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Fuggerei, Augsburg

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Fuggerei is the oldest social housing project in the world, set up in the 16th century. Explore the walled enclave, and visit the model home to see what the houses look like inside. A visit to the museum, Catholic church, and a World War II bunker is included with your admission. In the museum, see what the apartments looked like when they were built more than 400 years ago, and learn more about the ethos of this project. Make sure to stop for a coffee and slice of cake in the restaurant. Guided tours are available. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Augsburg holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Fuggerei and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • While working around Altstadt Augsburg, I followed the signs to Fuggerei and decided to go in for visit. There is a lot signage and information about the community and Jakob Fugger so you can... 
    While working around Altstadt Augsburg, I followed the signs to Fuggerei and decided to go in for visit. There is a lot signage and information about the community and Jakob Fugger so you can...  more »
  • This location is one that should not be missed if you are already in the area. It was as if I had been transported to another era. It is professionally managed, and there are unique anecdotes related....  more
    This location is one that should not be missed if you are already in the area. It was as if I had been transported to another era. It is professionally managed, and there are unique anecdotes related....  more »
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  • Beautiful historical place with the nice and smooth vibe. To be honest, I am not fan of museum but I am happy that I have visited this place and got some information and knowledge through visiting this place. some interesting information about Deutschland's history and about inhabitants. I definitely suggest you guys to visit this place.
  • An amazing community that was started over 500 years ago to help people who wanted to work but could not afford housing. The museum detailing history is a must see, and it is a worthwhile visit for the beauty of the buildings.

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