11 Sights in Aschaffenburg, Germany (with Map and Images)
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1. Collegiate Church of St Peter and St Alexander
The Kollegiatsstift St. Peter und Alexander is a Catholic church located in Aschaffenburg, Bavaria, Germany. It is the town's oldest church, established in the 10th century, dedicated to Saint Peter and Saint Alexander. The main building was built as a Roman basilica, while other phases were built in the early Gothic style. The current structure is a cruciform basilica, reflecting a variety of styles including a Romanesque nave from the 12th century and a 15th-century tower.
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2. ehem. Bunker 224
The Wetterau-Main-Tauber Position (WMTS), later also called the Little Siegfried Line by the Western Allies, was a military bunker belt built between 1936 and 1937 between Büdingen and Klingenberg in the present-day states of Hesse and Bavaria. The defensive line was originally intended to run from Laubach in the Wetterau over the Main line to Röttingen an der Tauber.
Schönbusch is a historic park and Schloss near the town of Aschaffenburg in the Franconia region of Bavaria, Germany. The park was designed in the late 18th century as an English landscape garden for an Archbishop of Mainz. Various Neoclassical buildings, including the Schloss are scattered across the park. It is open to the public.
4. Schönborner Hof
The Schönborner Hof in Aschaffenburg, a baroque building of the 17th century, now houses the Natural History Museum Aschaffenburg with permanent exhibitions and an extensive collection of insects, as well as a representative representation of the mineralogy and geology of the Spessart and the city and abbey archive of Aschaffenburg.
5. Nilkheimer Mainbrücke
The Nilkheimer Mainbrücke is a single-track railway bridge on the former Aschaffenburg–Höchst (Odenwald) railway at kilometre 3.126. The building from 1910 spans the Main at river kilometer 89.75 in Aschaffenburg, between the districts of Nilkheim and Obernau. The bridge was not destroyed during World War II.
The Pilgrimage Church of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary, colloquially known as the Sand Church – "Ecclesia ad album Lilium – Church of the White Lily" is a votive church in Aschaffenburg and a pilgrimage church on Route 1 – Westschleife, Station 9, of the Franconian Marian Way.
The Church of St. Gertrude is a Catholic parish church built in 1959/60. In addition to the parish church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, it is the second Catholic parish church in the Schweinheim district in the south of the city of Aschaffenburg.
8. Sankt Katharina
St. Catherine's Hospital in Aschaffenburg was built between 1604 and 1610, the chapel was consecrated in 1618, destroyed and rebuilt during the Second World War. Today it serves as the church of the Greek Orthodox parish of St. Catherine.
9. Spitalkirche St. Katharina
The hospital church of St. Catherine was built in 1848 as a hall church in Romanesque-classicist style. Today, the Romanian Orthodox parish of the Presentation of Mr. Aschaffenburg celebrates its services there.
The Holy Cross Chapel is a Catholic sacred building of the Clemensheim, a sisters' house for the Aschaffenburg convent of the Sisters of Divine Providence. Due to its size, it can also be described as a church.
The Gentil-Haus, also Gentilhaus, Haus Gentil, is a museum of the city of Aschaffenburg and contains the collections of the industrialist and art collector Anton Gentil. It is located at Grünewaldstraße 20.
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