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Fuggerei

Jakoberstr. 26 | At the end of Vorderer Lech, 86152 Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 821 3198810
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A very interesting place

This was a great place to visit. There is a war time bunker here with interesting material. This... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
dreaminofnextholiday
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Essex
Oldest social housing

Fascinating place to visit. A lovely enclave in the heart of the city dedicated to the welfare of... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Brian8008
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Chester, United Kingdom
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The world's oldest social settlement, this estate houses 200 impoverished Catholic tenants.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Jakoberstr. 26 | At the end of Vorderer Lech, 86152 Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

This was a great place to visit. There is a war time bunker here with interesting material. This social housing area is village like and has some interesting buildings. Two of the houses are open for visitors showing how it would have looked originally and...More

Thank dreaminofnextholiday
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Fascinating place to visit. A lovely enclave in the heart of the city dedicated to the welfare of the elderly.

Thank Brian8008
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This place is like Nyboder in Copenhagen, except that the rent for the approved people is still only 0,80 EUR/Year. Really worth a visit

Thank joergenchansen
Reviewed 26 August 2017

At one stage in the distant past, Augsburg and not Munich was the capital of Bavaria. This place still embodies the historic appeal and gemutlichkeit.

Thank sateeshl2016
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is very interesting, and if you take the city bus tour its included in the price, along with the gold room at the town hall, with a guide to tell you all about them

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Augsburg was way ahead of the times back in the 1500's. This a fine example of it. The town was the "Paris and London" of the Middle Ages and the wealth of the Fugger family was immense. The Fuggers were very charitable, hence the "Fuggerei."...More

Thank oscargoKalamazoo
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Air Shelter build during World War II has been converted into a museum having audio visual shows , photographs and various weapons , safety eqpt etc used during World War - a sad reminder to the damages caused to the city and its resident. The...More

Thank Ashok P
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Must see when in Augsburg. Museum offers views of homes from centuries ago and homes the way they are today.

Thank SuzyLaidlaw
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

A truly interesting place to visit, very beautiful and with an amazing history. The little museums on site are well laid out and you get a good feel for the history and modern day life of the Fuggerei

Thank Jpt68
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This makes for a good experience in a city that has otherwise little going for it. We found the area around the Fuggerei quite run down, so we were pleasantly surprised to see that the museum area is well maintained. It's interesting to walk around...More

Thank a-zonemaastricht
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