Le Chic En Rose

Diaries of an independent traveller

In the heart of Regensburg’s Altstadt you can find the Altes Rathaus building. It sounds rather amusing in English – the idea of lots of “rats” living here (and maybe there were in medieval times) . The word Rathaus like many others in German, is a combination of 2 words, “Rat” meaning council and “Haus” …

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Following on from our enjoyable lunch at the historic Wurstkuchl in Regensburg, we set off explore more of the Altstadt (Old Town). Regensburg is a marvellous place to visit as the city escaped relatively unscathed from the ravages of the World War 2 bombing and thus most of the Altstadt has been preserved in its …

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