Explore interesting sights in Aalen, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Aalen, Germany.
1. Reiterkastell Aalen
The Aalen Castell was a Roman military camp that was built in the 2nd century close to the Obergermanic-Rate Limes, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is now partly built into the Maueräcker hall in the area of the district town of Aalen in the Ostalbkreis in Baden-Württemberg. As the largest garrison on Rätische Limes, the castle, which was built for a mounted elite unit (Ala Miliaria), is of particular importance. For research, the sixteen determinable epigraphic evidence of extremely high historical value is also. Today's city name Aalen could be due to the Latin word ala.
2. Dampflok BR-23 (23 029)
The steam locomotives of Class 23 were German passenger train locomotives developed in the 1950s for the Deutsche Bundesbahn. They had a 2-6-2 wheel arrangement and were equipped with Class 2'2' T 31 tenders. They were designed to replace the once ubiquitous Prussian P 8 engines that had been built between 1908 and 1924 and, in their day, were the most numerous post-war replacement class.
The Jupiter Giant Column of Hausen an der Zaber is a consecration monument to Jupiter and Juno, which a Roman citizen had erected around the year 200 on his estate in Hausen an der Zaber. During an excavation in 1964, the almost completely preserved remains of the column were recovered and transferred to the collection of the Roman Lapidarium Stuttgart.
The St. John's Church, also St.John's Church or St. Church of Johann, is a Protestant church in Aalen. The church named after John the Baptist is located on St. Johann-Friedhof immediately before the east gate of the former Roman Cathedral of Aalen and below the present Limemuseum. Some Roman spolia were used to build the north and west walls.
The Christuskirche is a Protestant church in what is now the Unterrombach district of Aalen. It is one of the two places of worship of the Protestant parish of Aalen-Unterrombach, which has about 3200 members and belongs to the church district of Aalen, and was built between 1911 and 1912.
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