5 Sights in Bad Hersfeld, Germany (with Map and Images)


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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 5 sights are available in Bad Hersfeld, Germany.

1. Rathaus

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The town hall of Bad Hersfeld has been the seat of the city administration of Bad Hersfeld 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 an altitude of about 210 m above sea level. The first town hall was built before 1371 in the Gothic style and was enlarged and rebuilt in the Renaissance style between 1607 and 1612.

Wikipedia: Rathaus Bad Hersfeld (DE)

2. Kulturdenkmal Lager Pfaffenwald

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The Pfaffenwald camp was a forced labor camp established in 1938 for the construction of the Asbach Valley as the "Reichsautobahnlager" (RAB camp) in the Asbach Valley west of Beiershausen, a southwestern district of Bad Hersfeld in the Hersfeld-Rotenburg district of North Hesse. From 1942 to the spring of 1945, it was used as a transit camp, death, birth and abortion camp for foreign forced laborers.

Wikipedia: Lager Pfaffenwald (DE)

3. Lullusfeuer

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The Lullus Festival 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 been held in the week of October 16 since 852 and is also known as Bad Hersfeld's "fifth season". The number of visitors is 500,000 per year.

Wikipedia: Lullusfest (DE)

4. Stiftsruine Bad Hersfeld

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The abbey ruins in Bad Hersfeld are the ruins of the collegiate church of the former Hersfeld Abbey in Bad Hersfeld. It is considered one of the largest Romanesque basilicas north of the Alps and is now the largest Romanesque church ruin in the world. The collegiate church and most of the monastery buildings were destroyed in 1761 during the Seven Years' War.

Wikipedia: Stiftsruine Bad Hersfeld (DE)

5. Burgruine Milnrode

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The Milnrode castle ruins is a sporn castle above from the Bad Hersfeld district of Asbach in the Hersfeld-Rotenburg district in Hesse, on a low mountain spur in the Asbach valley, at 270 m above sea level. NN in the Knellgebirge.

Wikipedia: Burgruine Milnrode (DE)


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