Here you can find interesting sights in Arnsberg, Germany. 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 5 sights are available in Arnsberg, Germany.Back to the list of cities in Germany
1. Arnsberger Schloßruine
Arnsberg Castle is located on the 256-meter-high Schlosberg Hill in Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, and was probably built as a castle by Earl Wall-Arnsberg around 1100. After the relocation of the headquarters, it was the residence of the Earl of Arnsberg until 1368. As the county became the property of the Archbishop of Cologne and later the Elector, it became the ruling center of the Duchy of Westphalia. The electors lived there during the visit, Landdrost lived there as the seat of the governor, and Landtage also held some meetings there. Around 1575, Salentin, the elector of Isenburg, transformed the castle in Renaissance style. Under the leadership of Maximilian Heinrich, another reconstruction was carried out in 1654. In 1739, under the leadership of Elector Clemence August, the building was fundamentally transformed in Baroque style by architect John Conrad Schraun. The castle was destroyed during the Seven Years War in 1762. Today, the building is in ruins.
Croitzberg is 263 meters above sea level. NHN Hoher Berg is located west of the Old City of Arnsberg in Hochsauerlandkreis, North Rhine-Westphalia. It is located between the Ruhr Valley in the east and Valpuktar in the west. To the north, it becomes a hill, also known as the Old Castle or Römberg, where Rüdenburg is. Just to the south is the Seltersberg district of Arnsberg. From the Ruhr Valley, a cross road leads to the top of Croitzberg Mountain, where there is also a small church.
3. Stadt- und Landständearchiv
The Arnsberg City and City Stand Archives is the local archive of the city of Arnsberg and its predecessor. At the same time, it keeps partial stocks of the archive of the lands of the Duchy of Westphalia. The archive has been based in the former Wedinghausen monastery since 2004. The historical school library of the Laurentianum grammar school is also cared for.
4. Hirschberger Tor
Hirschberg Castle is the hunting lodge of the Elector of Cologne, built on the foundation of an ancient castle. It is located near Hirschberg and is today part of Warstein. Apart from the former stables, the only surviving part of the complex is the 18th century main entrance.
5. St. Johannes Baptist
St. John's Baptist Catholic Diocese Church in Arnsberg-Neheim is popularly known as "Sauerländer Cathedral" because of its size. There is also a church with this nickname in Attendorn. The patron saint of churches in both cities is John the Baptist.
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