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[[File:Waldkirchen1.jpg|thumb|left|Waldkirchen township]]
It was mentioned for the first time in 1203. Soon it became an important trading place along the "Goldener Steig" (Golden Path), a salt-trading route between Bavaria and Bohemia in the late [[Middle Ages]]. In the 13th century the [[Bishop of Passau]] gave '''Waldkirchen''' the title of a "Markt" ([[Market (place)|market]]).
After several raids of [[Bohemian]] soldiers during the 15th century the city was surrounded by the "Ringmauer", a big stonewall which is still to be seen in many places of the city.