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Fuggerei

Jakoberstr. 26 | At the end of Vorderer Lech, 86152 Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 821 3198810
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Old 'alms' like housing

Very intetesting. Particularly the bunker museum. We spent a couple of hours here. It was a Monday... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ourwindsorhouse
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Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
One of the most interesting places to see in Augsburg

This is a place for poor people to live. It costs them 80 cents a year but their utilities to live... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ranewton2015
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Tipp City, Ohio
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The world's oldest social settlement, this estate houses 200 impoverished Catholic tenants.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Jakoberstr. 26 | At the end of Vorderer Lech, 86152 Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very intetesting. Particularly the bunker museum. We spent a couple of hours here. It was a Monday about lunchtime and it was not crowded. Very interesting place. I found Augsburg to be the most interesting so far along the Romantic Road. It is an old...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place for poor people to live. It costs them 80 cents a year but their utilities to live there. We toured the entire area plus a vacant apartment. It was so nice and the outside and courtyards were well maintained. You would...More

Thank ranewton2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Historic and contemporary. worth a walk through to see this fine social experiment from long ago and today.

Thank CintiKidCincinnati
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is interesting attractions and it looks nice. The complex is well preserved and people still live here. The community has long history and there are people live here for hundreds of years.

Thank Ong J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice open air attraction. A trip back in time since one can visit the bunker and even a former apartment concept from the decades ago. A must see!

Thank Umekita
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Certainly worth a visit to see this unique and ancient "public housing" site. Also worthwhile place to have a drink and eat dinner at the German tapas restaurant.

Thank BeyondDownton
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

One of the highlights of the Fuggerei is a WWII bunker with original pieces and instructions on what to do in case of an air strike. Besides that be sure to visit the "original" and "modern" model houses; but double check you are in the...More

Thank goossen
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I visited this area on my last day in Augsburg. As a matter of fact there is not something very special in it but it worth to see it at least one time. Do not forget to see the museum as well.

Thank Amir B
Reviewed 28 April 2017

yes fuggerei is an awesome place to go but when i went there i couldnt get my eyes off the vines on the walls. I could completely put to life what the 'last leaf' vine would've looked like. and to go with all those magical...More

Thank Pulkita P
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Social Housing prototype, here you will see a prototype of the first social housing ever been built and how uptill now there is still inhabitants, with a rent of 1 Euro.

Thank Mostafa G
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