25 Sights in Eupen, Belgium (with Map and Images)
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1. Kirche zur Unbefleckten Empfängnis (Klosterkirche)
The Church of the Immaculate Conception in Eupen, province of Liège, Belgium, is a Roman Catholic church building and a former monastery church of the Capuchins. In some sources and in the population as well as in travel guides it is therefore simply called Klosterkirche Eupen or Kapuzinerkirche Eupen. Under its French name: "Sainte Marie", it is the religious center, especially for the francophone inhabitants of the city. The present church building was built between 1773 and 1776 according to plans by the Milanese architect Joseph Moretti, who lived in Aachen. The former convent building to the south was transferred to the city after secularisation and the withdrawal of the Capuchins in 1797 and has served as the town hall of Eupen since 1863. Since the 1990s, the church has belonged to the Eupen-Kettenis parish association in Deanery 05 of the Diocese of Liège and has been a listed building since 1983 together with the former convent building.
Wikipedia: Kirche zur Unbefleckten Empfängnis (Eupen) (DE), Heritage Website
2. Sankt Nikolaus Pfarrkirche
The parish church of St. Nicholas in the upper town of Eupen in the German-speaking Community of Belgium is a Roman Catholic church building dedicated to Saint Nicholas of Myra. Today's church not far from the market square with its striking twin towers is considered one of the city's landmarks and was built from 1720 to 1726 according to plans by the Aachen city architect Laurenz Mefferdatis in the Renaissance style. The interior was designed in the style of the Liège and Aachen Baroque and has as a precious work of art a mighty high altar designed by Johann Joseph Couven between 1740 and 1744. Since the 1990s it has belonged to the Eupen-Kettenis parish association in Deanery 05 of the Diocese of Liège and since 1939 it has been a listed building.
Wikipedia: St. Nikolaus (Eupen) (DE), Website, Architect Wikipedia, Heritage Website
3. Werthkapelle - Kapelle St. Lambertus
The Lambertus Chapel in Eupen, province of Liège/Belgium, also known as Werthkapelle, is one of the oldest church buildings in the city. It was built in 1690 on the Werthplatz in Eupen and taken over in 1730 by the parish of St. Nicholas in the diocese of Liège. The chapel had been dedicated to the Assumption since 1729 and was placed under the protection of St. Lambertus around 1750. As early as 1949, the chapel, which has been modified and restored several times, received the status of an object worthy of protection and has functioned since 2014 as a simultaneous church for both the Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox communities of Eupens. Since the 1990s, it has belonged to the Eupen-Kettenis parish association in the diocese of Liège.
4. Pfarrkirche St. Joseph
The Church of St. Josef in the lower town of Eupen, Province of Liège/Belgium, is a Roman Catholic church building. It was built between 1855 and 1872 according to plans by the Cologne architect Vincenz Statz in a neo -Gothic style for the inhabitants of the Haasviertel there and consecrated to St. Josef von Nazareth. Since the 1990s it has been part of the Eupen-Chains' parish association in Dean's Office 05 of the diocese of Liège and has been a listed building, including its neo-Gothic equipment and organ since 1994. The church is an important monument to historicism in the city and its organ from 1874 from the Gebrüder Müller organ building workshop is the largest monument organ in the German -speaking community of Belgium.
Wikipedia: St. Josef (Eupen) (DE), Architect Wikipedia, Heritage Website
5. Burg Stockem
Stockem Castle (German: Burg Stockem) is a castle in Eupen, Belgium. Its oldest surviving mention dates back to the middle of the 14th century. Of the still visible holdings, the keep from 1502 is the oldest surviving building wing, while the gate castle with the western flanking tower dates from the 18th century and the eastern tower from the 19th century and the manor house is dated 1805. In 1985, the Torburg and farm buildings, including their scenic surroundings, were placed under monument protection, as was the keep in 1995. The entire complex now serves as a residential block, whereby the keep housed works of art of the Christian Silvain Foundation until 2013.
