Regensburg is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Regensburg one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Regensburg is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Regensburg or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Regensburg. Explore the historical monuments of Regensburg with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Regensburg guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Regensburg page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Regensburg landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Regensburg.
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Domplatz 1, 93047 Regensburg, Germany.
06:30 am - 06:00 pm
This 13th-century Cathedral of St. Peter stands high with its two 105-meter-high spires and magnificent west front dating from 1395-1440. It is the finest Gothic church in Bavaria which displays superb 14th-century stained glass and the figures of the Annunciation from 1280 on the two western piers of the crossing. Inside the cathedral, you will co...
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Rathausplatz 4, D-93047 Regensburg.
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Listed as one of the World Heritage Sites, the Old Town of Regensburg is centred on Alter Kornmarkt, or Old Cornmarket. The area still preserves the oldest surviving structures which include ancient Roman, Romanesque and Gothic buildings. As you visit this historic location, you will be able to see:
The Roman Tower that dates to 2nd century
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Jakobstraße 3, 93047 Regensburg, Germany.
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
Situated in the Old Town of Regensburg, the Scots monastery was built in 1150 by Irish monks. The monastery was originally named as St. James Abbey, however it was renamed as Scots monastery as it became home to numerous Scottish monks and missionaries between 1560 and 1860. Considered to be Germany's most important Romanesque ecclesiastical buildi...
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Emmeramsplatz 5, 93047 Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany.
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Also known as the Palace of Saint Emmeram, the house unfolds the centuries old history of Thurn and Taxis. The cloisters of Emmeram were built between 11th and 14th century. The Palace was given to the family of Franz Von Taxis in the 16th century as recognition of his services of setting up the first European postal system. Today it is one of the ...
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93047, Unter den Schwibbögen 2, 93047 Regensburg, Germany.
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Porta Praetoria is Germany’s most ancient stone building. The facade as it stands today is reminiscent of Castra Regina, the Roman settlement which had constructed this northern gateway with giant blocks of stone to guard the Roman military camp. Since this was the most important camp on northern point of the Danube, it was from Castra Regina that the city of Regensburg got its name.
Called as Kunstforum in German, this gallery displays modern art. As you walk inside the museum you shall come across the works of artists from various German-influenced cultural regions of Eastern Europe. With an impressive collection of approximately 2,000 paintings, 500 sculptures, and 30,000 graphic pictures, the gallery is a must visit to unde...
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Befreiungshallestraße 3, 93309 Kelheim.
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
Known for its famous Hall of Liberation, Kelheim is situated 26 kilometers southwest of Regensburg. Built in 1863, the Hall of Liberation was built in order to commemorate the wars of German liberation between 1813 and 1815. Commissioned by King Ludwig I and begun by Friedrich Gärtner, the structure was modeled after centrally planned building...