Kempten im Allgau Travel Guide

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Kempten is located on the River Iller in the Allgäu, Bavaria and is the centre of a dairy region that is widely known for its cheeses. Among the city's manufactures are textiles, paper, and beer. Of Celtic origin, Kempten became a flourishing Roman colony called Cambodunum. Kempten passed to Bavaria in 1803.

Must see sights/attractions include: the Archaeological Park, The Corn Warehouse, the Rathausplatz Fountain, The Sankt Lorenz Basilika, The Sankt Mang Church, The Duke Abbots Residence and The Freitreppe (the steps that connect the upper part of town with the lower one) to name but a few.

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Kempten is approximately 2000 years old

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