The third largest city in Bavaria, with about 300,000 inhabitants, was founded by the Romans in 15 BC. It is the oldest city in Bavaria and the second-oldest German town. A Renaissance city you must see.
Famous Augsburg citizens: Jacob Fugger the Rich, Leopold Mozart (father of Wolfgang Amadé Mozart), Bert Brecht, Rudolf Diesel.
The Fuggerei (oldest social settlement in the world), the Augsburg puppet theatre with the adjacent museum, Brecht and Mozart museum, Renaissance-city hall and Maximilianstraße, three magnificent fountains from the Renaissance era, the cathedral and Ulrich’s churches, St.-Anna-church. Idyllic ramparts with towers. Schaezler-Palace is a lovely old town with canals on the river, Lech Zoo, botanical gardens, an Olympic canoe slalom track, and the State Museum of Textiles and Textile Industry (Tim). Augsburg is located between the Swabian district of Augsburg (Augsburg Region) and the Old Bavarian district of Aichach-Friedberg (Wittelsbach Country).