Waiblingen Travel Guide

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Watchtower

Watchtower

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City in brief

Waiblingen, capital of  the Rems-Murr-Kreis county, is a town of about 50,000 inhabitants. It is situated approx. 10 miles in the east of Stuttgart.

Waiblingen is famous for the global company "Stihl", which was founded in a suburb of Waiblingen called "Neustadt".

There is an anual festival in Waiblingen called "Waiblinger Altstadtfest", which attracts thousands of peoples from the immediate regions.

History

Waiblingen is a medieval town, founded around 885  a.D., and still has loads of artificats from then (e.g. timbered houses)

Sights

Landmarks of the town are;

- a watchtower from the 15th century built by Romans

- a town gate from 1300

- the well preserved city wall including its battlement

You might find pictures at http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waiblingen

 

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August 11, 2006 new by brian2 (4 points)

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