Max-Reger-City Weiden i.d.OPf.
Weiden is the center of the northern Upper Palatinate. Since it appeared first in a document in the year 1241 the city is looking back on a continuous development of trade and industry. It is located at the historical trading routes “Goldene Straße” and “Magdeburger Straße”. Global player of the porcelain industry and of the textile retail carry the cities name all over the world.
The name of the composer Max Reger, who grew up in Weiden, is closely linked with the city. He was made famous for his organ songs.
Worth seeing is the historical center of Weiden with its many shops and cafes. Listen to the carillon at the old townhall or visit the evangelican church St. Michael, the catholic church St. Josef built in Jugendstil or take part at a guided tour through the city.