Move to Freiburg im Breisgau!
Freiburg im Breisgau is located in the Baden-Württemberg in Germany. Baden-Württemberg is one of the 16 states of Germany and is situated in the southwestern part of Germany. Freiburg is one of the old German university towns; it is well known for its medieval ministry and university. It has advanced environmental practices and it is considered a green town as well as a high standard of living. Freiburg is the primary entrance point for admiring the Black Forest and it is located in a major wine-growing region.
Freiburg is famous for its beautiful scenery and its climate, which is relatively warm and sunny. The easy access if offers to the Black Forest give the town a steady income of tourists therefore helping it leave its mark on the map.
The city also has the longest cable car run in Germany, which goes from Günterstal to the mountain Schauinsland that is nearby.
One of the characteristics of the city is the gutters system, named Bächle, which stretches throughout the center and that used to provide water for extinguishing fires and feeding livestock. The water in these gutters is constantly being diverted from the Dreisam, which empties into the Elz. In the Middle Ages, using these Bächle as sewage was punishable. The water running through these now cools off the atmosphere in the city and its calming sound makes for a pleasant and calming atmosphere.
When visiting the old city, a rather famous place to go to is the Augustinerplatz, which is one of the central squares there. In the past there was an Augustian monastery there, that was remodeled in the Augustiner Museum in 1921 and is now a vastly popular social space where Freiburg’s young resident gather. There are several restaurants and bars and a well-known brewery that hundreds of students frequent named “Feierling”.
The Münsterplatz is located at the centre of the old city. Münsterplatz can be translated as Cathedral Square and it is the largest square in Freiburg. In this place, every day except on Sunday, farmers markets are held. Also here is located Freiburg’s Münster which is a red sandstone gothic minster cathedral which was build in the year 1200 and 1530 and that has an amazing towering spire which is what made it famous.
Other places you should visit if you ever get a chance are the Historical Merchants Hall on the south side of Freiburg’s Münsterplatz that displays a Late Gothic style capable of making you wonder at it for hours and that is decorated with the coat of arms and statues of four different Habsburg emperors. Then there is the old city hall, the Altes Rathaus completed in 1559 and the Platz der alten Synagoge meaning the Old Synagogue Square, on the outskirts of the historic old city.
For an breathtaking overview of the city and it’s sorounding region, head over to the east of the city centre, at the Schlossberg hill. You can go there by using the Schlossbergbahn funicular railway that connects the city centre and the hill.
Many choose to move to Freiburg because of its long history as a centre of research and academia and to try to step on the footprints of numerous Nobel Laureates and intellectual figures that lived there. The city is the home of a renowned university in Germany and also one of the oldest, as well as its medical centre. The Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg has nurtured great, important figures such as Friedrich Hayek, Max Weber, Johann Eck and Martin Heidegger and it is considered as one of the top when it comes to research and teaching in Europe.
There are also other educational institutes that one can choose from such as the Freiburg Music Academy, the Freiburg University of Education, the International University of Cooperative Education IUCE and others just as important to our evolution.
There are many other sites to visit and knowledge to acquire during a trip there, and many of the visitors decide to stay and slowly take everything in. If you want to move we can help.
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