Wir freuen uns über jede Rückmeldung. Ihre Botschaft geht nur an das Administrator Team. Danke fürs Mitmachen, das zur Verbesserung des Systems oder der Inhalte beitragen kann. Ihre Nachricht (optional mit Ihrer E-Mail):
unbekannter Gast

Urfahr#

Urfahr, Upper Austria, part of the town of Linz on the northern bank of the Danube, at the foot of Poestlingberg Mountain, mainly residential area, no industry; Linz University; "Lentia 2000" building complex with shopping centre and Neue Galerie (New Gallery) of the town of Linz; administrative centre of Linz (New Town Hall). - Documented mention in 1290, town status since 1882, associated with Linz since 1919, 1945-1955 headquarters of the Russian occupation forces in Upper Austria, had its own town administration and autonomy; former Capuchin monastery (1690-1694) with present parish church (1692-1694), ceiling painting after J. Fuehrich (1883-1886) by M. Gheri. The traditional Urfahr funfair is a popular entertainment event.

Literature#

A. Ziegler, Rueckblick auf die Geschichte der Stadt Urfahr, 1920; F. Mayrhofer, Erinnerungen an Alt-Urfahr, exhibition catalogue, Urfahr, 1982.