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26 July 2014 Feuchtwangen has a history of more than 1200 years.  A lot of historical buildings remain, dot the main square at the town centre.   Feuchtwangen is named as the 'festival hall of Franconia' with the four big festivals during the year and huge half-timber Franconia houses in the centre.  The focal point of the square is the Röhrenbrunnen fountain build in 1726.  The statue is Minerva, the Protectrewss of Commerce .  At time of visit, it was full of colourful flowers.   Other famous spots include: Romanesque cloisters, the Kreuzgang - dated from 12th century Handwerkerstuben - workshops preserved in their original state, e.g. a confectioner's, a dyer's, a potter's, a shoemaker's, etc.  The collegiate church, the Stiftskirche - Different church parts dated between Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque periods. The altar, dedicated to Mary, was created in 1484 by Michael Wolgemut , who taught Albrecht