Ingolstadt, an urban district in the state of Bavaria (Bayern), Germany, is “influenced” by the Danube River (since it flows through it! :-)) It’s somewhat famous as it accommodates the German automobile manufacturer Audi.
In the beginning it was much like a citadel city, when it turned into an enclosed defensive wall in later years.
In the midst of an affluent and significant past record, it is considered as a historical city in the spirit of Bavaria. It has some fascinating sights and landmarks!
The city’s most celebrated milestone is the Minster of Our Lady (Liebfrauenmünster), hailed among some of the biggest and most striking Gothic hall churches in southern Germany. The Maria de Victoria Church, built around 1732–1736, is a jewel of Bavarian rococo architecture.
The Old Town Hall (Altes Rathaus), which saw its foundations in the 16th century, could only be completed at the end of the 19th century. The extended amount of time however was utilized effectively to redesign it in the way of the Renaissance. It was only from the time of 1985 that the town hall got off to its original function as Ingolstadt’s Mayoral residence.
Ingolstadt’s schedule is jam-packed by means of events throughout the year. There are certain supreme tourist attractions that cannot be missed.
For example, at the period of the celebratory time, the Christmas market stands for an incredible atmosphere. It’s crammed in the midst of the charming fragrance of Glühwein and roasted almonds.
Or the City Carnival, which starts in summer in the group of some widespread programs of cultural events. It keeps the momentum till the autumn by the jazz festivals which jazz enthusiast from around the world spellbound the crowd.
As for museums and arts, there’s the Toy Museum, a mesmerizing interactive museum where guests are specifically encouraged to get involved and have fun. Then the Alf Lechner Museum, dedicated to Alf Lechner (a renowned steel sculptors), is an inclusive museum of present-day art. Or what about the Museum of Concrete Art, which is brought into play as a site for concerts, discussions and talks.
Also, in Ingolstadt, there are innumerable private galleries, providing art aficionados an occasion to witness effort by regional artists together with some nationally and internationally acclaimed names.