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Fuggerei

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An oasis in the middle of town

We almost missed the fuggerei whilst walking around town. We paid a nominal fee to enter the area... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark D
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Corfe Mullen, United Kingdom
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Had to visit this unique historical town within the town. Fascinating history with the ability to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
G7d
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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The world's oldest social settlement, this estate houses 200 impoverished Catholic tenants.
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Jakoberstr. 26 | At the end of Vorderer Lech, 86152 Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We almost missed the fuggerei whilst walking around town. We paid a nominal fee to enter the area and it was so nice walking around these peaceful streets. There is the odd museum exhibit dotted within the area so it is an interesting place to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had to visit this unique historical town within the town. Fascinating history with the ability to view a house in its original form and also one in its modern form. I could live here.... it is beautiful. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank G7d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here with some German friends who explained everything to me. It was quite nice, and was interesting to see a model of inside the houses. I would say it is a must go place!

1  Thank la_vera_mahshid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are many other better places in Augsburg. This historic neighborhood is nice to visit but I didn’t enjoy that much. The tickets were expensive compared with the content of the tour.

1  Thank omeqdad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very nice walk in this historic quarter. You can breathe the spirit of the past century with a lot of open houses with old furniture and habits, but you can also imagine the horror of the second world war period in the bunker

2  Thank valosac
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It is not worthy at all. It costs too much, visitors are not well guided in the tour, you will see many banalities presented as wonders.

1  Thank Borntorun69
Reviewed 7 August 2018

A must do - I think. Cheap entrance, nice lil stroll and a beergarden inside! I have been to Augsburg Million times. You can visit a tiny house inside, you also have a sort of Museum there u learn about the Fugger and the reason...More

3  Thank Sabine S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Very small townhouses for poor people for an annual rent of less then 1 EUR - very impressive what kind of social attitude Jakob Fugger already had over 500 years ago.

3  Thank Rainer P
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Ok all you see is small houses occupied by people who live there really cheaply and a few things to keep you amused. Not worth paying in for tho.The bunker experience maybe but still I learned it in history class! Hmmmm to help the state...More

1  Thank Ellen Sherlock S
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

This historical area is amazing! And works as a social area even today! Amazing that the most rich man in the World in the 1500th century, built houses to rent for a gulden (88 cents today) per year. Where the most poor people could live!...More

1  Thank Jannice L
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Bruce W
22 September 2018|
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Response from Jannice L | Reviewed this property |
Hi there Bruce I was in Fuggerei, Augsburg as a tourist! I don’t live there! I am sure there are other options to find your friends! Either you go trough the embassy or if you have not tried that yet! Trough social medias... More
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deeku73
4 August 2018|
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Response from Xeskiest C | Reviewed this property |
Good day! I am not from Augsburg. I went in Fuggerei for vacation . Just inquiere to German embassy for more information regarding your plan.
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agbarabest
2 June 2018|
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Response from Xeskiest C | Reviewed this property |
Yes of course, all nationalities are welcome, in your case it’s better to inquire in any German embassy in your country for more assistance and complete information.
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