5 Sights in Aalen, Germany (with Map and Images)
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1. Reiterkastell Aalen
The fort Aalen was a Roman military camp, which was built in the 2nd century near the Upper Germanic-Rhaetian Limes, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and today partly built over in the corridor Maueräcker on the territory of the district town of Aalen in the Ostalbkreis in Baden-Württemberg. As the largest garrison on the Rhaetian Limes, the fort built for an elite mounted unit (Ala miliaria) has a special significance. For research, the sixteen ascertainable epigraphic testimonies are also of extremely high historical value. Today's city name Aalen could be traced back 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 Johanneskirche, also called Johanniskirche or St.-Johann-Kirche, is a Protestant church in Aalen, Germany. The church, named after John the Baptist, is located in the St. Johann cemetery directly in front of the east gate of the former Roman fort Aalen and below today's Limes Museum. Several Roman spolia were used for the construction of the north and west walls.
The Jupitergigantensäule von Hausen an der Zaber is a 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.
Wikipedia: Jupitergigantensäule von Hausen an der Zaber (DE), Description
Christuskirche is a Protestant church located in Unterrombach in today's Aalen district. It is one of two places of worship in the Protestant Diocese of Aalen-Unterrombach, which has about 3,200 members and belongs to the Aalen Diocese, and was built from 1911 to 1912.
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