City of Memmingen:Schrannenplatz

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Red Route - Schrannenplatz


Water from the river, earlier essential for the town’s craftsmen, has been diverted from Benninger Ried into Memmingen since before C.12th.


The fisher festival, celebrated annually in July, has a long tradition. The fishers’ fountain, donated in 1955, is the symbol for “Fishers’ Day”.


Wheat and rye were distributed throughout the whole of southern Germany from this corn-market and distribution-point.

Goldener Löwe

The oldest wine-tavern in the town is the “Golden Lion”, with its venerable wine parlour on the first floor. A cannonball under the gable bears witness to the siege of 1647.