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Cuisine

Historical tavern ‘Wurstkuchl’ in Regensburg

Historical tavern in Regensburg, Germany

The historical tavern ‘Wurstkuchl’ offers delicious sausages and sauerkraut for more than 500 years. In earlier times the workers used to have their lunch there, today a lot of tourists and even ducks stop by ūüôā

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Ships

River cruise ship Kristallkönigin

River cruise ship Kristallkönigin

In the afternoon I had the chance to walk through the decks of a very special ship: The ‘Kristallk√∂nigin’. This was a river cruise ship decorated with a lot of Swarovski elements.

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Cafés

Caf√© F√ľrstenhof in Regensburg

Caf√© F√ľrstenhof in Regensburg, Germany

I just love the style of this caf√© in Regensburg named Caf√© F√ľrstenhof. What about you? Would you love to have a cup of coffee at this balcony watching the people in the street?

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Coat of arms

Coat of arms of Regensburg

Emblem of Regensburg, Germany

On my way from the railway station to the centre of Regensburg I discovered the emblem of the city at an oriel window: Two white keys in a red field.

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City Walls

City wall of Regensburg

Town walls of Regensburg, Germany

Two wall ruins near the railway station of Regensburg. The wall in the foreground was built in medieval times, the wall in the background is even from ancient Roman period.

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Churches Towers

Roofscape of Regensburg

Roof landscape of Regensburg, Germany

View of the Bavarian city Regensburg taken from the steeple¬†of the Holy Trinity Church (Dreieinigkeitskirche).¬†Regensburg¬†is known for a lot of family towers (Geschlechtert√ľrme) similar to those ones in San Gimignano in Italy. [German]

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Castles

Donaustauf Castle in Donaustauf

Chapel of Donaustauf Castle

Donaustauf Castle (Burgruine Donauaustauf) is a castle ruin located near the Danube river in the Bavarian region of Upper Palatinate (Oberpfalz). From the ruin one have a good view of the nearby Walhalla memorial. On the photo above one can see the columns of the former castle chapel.

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Museums Ships

Paddle steamer ‘√Črsekcsan√°d’ in Regensburg

View of the tugboat in front of the cathedral

The steam tugboat was built in 1922/23 at the shipyard Ruthof in Regensburg. Originally named Ruthof, it was renamed as¬†√Črsekcsan√°d after World War II. Today it is part of the Regensburg Museum of Danube Shipping (Donau-Schiffahrts-Museum Regensburg) and can be visited not far away from the famous stone bridge of Regensburg.

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Murals Towers

Goliathhaus in Regensburg

Goliathhaus in Regensburg, Germany

The Goliath house (Goliathhaus) in Regensburg shows the legend of David and Goliath. The mural was created by Melchior Bocksberger in the year 1573. Love the pose how Goliath is resting on the window frame. [German]