Situated in Swabia, Bavaria, Augsburg is one of Germany's oldest cities. The city, which is the third largest in Bavaria, comprises a population of 286,000 people. The history of the city dates back to the Roman times when it was known as Augusta Vindelicorum after the Roman Emperor Augustus.
How to reach Augsburg
Munich Airport is the nearest airport and from here you can easily reach Augsburg via bus or private transport. From the airport, catch the S-Bahn S1 or S8 and get off the Hauptbahnhof (main train station). From here, you can get a train to Ausgsburg. An alternative route is to get on to the S8 to Munich Pasing station. From here you will get the German Rail train, which would take you to Augsburg. You can also reach the city via the Memmingen Airport. It is good for low-budget travelers as many buses operate from here to the city and the tickets are affordable.
Popular attractions in Augsburg
Augsburg is truly a travelers delight. Some popular tourist attractions include Augsburg Cathedral, which was built in the 11th century; the 17th century Augsburger Rathaus and Golden Hall; the quaint town of Fuggerei; Maximilianstrasse and the Maximilian Museum; the German Baroque Gallery and the Schaezler Palace; St. Ulrich's and St. Afra's Abbey, among others.
Last Updated Date: February 5th, 2018
|Total Area||146.84 km2 (56.70 sq mi)|
|Lat Long Coordinates||48°22′N 10°54′E|
|Time Zome||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Museums||Augsburger Puppentheate rmuseum, Schaezlerpalais, Textil- und Industriemuseum, Mozarthaus Augsburg, Fugger Und Welser Erlebnismuseum, Museum Lutherstiege, Bahnpark Augsburg, MAN Museum, Juedisches Kulturmuseum, Maximilianmuseum, Dioezesanmuseum St. Afra, Brechthaus, Romisches Museum Im Zeughaus|
|Universities||University of Augsburg, Hochschule Augsburg (University of Applied Sciences, formerly Fachhochschule Augsburg)|
|Nearest Airport||Augsburg Airport|