6. Church of Peace
The Church of Peace in Eupen, province of Liège, Belgium, is a church building of the Evangelical parish of Eupen-Neu-Moresnet in the United Protestant Church of Belgium. It was built between 1851 and 1854 according to plans by the architect and Prussian building official Theodor August Stein in neo-Gothic style and inaugurated on 5 December 1855. The Friedenskirche, its pulpit as well as the enclosure and 22 historical grave slabs were placed under monument protection in 1987. In addition, in 1996 the pneumatic organ made in 1907 from the workshop of the organ builder Eberhard Friedrich Walcker was the first of its kind in Belgium to be placed under protection.
7. Sankt Johannes-Baptist Enthauptungskapelle
The Chapel Beheading of John the Baptist is a private Baroque chapel in Nispert, formerly part of Kettenis, today town of Eupen. It was built in 1747 according to plans by Johann Josef Couven as an extension to the Haus Nispert, which had existed since 1623 and was also built according to his plans. Even today, the address: Couvenplatz 1 commemorates the Aachen architect. The chapel was dedicated to John the Baptist and corresponds to the Baroque style of the time, while the interior decoration is characterized by the beginning of the Rococo decoration style. Since 25 March 1983 it has been included in the list of listed buildings in Eupen.
Wikipedia: Kapelle Enthauptung Johannes des Täufers (Eupen) (DE), Heritage Website
8. Haus Mennicken
The House of Mennicken, also known as a House of Signon and House Grand Ry, is a listed building at the Werthplatz in the Belgian community Eupen. The former merchant's house was probably built for the Grand Ry family in 1744 according to Johann Joseph Couvens designs and has hardly changed the outside since then. The Grand Rys finally came to the Mennicken family through numerous owners in 1880, after which the house was named below. Today, the name Haus Signon is also familiar for the building, which has been protected as a cultural monument since March 25, 1983. She goes back to the current owner, the Signon family.
9. Kloster Heidberg Bildungs- und Begegnungszentrum der Deutschsprachigen Gemeinschaft Belgiens
The monastery Heidberg is a Christian educational institution in Eupen and the only testimony of monastic building culture of the 18th century in the German-speaking community. The complex was built in several phases between 1700 and 1727 as a motherhouse by the Order of the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Rekollektinnen, founded in 1623, and from 1854 equipped with the Herz-Jesu-Kirche in neo-Gothic style instead of the originally existing small chapel. In 1966, the location as the mother house of the Order was abandoned and the administration moved to Ramersdorf near Bonn.
10. Haus Nispert
Haus Nispert is a town house in Eupen, Germany, in the German-speaking Community of East Belgium, which has existed since the mid-17th century. It was expanded in 1742 in the Baroque style according to plans by Johann Joseph Couven and placed under monument protection in 1983. Connected to the house is the adjacent Nispert chapel, which was also built in 1747 according to plans by Couven. In addition, in 1990 the garden belonging to the building complex was assessed as a "protected landscape" and in 1994 the fountain and wall from the 17th century were subsequently confirmed as a monument.
11. Kapelle St. Johannes der Täufer (Bergkapelle)
The Chapel of St. John the Baptist in Eupen in the province of Liège/Belgium, commonly known as the Mountain Chapel, is a Roman Catholic church building in the lower town of Eupen. It was built in 1712 as a replacement for an older dilapidated chapel from the 15th century in Romanesque style on the same site and dedicated to the preacher John the Baptist and St. Francis of Assisi. Since the 1990s it has belonged to the Eupen-Kettenis parish association in Deanery 05 of the Diocese of Liège and since 1994 the facades and roof of the building have been listed buildings.
12. Friedensgericht Arbeitsgericht Eupen
The house Klötzerbahn 27 is a former town house in Eupen in the German-speaking Community of East Belgium. It was built in 1757 in the Baroque style and placed under monument protection in 1985. Until 2020, the building housed the justice of the justice canton of Eupen and the labour court of the judicial district of Eupen. Subsequently, this property was sold to the German-speaking Community, which connected it structurally and functionally with the adjacent building complex of the Ministry of the German-speaking Community.
