Top 5 Things To Do in Freiburg Germany
On the edge of the black forest in the vineyards of Baden-Wurttemberg, lies a medieval university city called Freiburg.
You will find gothic architecture here. This city is undoubtedly one of the most lively and green cities and also a very sustainable city, speaking from a global perspective. You can also hop onto a cable car a cable-car from the south of the city all the way to the peak of Mt. Schauinsland at over 1200 meters above sea level.
Here is a list of the top 5 things that you can do in Freiburg, Germany!
1. Freiburg Minister – Built in the 13th century just like a Roamnesque church, this piece of architecture took 300 years to complete. You are sure to be caught by awe after having a look at this amazing piece of architecture. This piece of architecture has one of the finest touches of work especially the artistry on the face. This itself is mind-boggling. The tympanum and archivolts here include a stone figures carved during the end of the 1200 century.
2. Munsterplatz – Flattened by bombs in 1944, surrounding the minister is a famous pedestrian square made of cobblestones and ringed by various historic masterpieces and a marketplace that runs every day of the week (except Sundays). This Baroque mansion was built in mid 1700s by an architect called Johaan Christian Wentzinger. It is also known to hold a small museum about the city.
3. Freiburg Bachle – The little waterways in grooves in Freiburg’s old town are one of the other places that you just can’t afford to miss. The system of channels here sums up to near about 15.5 kilometers out of which over 6 kilometers are underground. The bachle helps in cooling things during the summer season. There is also a legend that suggests if someone accidentally places into one, he/she might just end up falling in love and marrying someone from the city of Freiburg.
4. Augustiner Museum – In Augustinerplatz, an ancient Augustinian monastery can be found which has now been churned into a fashionable gallery and boasts art from the Middle Ages to the baroque. Here you can find works from German Renaissance masters like Grunewald, Hans Baldung Grien, etc.
5. The Historic Merchant’s Hall – This is also a Renaissance building that is constructed as a market storehouse. You cannot miss this and is famous for its crimson façade and fancy patterned tiles on its windows.