Eichstätt Travel Guide

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    Residence Palace in the square
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    Square with fountain
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Eichstätt Things to Do

  • Willibaldsburg GArden

    This English garden is said to be well known in the region and Europe. This is a replica of the grden that existed back in 1613, and was laid out by the BAvarian Palace Department taken from drawings (not photos) of the garden designed by BAsilius Besler. Flowers are planted to follow the blooming seasons in a rotation and are interspersed within a...

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  • Willibaldsburg Museums

    There is the Jura (fossil) museum and the natural prehistoric museum. Both are inside the courtyard and have taken up most of the space of the rooms around there. The museums were rather good and well presented, especially the aquarium taking up a large room with many varieties of fish and water species. The museums are open in April-September...

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  • Willibaldsburg on Hill

    These are pictures of the castle that overlooks the town, and arched entry into the castle. it served as the Bishops residence from 1355 to 1725; long time. The twin towers are from 1609, and the castle was deemed an excellent defense position in rough times. The castle inside does not have a lot to see unless you go into the two museums; one being...

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  • REbdorf Monastery

    Rebdorf Monastery is about one mile to the west of town and has a large complex with remnants of days when it was the foundation of canon rulers here. Most of the complex was built in 1700's

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  • Town Hall/Marktplatz

    The square has a fountain called Willibaldbrunn from 1695, and it is in the middle of the town Hall. The statue of Willibald is from 1625 designed by Hans Krumper. The Town Hall with the tower is from 1444, but redesigned in 1823 into BAroque style. The other buildings are built between 1600-1700's

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  • Evangelical Luthern Church

    Near the REsidence platz is this church with an octagon shapes of the front. The red brick building was constructed by August Tiersch in 1885-87 in Italianate/Romanseque style

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  • Kloster WAllburg

    This convent and parish of St. WAllberg is to the west of the main center about four blocks. It is a very large complex and the views are outstanding. The convent was founded in 1035, and this holds the tomb of; of course, St. WAllburga. The buildings are form 17th and 18th centuries and the elaborate inside of the church is from 1629-31. The tower...

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  • Schutengelkirche church of Eichstatt

    It is located in Leonrodplatz on Ostenstrasse. The wonderful decorated interior is dated back to 1717-1739. Frescoes done by John Rossner are adorning the walls and ceilings. The altar paintings done in 1739 were by Johann Holzer. In the midst of the church are old buildings from 18th century and now some is a seminary for priests.

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  • Dom Schatzkammer

    There is a minor display of items in the treasury; not as much as I thought it should have. There is a variety of items. It costs 3 Euro to go into the Treasury connected to the church adjacent to it. There is an outside entrance, or you can enter from inside the church

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  • Residence in the Square

    The REsidence has three wings and they were designed combined by Jacob Engel and Gabriel de Gabeli. The construction lasted 1700 to 1727. The rococo style staircase and the mirror hall was added in 1767 under the guidance of Mauritio Pediti. From 817 to 1833 it was the seat of ruling for the Dukes of Leutenberg. This has been a district office...

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  • Dom church

    The Dom is the large complex as well as the complex. It was a separated area from the town because it was part of the Holy Roman Empire and the Pope Bishop region core. At the time in 1789 the town had 58,000 residents. The town joined the Catholic sect in 1617, and until the Secularization in 1802 it remained so. After Napoleon rule died out, it...

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  • An angel

    What a cute angel on the fountain! The Marienbrunnen is just on the other corner of the Rezidenzplatz

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  • Tower of the cathedral

    When walking around the cathedral, I had to take this pic. I liked the other buildings much more than this tower.

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  • Bishop's residence

    What a great entrance to his home! It's just on the other side of the cathedral on the Residenzplatz

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  • Rezidenzplatz

    I really was impressed by the Rezidenzplatz. It's so huge, compared to the small town. But it is beautiful.

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Eichstätt Hotels

  • Hotel Adler

    Marktplatz 22, Eichstatt, Bavaria, 85072, Germany

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Hotel garni Fuchs

    Ostenstrasse 8, Eichstatt, Bavaria, 85072, Germany

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Landgasthof Hotel Proell

    Am Haselberg 1, Eichstätt, Bavaria, 85072, Germany

    Good for: Business

Eichstätt Shopping

  • tessy's Profile Photo

    by tessy Written Feb 10, 2004

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    What to buy: Sometimes I prefer buying some of these green things instead of flowers. they were all hand made, but as I had only a bike, I didn't buy one. :-(

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Eichstätt Off The Beaten Path

  • Willibaldsburg

    On our way back I had to take this pic. It's kust the other side of the castle. Eischstaett is just on the other side of the mountain.

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  • Willibaldsburg

    We didn't visit the Willbaldburg, because we had to cycle back and we wanted to visit the quarry that day. It's situated up on a mountain. In former times, the bishops lived there (1355-1725). Today there are museums

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  • Fossils

    Yeah - we found a fossil! yes, it's a little one, but imagine our happiness when being successful.You can rent a hammer and a chisel at the quarry. It was a lot of fun, a must see for families with the kids! They were all working hard to find something.Enlarge the pic and you will recognizw our fossils!

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Eichstätt Sports & Outdoors

Eichstätt Favorites

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    by tessy Written Feb 10, 2004

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    Favorite thing: Eichstaett is situated in the valley of the Altmuehl. People go there to hike, to bike , to climb or to canoe. It's just between Munich and Nuremberg.

    Fondest memory: What I liked most about Eicstaett was the atmosphere. Friendly people, beautiful monuments, lots of outdoor restaurants, not the stress of a big town.

    Eistaett seen from the quarry
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