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Konstanz is a beautiful city in Germany, located more exactly within the Baden Wurttemberg state, in the Freiburg region and the Konstanz district, on Lake Constance. Konstanz is actually a university city, as it is home to the University of Konstanz. The history of Konstanz goes back to the late Stone Age, around 40 AD, when the first Romans settled the site. Since then, Konstanz grew to be a charming community. According to the 2010 census, Konstanz has a total population of 84,693 residents and spans on a total area of 21.49 square miles (55.65 sq km).
Top Attractions within Konstanz
The Constance Minster or Cathedral is one of the main landmarks and most representative symbols of Konstanz. The cathedral was built in 615, making this proto-cathedral one of the oldest historic sites in the city. The cathedral has a great Gothic architectural style that will surely impress you. Another great religious site you can visit in Konstanz is Peterhausen Abbey, a former Benedictine monastery dating back to 983.
The Konstanz Harbor is a great place to relax, take in the fresh air, and admire the scenery, with the Alps seen in the distance. The harbor is home to numerous parks where you can have a nice relaxing time and fill yourself with tranquility and serenity. The view lake is simply amazing. You will also find here many restaurants.
The Old Town (Niederburg) is the historic center of Konstanz, where you can admire numerous historic buildings that have an interesting architecture and a mixture of medieval narrow streets. There are also numerous shops and boutiques here, as well as restaurants and groceries.
Restaurants. Being a university town, Konstanz is home to numerous restaurants and provides many culinary opportunities that will satisfy every tastebud. Some of the best restaurants in Konstanz include Turmi, Tolle Knolle, Ristorante da Giuseppe, Papageno, Hexenkuche, Defne, Karma, Pinocchio, and many others.