6 Sights in Gemeinde Dürnstein, Austria (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Gemeinde Dürnstein, Austria. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Gemeinde Dürnstein, Austria.

List of cities in Austria Sightseeing Tours in Gemeinde Dürnstein

1. Steiner Tor

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Steiner Tor Bauer Karl / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Steiner Tor is a preserved gate, originally built in the late 15th century but refashioned in the Baroque style in the city of Krems an der Donau, in the Wachau valley of Austria. It is considered the symbol of the city. Until the last third of the 19th century, the city of Krems was surrounded by a wall. This was systematically razed, and three gates were also removed. From 2005, celebrating the 700-year anniversary of the city rights, the Steiner Tor was restored as much to its original as possible.

Wikipedia: Steiner Tor (EN)

2. Pulverturm

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The Powder Tower in Krems an der Donau is a massive round tower that forms the northeast corner of the former city fortifications and thus towers over the city situation when approaching the city from the east. Due to its characteristic location, it could be described as the second landmark of Krems. As part of the city wall, it dates back to the end of the 15th century (1477), but it was originally flat-roofed and served as a battery tower.

Wikipedia: Pulverturm (Krems) (DE)

3. Dominikanerkirche

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The Dominican Church Krems is a former monastery church of the Dominicans with the patronage of Peter and Paul in the city of Krems an der Donau in Lower Austria. Since 2011/2012, the church has served the Landesgalerie für zeitgenössische Kunst for temporary exhibitions in summer. The former church and the former monastery are under monument protection.

Wikipedia: Dominikanerkirche Krems (DE)

4. Bürgerspitalskirche

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The Bürgerspitalkirche of Krems an der Donau is a Roman Catholic church and is located on the Upper Landstraße right in the center of the city. It is dedicated to Saint James the Younger, the son of Alphaeus and Saint Philip.

Wikipedia: Bürgerspitalkirche (Krems) (DE)

5. Mauterner Brücke

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Mauterner Brücke, formerly known as Stein-Mauterner Brücke, is a bridge across the Danube between Stein District and Mautern an der Donau in Krems an der Donau, Lower Austria. Aggsteiner Straße B33A goes through it.

Wikipedia: Mauterner Brücke (DE)

6. Piaristenkirche

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Piaristenkirche in Krems an der Donau, also known as Krems Frauenbergkirche, is the oldest church in the city. The Roman Catholic Church may be dedicated to St. St. Stephen, patron saint of Paso Parish.

Wikipedia: Piaristenkirche Krems (DE)

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