a city on the river Danube

City of many aspects - city with rich traditions and exciting history, breathing with the modern city air, vital - Ingolstadt, the former residence of the Bavarian dukes, a university city and a fortress on Danube will enthuse you with its charm of late Middle Ages and rich atmosphere.

Ingolstadt is a city in the Free State of Bavaria, located along the banks of the river Danube. It’s Bavaria’s fourth largest city. It offers many Gothic buildings, such as the Herzogskasten (Old ducal castle; ca. 1255) and the New Castle, which was built from 1418 onwards. The largest church is the Gothic hall, Church of Our Lady, which was begun in 1425.Also the churches of Saint Maurice (1235) and of the Gnadenthal and Franciscans monasteries date from the Gothic era. The Kreuztor (1385) is one of the remaining gates of the old city wall. The Gothic Old City Hall was constructed in the 14th century, and later altered several times.The Baroque era is represented by the Old Anatomy Building of the university and the church St. Maria de Victoria.Many buildings of the neo-classical fortification of Leo von Klenze have been preserved, such as the Reduit Tilly and the towers Baur and Triva. As well as being the home of the headquarters of the car manufacturer Audi, the town is also home to Audi's museum mobile, which is open to the public and presents historic exhibits and offers guided tours.

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