History

  • 15 BC - Drusus and Tiberius, step sons of Emperor Augustus set up a military camp on the site of the present-day city
  • AD 304 - Martyr's death of St. Afra
  • 955 - Battle of Lechfeld
  • 1156 - First Augsburg city charter
  • 1276 - Second Augsburg city charter
  • 1316 - Augsburg granted Free Imperial Town status
  • 1519 - Construction of the Fuggerei
  • 1530 - Confessio Augustana (Augsburg Confession)
  • 1555 - Religious Peace of Augsburg
  • 1650 - Augsburg Festival of Peace
  • 1770-72 - Johann Heinrich Schüle founds the first continental calico manufactory
  • 1806 - Incorporation of the Imperial City of Augsburg in the Kingdom of Bavaria
  • About 1816 - Augsburg is Bavaria's leading banking centre: Augsburg Bourse
  • 1840 - Completion of the Munich-Augsburg railway line; the first train runs
  • 1929 - Open-air theatre opened
  • 1970 - Augsburg University founded
  • 1985 - 2000th anniversary of the city, Golden Hall in the Town Hall restored
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Tourist-Information
Rathausplatz
86150 Augsburg
Phone +49 (0) 821 50207-0
Fax + 49 (0) 821 50207-45
www.augsburg-tourismus.de
tourismus@regio-augsburg.de

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Trade, money and goods: the golden Augsburg of the Renaissance

Guided tour through the new Fugger and Welser museum: Renaissance – the time between 1490 and 1630.

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25 Nov

25.11.2019 – 24.12.2019

Augsburg Christmas Market

Perhaps Germany’s most beautiful Christmas Market on the ‘Rathausplatz’ - town hall square - and in the pedestrian zone