The Steinerne Brücke, or Stone Bridge, glows in the
The bridge was constructed from 1135 to 1146 to eliminate the need for erecting
and repairing temporary wooden bridges. It has 15 arches and runs nearly 1/3
kilometer from the Altstadt to Stadtamhof (a district that was a Bavarian border
town in the days when Regensburg was a Free Imperial City). At one time, the
Steinerne Brücke was an important crossing point
along the main trade route between Venice and Northern Europe.