Linz am Rhein is a town in the district of Neuwied in the north of Rhineland-Palatinate near the border with North Rhine-Westphalia, about 25 kilometers south of the city center of Bonn. It belongs to the municipality of the same name and is the administrative headquarters. Linz is a state-recognized tourist resort and designated according to state planning as a center.
Because of its many colorfully and artistically designed old town houses, Linz also calls itself "The Colorful City on the Rhine".
June 5, 2017
"... Linz, the 'colorful city' opposite the mouth of the Ahr, is one of the most visited cities on the Rhine. The visitor will find many well-preserved old streets with old half-timbered houses in which numerous restaurants invite you to linger.
The colorful, often richly decorated, half-timbered buildings with numerous gable shapes and different construction features earned Linz the name 'Colorful City'. They were built around the year 1500. Many were added after the Thirty Years' War and some not until the 20th century.
The Mühlenbach ran openly through the city until 1853. Today its subterranean course is indicated by the white cobblestones.
The statue on the butter market commemorates all market women of the market woman Agnes, who like many peasant women from 1642 to the Second World War came here on foot from a distance of up to 20 km to sell their goods. ... "
April 24, 2021
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