Located southeast of Nuremberg, on a bend of the Danube River, Regensburg, Germany, is a beautifully preserved medieval city.
It was home to the Holy Roman Empire's Imperial Diet from 1663 until Napoleon dissolved the Empire in 1806. See Dom St. Peter, a Gothic cathedral (with impressive stained glass) and the house at Keplerstrasse 5, where the astronomer Johannes Kepler lived, which is now a small museum.
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