13. Sitz des Ministerpräsidenten der Deutschsprachigen Gemeinschaft Belgiens
The house Gospertstraße 42 is a former town house in Eupen in the German-speaking Community (DG) of East Belgium. It was built in the first half of the 18th century in the Baroque style and placed under monument protection in 1983. Since 2009, the building complex has housed the offices of the Euregio Meuse-Rhine and the office of the Prime Minister of the German-speaking Community. The impressive community garden with house number 40 was placed separately under monument protection in 1984 as a "protected landscape".
14. Haus Grand Ry
The Grand Ry House, also known as the Old Post Office, is a former clothier's house at Klötzerbahn 32 in the Belgian city of Eupen. The building was built between 1761 and 1763 by Nikolaus Joseph von Grand Ry according to plans by Johann Joseph Couven and was owned by his family until 1893, when the Imperial Post Office moved in. Until 1978, the house served as a post office building, before it became the seat of government of the German-speaking Community in 1984 after several years of extensive restoration work.
15. Ehemaliges Altenheim & Waisenhaus
The House of Rotenberg 33 is a monument in Eupen in the German -speaking community of East Belgium. The original house, from which only the east facade has been preserved, was built in 1748 in the style of the Baroque. For many years it was part of the complex of the former orphanage and old people's home as well as the later St. Josefsheim and is now part of the local section of the Belgian Red Cross. The facade preserved from the original main building was listed in 1956.
16. Pfarrkirche Sankt Katharina
The parish church of St. Katharina in the Eupen district of Kettenis in the German-speaking Community of East Belgium is a Roman Catholic church building. The original church was built around 1407 in Gothic style and dedicated to Saint Catherine of Alexandria. Since the 1990s it has belonged to the parish association Eupen-Kettenis in the deanery 05 of the diocese of Liège and was placed under monument protection in 1978.
17. Österreichisches Konsulat
The house Kaperberg 8, also known as house Sternickel, is a former town house in Eupen in the German-speaking Community (DG) of East Belgium. It was built in 1812 in the style of the Empire and placed under monument protection in 1983. The building complex was the seat of the Parliament of the German-speaking Community from 1973 to 2013 and has since housed the State Archive in Eupen.
The Philippenhaus, also known as Hof Merols or Hagenhaus, is a former moated castle in the Belgian village of Kettenis near Eupen in the German-speaking Community of East Belgium. The castle owes its name to the Aachen merchant Johann Joseph Philipp. The manor house, which has survived to this day, was built in 1767 in the Baroque style and placed under monument protection in 1988.
The house Neustraße 79 in Eupen in the German-speaking Community of East Belgium is the seat of the former cinema Capitol. It was built between 1933 and 1935 according to plans by the Aachen architect Josef Bemelmans in the style of Expressionism and its façade was placed under monument protection in 2015.
The war memorial in Eupen was erected in memory of the fallen from the Austro-Prussian War of 1866 and from the German-French War of 1870/1871 according to a design by the Munich sculptor Rudolf Henn on Werthplatz in the upper town of Eupen and inaugurated on 1 September 1912.
The house Marktplatz 8 is a former town house in Eupen in the German-speaking Community of East Belgium. It was built in 1750 in the Baroque style and placed under monument protection in 1984. Since 1950, the daily newspaper Grenz-Echo has had its headquarters there.
22. Waldenburgshaus (Wirtschaftshof)
The Waldenburghaus, also known as Waldenburgshaus and locally Waldeburgshaus, formerly Schloss Merols, is a moated castle in the Belgian village of Kettenis. The castle owes its name to the von Waldenburg family, who became owners in 1661.
23. Stadtmuseum Eupen
The city museum of Eupen in the Belgian Eupen is a museum of category 1 in the German -speaking community. It is one of the six "recognized" museums in East Belgium and has been in the house of de Ru’s at Gospertstraße 52 since 1980.
24. Kapelle St. Michael
The Michaelskapelle in Eupen, East Belgium, is a small chapel built in 1727 in the district of Stockem. It was donated by Count Eugen Hoen von Cortils, the then feudal lord of Stockem Castle, and has been a listed building since 1975.
25. Schloss Groß Weims
Weims Castle is a water lock in the Belgian town of Kettenis. An initial took place in 1334. It owes its name to Johann von Weims, whose wife Jüttgen von Liebernmyn brought the property into the marriage in 1408.
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