch nochmal den ganzen Stadtplan von Ravensburg und der Eintritt ist sehr billig .So viel gibt es nicht... Read more »

Über Ravensburg - Sep 2, 2006, by MadSuh
Erstes Lied Vom Barette schwankt die Feder, wiegt und biegt im Winde sich. Unser Wams aus Büffelleder ist zerfetzt von Hieb und Stich. Stich und Hieb, und ein Lieb, muß ein, ja muß ein Landsknecht haben. Unsre... Read more »

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 »

Ravensburger Spiele - Jul 28, 2009, by Victoria
Ravensburger Spiele ist auch ein gaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaanz besonderes Fest kann man schon sagen es kommt gleich nach dem Rutenfest das aber viel besser ist aber nun zurück zu den Ravensburger Spielen.Ravensburg... Read more »

 
 

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