6 Sights in Bad Hersfeld, Germany (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Bad Hersfeld, 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 6 sights are available in Bad Hersfeld, Germany.List of cities in Germany Sightseeing Tours in Bad Hersfeld
The Lullusfest is one of the oldest folk festivals in Germany. It is celebrated on the approximately 1.3 hectare market square and on parts of the approximately 0.5 hectare adjacent Linggplatz in the city center of Bad Hersfeld. The festival has taken place every year since 852 in the week of 16 October and is also referred to as Bad Hersfeld's "fifth season". The number of visitors is 500,000 per year.
2. Kulturdenkmal Lager Pfaffenwald
The Pfaffenwald camp was a forced labour camp established in 1938 for the construction of the Asbach Viaduct as the "Reichsautobahnlager" (RAB camp) in the Asbach valley west of Beiershausen, a southwestern district of Bad Hersfeld in the Hersfeld-Rotenburg district in northern Hesse. From 1942 to the spring of 1945, it was used as a transit, death, birth and abortion camp for foreign forced laborers.
Bad Hersfeld Town Hall has been the seat of Bad Hersfeld's town administration since the 14th century. It is located in the heart of the old town between the wine route, the church square and "Am Treppchen" at about 210 m above sea level. The first town hall was built before 1371 in the Gothic style and expanded and rebuilt between 1607 and 1612 in the Renaissance style.
4. Stiftsruine Bad Hersfeld
The abbey ruin in Bad Hersfeld is the ruin of the collegiate church of the former Abbey of Hersfeld in Bad Hersfeld. It is considered one of the largest Romanesque basils north of the Alps and is now the largest Romanesque church ruin in the world. The collegiate church and most monastery buildings were destroyed in 1761 in the Seven Years' War.
5. Lingg Denkmal
Johann Baptist Georg Fidelius Lingk or Lingg, since 1827 Lingg von Linggenfeld was a lieutenant in Baden and head of the hunter battalion "Lingg". He became known as the defender of the city of Hersfeld against the French as the "The Man of Hersfeld".
6. Burgruine Milnrode
The castle ruin Milnrode is an abandoned spur castle above the Bad Hersfeld district of Asbach in the district of Hersfeld-Rotenburg, on a low mountain spur in the Asbach valley, at 270 m above sea level in the Knüllgebirge.
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