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Located on the banks of the Danube, Regensburg with its 150.000 inhabitants, is both a modern Bavarian city and still a medieval wonder. For more than 600 years - from 1245 till 1803, when Napoleon came - Regensburg has been a free imperial city and a buzzling trade and cultural centre. Lots of the medieval architecture survived the centuries and even the devastations of Second World War. Regensburg - founded in 179 by the roman emperor Marcus Aurelius is a historic city in a unique state of preservation, living witness to two thousand years of rich and colourful history. At every turn one encounters truly outstanding historical monuments and architectural marvels. The experience is deepened by the exquisite collections at the city's fine museums, and made yet more enjoyable by the typically Bavarian hospitality of the locals. Located on the beautiful Danube, Regensburg is also the perfect starting-place for river cruises and excursions.