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Why come to Ravensburg?, Germany

 
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MadSuh's pictureby MadSuh review
added on 15th of December, 2008
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 old buildings are still intact and make for a real nice inner city where you can go shopping or just walk around and grab some drinks.
the city's main attraction are its towers. there are 11 of them and I have only climed one of them :)
The city offers a beautiful inner city. It is surrounded by lots of hills, meadows, forest, lakes and creeks which make the surround area really beautiful. The town is also close to 'Bodensee', or Lake Constance, which is the largest lake (by water mass) in Europe. Also, it is located real close to Switzerland, Austria, Italy, and France making this a real central location in Europe. Whether you want to see some nice German town, or you want to enjoy the outdoors, this is a nice place to visit.
 

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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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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 »

Ravensburg Erlebnis - Jul 28, 2009, by Victoria
Ravensburg hat ja soooooooo viele Türme tja aber Vietsburg hört sich nicht gerade nach Turm an oder es ist ja auch kein Turm sondern wirklich eine alte burg.Das Welfen hat diese Burg gebaut um eine Stadt zu gründen denn alle... Read more »

Rutenfest - Jul 28, 2009, by Victoria
Rutenfest das ist das beste fest im ganzem Jahr.Es geht vom 24 Juli-28 Juli.Es ist ein gaaaaaaaaaaanz besonderes Fest.Es fängt am Freitag an da isch froher auftakt am samstag ist insignienübergabe und das armbrustschießen... Read more »

Was zu wissen über Ravensburg - Jun 6, 2009, by mary
Wo liegt Ravensburg? Ravensburg liegt im Süden von Baden-Wüttemberg. In der Nähe liegt der Bodensee. Ravensburg ist eine kleine Altstadt. Trotzdem hat sie 50.000 Einwohner. Sie liegt neben Weingarten, Schlier, Berg...Was... Read more »

Der blaserturm - Jul 28, 2009, by Victoria
Der blaserturm Sie werden sich fragen wer oder besser gesagt was ist das nun ja es ist ein Turm in Ravensburg und von dort hat man den besten überblick über die ganze Stadt.Früher hieß er auch der Feuerwehrturm denn... Read more »

 
 

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