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Mundenhof is a small city district of Freiburg im Breisgau and lies in the western part of the city. Mundenhof manor house was mentioned the first time in the year 864. Today it houses a small animal park and also offers hiking trails with many vista points. Further it also houses the festival grounds where the annual international ZMF-Festival takes place.
Kaiser-Joseph-Straße is one of the most significant streets in Freiburg im Breisgau. The street, named for Holy Roman Emperor Joseph II, comprises of several travel routes. The road is home to numerous attractions in Freiberg, including Albrecht-Ludwig-Brunnen and many business establishments, restaurants and boutiques. Stretching to about 900 meters (2953 feet) in length, Kaiser-Joseph-Straße begins at Siegesdenkmal and joins the Humboldtstraße and Adelhauser Straße towards south.
The Freiburg Münster defines the city of Freiburg im Breisgau. The highlight of the Gothic-styled church is the 116 meter (380.58 feet) spire that is recognized as one of the most beautiful spires. Other prominent features include the ancient Hosanna bell and the star gallery.
The Old Town in Freiburg is the place that truly unravels the history, art and culture of a the city. This ancient square is lined with building of historical and architectural importance. With the 116- year old Freiburg Minster being the square's greatest highlight, there are other stunning beauties too, like the Historical Merchants' Hall and the Haus Zum Schönen Eck, that will steal your attention. The square hosts a number of cafes and is a pretty easy going place to take a morning or an evening stroll through. It also hosts a daily market filled with the hustle-bustle of locals and tourists alike. Worth a visit for a complete city experience housed in one square.
Münsterplatz surrounds the iconic Munster, in Freiberg im Breisgau. The historic square lies at the very heart of the old town and is home to some of the most iconic attractions in the city. Among these are Historisches Kaufhaus, Wentzingerhaus and the Kornhaus, to name a few. Apart from this, Münsterplatz is known for the large number of independent shops, food stalls and other vendors who offer local products, souvenirs and other collectibles.
Once the financial hub of the area, the Historical Merchants Hall or Historisches Kaufhaus has now gained the status of an important landmark in the city of Freiburg im Breisgau. The red stone building is well maintained and is a matter of great pride for the city.
The Swabian Gate or Schwabentor is located at the fork of Oberlinden and Greiffeneggring. The iconic tower dates back to 1200s and has been renovated several times over the years, but the most significant change was when its size was almost doubled, in 1902, based on the designs of Carl Schäfer. Featuring an onion dome and painter Fritz Geiges's rendition of St. George, the dragon-slaying patron saint of Freiburg im Breisgau, the exteriors of the Schwabentor are quite impressive.
Schlossberg offers some of the most scenic panoramas of the Rhine Valley in Freiburg im Breisgau. The hike up this hill is full of glorious views and great gastronomy. A part of the Black Forest, this tree-covered wonder was once where protective fortresses were built, the ruins of these still remain here like ghosts of Freiburg's past. The exceedingly popular Schloßbergturm located here, features an observation deck and is often sought by adventurers and tourists with shutter fever. Burghaldering ensnares Schlossberg and forms a viable access to the hill.
Located between Freiburg and Ebringen, Schneeburg happens to be a palace ruin. The castle ruins of Schneeburg stand tall at 516 metres (1693 feet) on Schonberg's western summit. It is highly likely that Schneeburg was abandoned prior to 1500. It is also said that the castle suffered massive damage during the German Peasants' War of 1525. Presently, everything that you can find at Schneeburg is a part of the castle's living quarters and a tower. Schneeburg is nearly 17 meters (56 feet) in width and 37 metres (121 feet) in length.
A part of the Black Forest, Schauinsland is located in Oberried, about 25 kilometers from Freiburg im Breisgau. The mountainous area is situated about 1,284 meters (4212.6 feet) from the sea level. For many centuries the place was where zinc, lead and silver were found, today however, no mining operations happen here. Schauinsland as of now is a sight for several outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and skiing, during winters. Apart from this, it is quite famous for the gorgeous panoramas it offers. The peak of Schauinsland is also accessible via a cable car ride from Horben.
Located in Oberried, Mariä Krönung Kirche was built in the 17th Century and was a historic site of a pilgrimage in the region.
Formerly called Altbreisach, Breisach is located about 20 kilometers (12.42 miles) from Freiburg. The quiet little town is said to have been formed by early Roman settlers, founded by the Swabian Dynasty. Historically and culturally rich, the town is home to important historic attractions such as St Stephansmünster, the Romanesque place of worship. Situated along the Rhine river, Breisach is blessed with several scenic views.