14 Sights in Krems an der Donau, Austria (with Map and Images)

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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. Kunsthalle Krems

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Kunsthalle Krems-Stein is an international exhibition center in the state of Lower Austria built by architect Adolf Krischanitz from 1992 to 1995 at the former tobacco factory in the Stein district. Kunsthalle was temporarily closed from June 2016 to July 2017 as it underwent a € 3. 5 million full renovation and was completed on July 1, 2017. It reopened on July 18, 2017. Elsewhere, Minoritenkirche is used as an alternative residence.

Wikipedia: Kunsthalle Krems (DE)

3. Pulverturm

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Pulverturm in Krems an der Donau is a huge round tower that forms the northeast corner of the former city fortifications, so it overlooks the city as you approach from its east side. Because of its unique location, it can be called the second landmark of Krems. As part of the city wall, it can be traced back to the end of the 15th century. 1477), but originally had a flat roof and was used as a battery tower.

Wikipedia: Pulverturm (Krems) (DE)

4. Frauenbergkirche

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Frauenbergkirche Cha già José from Vienna, Austria / CC BY-SA 2.0

Frauenbergkirche Mariae Himmelfahrt, located in Stein an der Donau on the Danube, a district of Krems an der Donau, is a former church that has been a monument to soldiers killed in both world wars since the mid-1960s. It is built on a rock terrace above St. Nicholas Parish Church and connected to it by a steep Frauenbergstiege. This tower, commonly known as Alter Michl, is a feature of Stein Town.

Wikipedia: Frauenbergkirche (Stein) (DE)

5. Pfarrkirche hl. Nikolaus

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The Parish Church of Stein an der Donau is located in Stein an der Donau, on the extension of Steiner Landstraße to Frauenbergkirche in the municipality of Krems an der Donau, Lower Austria. Roman Catholic parish church St. Nicholas belongs to the Dean's Office of Krems in St. Porten Parish. This church is listed as a historical monument.

Wikipedia: Pfarrkirche Stein an der Donau (DE)

6. Dominikanerkirche

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Dominikanerkirche Krems is a former Dominican monastery church located in the town of Krems an der Donau in the state of Lower Austria. The church has been providing temporary summer exhibitions for Landesgalerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst since 2011/12. Former churches and monasteries are protected.

Wikipedia: Dominikanerkirche Krems (DE)

7. Pfarrkirche Krems-Lerchenfeld

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The parish church Krems-Lerchenfeld is located in the district of Lerchenfeld in the city of Krems an der Donau in Lower Austria. The Roman Catholic parish church of Maria Königin und hl. Severin belongs to the deanery of Krems in the diocese of St. Pölten. The church is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Pfarrkirche Krems-Lerchenfeld (DE)

8. Karikaturmuseum

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Karikaturmuseum Krems is the only satirical art museum in Austria, focusing on political cartoons, humorous paintings, cartoons and illustrations. It is located in Krems-Stein (Lower Austria)-in the middle of the Krems Art Mile-next to Kunsthalle Krems and Landesgalerie Niederösterreich.

Wikipedia: Karikaturmuseum Krems (DE)

9. BG/BRG Piaristengasse Krems

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Krems Bundesgymnasum und Bundesrealgymnasum Krems, formerly Piaristengymnasum Krems, is a traditional secondary school located in Krems on the Danube, specializing in humanities, science and language education. The historic part of the building is protected.

Wikipedia: Bundesgymnasium und Bundesrealgymnasium Krems (DE)

10. Landesgalerie NÖ

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Landesgalerie Niederösterreich is a cultural institution in the state of Lower Austria in Krems-Stein. It is located in Kunstmeile Krems, next to Kunsthalle Krems, Karikaturmuseum Krems, Forum Frohner and Steiner Minoritenkirche.

Wikipedia: Landesgalerie Niederösterreich (DE)

11. 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)

12. Alte Klosterkirche der Justizanstalt Stein

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In the 19th century, the old monastery church of the Stein prison was the church of the monastery of the Redemptorists in Stein an der Donau. It was built in the course of the construction of the monastery from 1839 to 1843.

Wikipedia: Alte Klosterkirche der Justizanstalt Stein (DE)

13. 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)

14. Piaristenkirche

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The Piarist Church in Krems an der Donau, also Kremser Frauenbergkirche, is the oldest church in the city. The Roman Catholic Church may have been dedicated to St. Stephen, the patron saint of the Diocese of Passau.

Wikipedia: Piaristenkirche Krems (DE)

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