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The baroque palace of Weintgarten is great, Weingarten, Germany

 
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Wazling's pictureby Wazling review
added on 12th of April, 2009
Weingarten is a nice city, middle size and well positioned in the south of germany. It's a quiet town with a nice inner city, some of it's medieval buildings still preserved. There you can also find one of the biggest baroque churches of germany, the'Basilika of Weingarten'. If you are interested in baroque arts, you should visit the place. In the city center you can find some bars and restaurants, but the better ones you have to search for, because they're even at the outskirts of the town. Weingarten has got for some years now a new museum, regardinbg the history of Weingarten and the area, for example the 'Bauernkriege', war of the peasants, whose result was essential for the developement of the area.
If you like more go for shopping, Weingarten has got only some possibilities, so it's better to take also an look to Ravernsburg, the neighbouring town. And if you prefer to take a walk through the nature, Weingarten is a good starting point to go in the woods around the city and the wider area. You should take a look at the city and it's surroundings when you are close by!
 

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The place was already settled in the late 5th century by the "Alamannen". Even before the this tribe was around the later city ground. From the late time of the Merowingians date sthe grave field, which is totally preserved and can be seen in the local museum. The archaeologist say, that an more important place must have been located here. In the 8th century the city, perhaps already called "Altdorf" was put to the frankish empire. In the middle of the 9th century the "Schussental" came as the county "Schussengau" in the property of the Welfs, who built an new castle at "Altdorf", as their... Read more »

 
 
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Quick facts about Weingarten - Nov 26, 2009, by MadSuh
Weingarten is a small town in the South of Germany. It's rather quiet there as it is located next to another small town called Ravensburg and most people hang out there. Social life is also not quite interesting there, but then there are... Read more »

weingarten - Jul 24, 2009, by Victoria
Wo liegt den dieses kaff in BW und ist gegner von RV und wird immer vonRv ausgemobbt.es hat die große basilika die orgel hat 999 Orgelpfeifen wahnsinn.... Read more »

What to visit in Weingarten - Jul 6, 2010, by asterix
Weingarten it is a small town linked to Ravensburg, it is so near that you can't even see when you are in Ravenburg or Weingarten. Here is situated the famous basilica of St. Martin and Oswald, one of the greatest barroc basilica of the... Read more »

 
 

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