Ansbach is an ancient town formed around the building of a Benedictine monastery by Franconian noble, Gumbertus. This Franconian noble was later canonized. In 1221, Ansbach officially became a town and people have visited the town and its beautiful village ever since.
Your first stop should be the beautiful Castle of the Margraves of Brandenburg-Ansbach. The castle was rebuilt in the 17th century and boasts gorgeous Baroque architecture and interiors that you don’t want to miss.
The Margrave museum provides visitors with a rich insight into the town and its formation surrounding the 8th-century Benedictine abbey.
You also don’t want to miss the beautiful churches of St. Gumbertus and St. Johannis which were both built in the 15th century. Both churches boast beautiful architecture as well as a place to relax your mind and feet for a few minutes.
Another church you’ll want to visit is the Gambertus Church, a gorgeous 3-towered Protestant church which hosts occasional concerts and recitals. Call to find out specific times for various concerts and recitals if you’re interested.
The beautiful Court Garden, also known as the Hofgarten, will quickly grab your attention with its gorgeous greenery. Relax for a few moments in nature and breathe in the fresh air.
The Kaspar Hauser Monument is definitely worth a mention. There is a tale that is widely debated about Kaspar Hauser who is known to be an abandoned child who lived in 19th century Germany. Hauser is believed to have ties to the royal House of Baden. For further information on Kaspar Hauser, google the name, and you’ll be able to find plenty of information on this debatable and interesting tale.
As your day comes to a close in this gorgeous Ansbach, take a stroll through Wolframs-Eschenbach. Wolframs-Eschenbach is a small town which was founded in the middle ages. The town has fortunately very well maintained its 500-year old structures and architecture. It was named for the Minnesinger Wolfram von Eschenbach who was a medieval poet.
You’re certain to enjoy your visit to Ansbach, an ancient and beautiful German town in the stunning and unique state of Bavaria.