Since 1896 Waidhofen an der Ybbs has been a town with an own statute (Statutarstadt) and has app. 12 000 inhabitants. It has a size of 131 km². The most interesting sight of Waidhofen is the historic town centre itself. Magnificent town houses (most of them are built in gothic style) are situated at Oberer and Unterer Stadtplatz, Freisingerberg and Hoher Markt. The oldest element of the town is the northern part of the Oberer Stadtplatz, near the castle and the Parish Church. Find property for sale in Waidhofen an der Ybbs.
It was first mentioned in 1186 and has been the economic centre of the Ybbstal valley since the 14th century. Waidhofen an der Ybbs is a very pretty small town with a historic core, lots of noteworthy architecture and great access to the Ybbstal or Ybbs River Valley. Waidhofen′s Altstadt or old city centre is comprised of two large squares, the Upper and Lower City Square (Unterer and Oberer Stadtplatz). There is an onion-domed tower between these two squares, the Stadtturm, the most famous landmark of Waidhofen. Get your own property in Waidhofen an der Ybbs.
The tower makes a good starting point for Waidhofen sightseeing: It is open to the public (for a fee, it′s Austria after all), and grants a great view over the city and its surroundings. Nearby, there is the Heimatmuseum or town museum, which will give you further insights to the history and culture of the Ybbstal Valley. Here you will quickly grasp how traumatic the permanent threat of a Turkish invasion was. Buy your real-estate (flat, apartment, house, luxury villa, land or business/commercial property) in Waidhofen an der Ybbs.
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