Sights in Augsburgs Districts

Congress at the Park/Hotel tower
In the early 1970s Wittelsbacher Park was developed on the south edge of the city center, with the prominent concrete architecture of the hotel tower and the neighboring convention center. The convention center has been renovated with modern technology, interior design and lighting which provides the facilities for conventions, conferences, meetings as well as cultural events, concerts and comedy performances.
Industrial Monument/Museum
tim | State Textil and Industry Museum Augsburg
Furnished with its own weaving mills, spinning machines and a runway for fashion history, the State Textile and Industry Museum (tim) shows that Augsburg was an important place for the textile Industry in Europe from 1840 until the second half of the 20th century. The museum has its home in the former Augsburg Worsted Spinning Mill, one of the earliest factories established in Bavaria.
Park Theater Kurhaus Goeggingen
In 1886 the planned Park Theater of the Hessing Orthopedic Sanatorium was opened. The “casino with a winter garden” us a light filled iron, glass and cast iron construction and a monument of architectural engineering. The only preserved multi purpose theater that was built in the founders period. Today it is a performance venue for the Park Theater.
Industrial Culture/Museum
Hundreds of works by 200 artists representing varying styles makes the Art Museum Walter one of the largest private collections in Germany. A 6000 square meter space displays works by R. Peng, Marks Luepertz, Georg Baselitz and the glass artist Egidio Costantini. The industrial monument also includes the State Gallery for Modern Art and the H2 Center for Contemporary Art.
Architecture/Art Nouveau
Sacred Heart Church Augsburg Pfersee
The catholic city parish church, Sacred Heart was christened in 1910 and it is the largest Art Nouveau style church in southern Germany. The interior decor of the church is unique nationwide.
Botanical Gardens Augsburg-Spickel
Adjacent to the Zoo, Augsburg’s Botanical Gardens were established in 1936. Since that time around 25 acres have been added to the facility and it is open year-round. The highlights include the “Plant world under Glass”, the Japanese garden and the blooming of the tulips in Spring. The garden’s themes span from the Roman gardens to the farmers gardens or the pharmeceutical gardens to the water gardens.
Zoo Augsburg-Spickel
The Augsburg Zoo was established in 1937 and is located on 54 acres of land in the city forest with approximately 1,500 animals of 250 species. The highlights are the Africa panorama, the carnivore house and several newly constructed houses and outdoor habitation areas.
Industrial Culture/Museum
Waterworks at Hochablass
The Neo-Renaissance style structure at Hochablass was built in 1878-79 which allowed for the provision of municipal drinking water in Augsburg. It is an important European monument to technical innovation. The plunger pumps and air pressure vessels “made in Augsburg” makes this monument a cornerstone of Augsburg’s application for the UNESCO World Heritage site for its historical water management.
Olympic canoe slalom course at the Eiskanal
On the Occasion of the Munich Summer Olympic Games in 1972, the first artificial canoe slalom course in the world was built in Augsburg. The course and facilties, which are still used for international competitions today, were conceived in the architectural style of the Olympic Park in Munich.