Bad Wimpfen

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The area of Bad Wimpfen was settled since the Bronze age. Celts are believed to name the place as well as the river Neckar, on which the town stands. Bad Wimpfen consists of two parts - the older one situates on the coast of the river, and another (also containing the town centre) sits on the hill. As a town Bad Wimpfen is known since 13th century, and turbulent winds of history has blown through it. One of the bloodiest battles of Thirty Year's War took place near town in 1622, thus known as "Battle of Wimpfen". Nowadays, town enjoys peaceful times, being an attractive spa resort and offering its visitors an eye candy of numerous preserved (and beautifully renovated) historical buildings.

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