from 1969 to 1977, who retains the title honorary professor; he is not a former resident of the city of Regensburg, but his house, less than 1 kilometer from the city. Regensburg became the cultural centre of southern Germany and was celebrated for its gold work and fabrics. The Celtic name Radasbona was the oldest given to a settlement near the present city. Around AD 90, the Romans built a fort there. This bridge opened major international trade routes between northern Europe and Venice, and this began Regensburg 's golden age as a residence of wealthy trading families. In addition, it was seen as the traditional capital of the region Bavaria (not the state acted as functional co-capital of the Empire (second to the Emperor's court at Vienna) due to the presence of the Perpetual Diet, and it was residence of the Emperor's. Remains of the Roman fortress' walls including the Porta Praetoria The Church. Each borough contains a number of localities (Ortsteile which can have historic roots in older municipalities that became urbanized and incorporated into the city. Aside from the industrial sector, tourism contributes a lot to Regensburg 's economical growth, especially since 2006, when the city gained status as unesco World Heritage site. Although the interior didnt wow me, I was a fan of the exterior architecture. Therefore, the municipal government presented an energy plan in 2014, which should enhance the transformation towards renewable energy sources over the next decade.
Thus, Regensburg was one of the central towns of the Empire, attracting visitors in large numbers. Nazism and World War II edit The Regensburg Synagogue was destroyed on November 9, 1938, during Kristallnacht. Regensburg remained an important city during the reign of Charlemagne.
Ulrich is a good example of the Transition style of the 13th century, and contains a valuable antiquarian collection. Here are a few more pictures to inspire a visit to Regensburg! Otti, the Eastern Bavaria Technology Transfer-Institut.V., is headquartered in Regensburg. 16 Politics edit Government edit The Lord Mayor and the City Council are elected for a period of six years. The monastery, founded by Irish or Scottish monks in about 620, is held to be the oldest monastery in Bavaria. Wow- were they brutal back in the day! Citation needed Albrecht Altdorfer (printmaker, painter of landscapes, historical and Biblical subjects of the Renaissance ) Willie Duncan (Spider Murphy Gang) Ulrich Eberl, science and technology journalist The Rev. Emmeram's Abbey every July, sponsored by the Princely Family of Thurn und Taxis. BMW operates an automobile production plant in Regensburg ; the Regensburg BMW plant produces 3 Series, 1 Series and (previously) Z4 vehicles. 20 Tourism edit The city recorded 912,238 overnight hotel stays and 531,943 hotel guests in 2012. In addition, there are several folk high schools with different specialisations. It was definitely a feast for the eyes!