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Aschaffenburg is a German city located in the Lower Franconia region, in Bavaria. Situated on the Spessart Hills, near the Rhine-Main plain, Aschaffenburg has a gorgeous location. Aschaffenburg is the administrative seat of the Aschaffenburg district, although it is not a part of it. The name of the city is relatively recent, but in the Middle Ages it had similar variations like Ascaffaburc, Ascapha and Ascaphaburg. It means "castle at the ash three river" and is a reference at the Aschaff River that can be seen in town. The earliest settlements of the city that is called Aschaffenburg today date from the Stone Age. In present, 82% of the 69,000 residents declared that they are happy with the city where they live. Aschaffenburg has 62 squared kilometers. A trip to Aschaffenburg will offer you the chance to meet famous residents like comedian Urban Priol, footballer Jose Holebas and singer Daria Kinzer.
Top Attractions within Aschaffenburg
Naturwissenschaflichen Museum Aschaffenburg or the Natural History Museum of Aschaffenburg is located at 15 Wermbachstrasse and is opened daily, with the exception of Wednesday. To enter the museum, settled in 1900 in a 1681 building, you will have to pay a small fee. In exchange, you will have the chance to see a herbarium and a large mineral collection, among others.
City Galerie is a large shopping center located downtown Aschaffenburg. This is the largest mall in the Bavaria area and at the opening it was one of the first indoor shopping malls of Germany. Since 2008, it has a new and large food court and stores like H&M, C&A, Esprit and Media Markt City.
Fussgangerzone is a pedestrian shopping area in the city center of Aschaffenburg. The area is closed to motor vehicles and is filled with fancy stores and upscale restaurants. This is the perfect place to spend a relaxing day in Aschaffenburg, as it is gorgeous and it has numerous attraction of which you will not get bored.