Bike Touring Highlight
The city was first documented in 791, the city was raised in 1282 to the Free Imperial City. Despite a strong destruction by air raids during World War II, the city contains much to see. The city hall is the landmark of the city, a "splendid achievement of southern German Renaissance architecture" (Baedecker). Opposite the birthplace of Friedrich Rückert; in the market square the Friedrich-Rückert-monument. The Museum Georg Schäfer (Brückenstr. 20) is definitely worth a visit, featuring in a brilliant architecture the most important private collection of 19th century art with the world's largest collection of paintings by the painter Carl Spitzweg (open Tue-Sun 10-17h, Thu bis 21:00). Further library Otto Schäfer (Judithstr. 16) with the almost complete printing-graphic work of Albrecht Dürer (open Tue-Sat 14-17h, Sun 10-17h).
July 8, 2018
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