Fürstenfeldbruck in Bavaria

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Aerial view of Cloister Fürstenfeld © Bernd Hagmeier

Aerial view of Cloister Fürstenfeld © Bernd Hagmeier

Fürstenfeldbruck is a town in Bavaria, Germany. It is the capital of the district of Fürstenfeldbruck. It has a population of 34.000. Since the 1930s, Fürstenfeldbruck has had an air force base. Fürstenfeldbruck covers an area of 32.53 km². It is located halfway between Munich and Augsburg, and along the Amper river.

The name of Fürstenfeldbruck is composed of two parts, namely ‘Bruck’, Bavarian dialect for ‘bridge’ (meaning the bridge over the Amper river) and after the famous monastery of Fürstenfeld Abbey.

City Hall © Nidira König Ludwig Brewery - Marthabräuhalle © Bergfalke2 Event Center © Richard Huber Church of St Mary - Fürstenfeld Abbey © Zinnmann WWI memorial © SPBer Aerial view of Cloister Fürstenfeld © Bernd Hagmeier
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König Ludwig Brewery - Marthabräuhalle © Bergfalke2
Main sights are:

  • Cistercian monastery (Fürstenfeld Abbey), founded in 1266 by Louis II, Duke of Bavaria and closed in 1803. It was one of the favourite monasteries of the Wittelsbach family.
  • Parish church of St. Magdalene (late 17th century)
  • Pilgrim church of St. Leonhard. A Gothic building which can be crossed riding a horse.
  • Aumühle, a 14th century mill now housing the municipal library.

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