Facts and Data
Official Unesco Page
Stadt Regensburg website
Unesco World heritage since: 2006
Size of heritage: 183 ha
- Buffer zone: 776 ha
Located on the Danube River in Bavaria, this medieval town contains many buildings of exceptional quality that testify to its history as a trading centre and to its influence on the region from the 9th century. A notable number of historic structures span some two millennia and include ancient Roman, Romanesque and Gothic buildings. Regensburg’s 11th- to 13th-century architecture – including the market, city hall and cathedral – still defines the character of the town marked by tall buildings, dark and narrow lanes, and strong fortifications. The buildings include medieval patrician houses and towers, a large number of churches and monastic ensembles as well as the 12th-century Old Bridge. The town is also remarkable for the vestiges testifing to its rich history as one of the centres of the Holy Roman Empire that turned to Protestantism.
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Hotels and places to stay
Bischofshof am Dom
ACHAT Plaza Herzog am Dom
Goliath am Dom
Orphée Grosses Haus
Altstadthotel Am Pach
Kaiserhof am Dom
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Small airport - 21 mi (34 km) Ingolstadt Manching Airport
Medium airport - 33 mi (54 km) Munich International Airport
Large airport - 48 mi (78 km) Nuremberg Airport
Large airport - 57 mi (92 km) Fürstenfeldbruck Airport
Medium airport - 68 mi (110 km) Mariánské Lázně Airport
Small airport - 68 mi (111 km) Bayreuth Airport
Medium airport - 70 mi (113 km) Oberpfaffenhofen Airport
Medium airport - 75 mi (121 km) Ruzyně International Airport
Large airport - 122 mi (197 km) Dresden Airport
Large airport - 164 mi (264 km) Leipzig Halle Airport
Large airport - 167 mi (269 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.