Thursday, April 4, 2013

Regensburg, Germany - World Cultural Heritage

Regensburg Weltkulturerbe (World Heritage)
World Cultural Heritage

Panorama of the ancient city of Regensburg - man say it's "the northernmost townn of Italy"

Foto: Thomas Ferber

postmarked in 2013 with Matching Germany stamp featuring the Church you see in the postcard

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Regensburg is a city in Bavaria, Germany, located where the Danube and Regen rivers meet. Regensburg is the capital of the Bavarian administrative region Upper Palatinate. The large medieval centre of the city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The first settlements in Regensburg date to the Stone Age. The Celtic name Radasbona was the oldest name given to a settlement near the present city. Around AD 90, the Romans built a fort there.

Germany stamp 2011 - 75
Altstadt Regensburg (Old Town of Regensburg)
Weltkulturerbe der UNESCO (World Heritage Site by UNESCO)

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