11 Sights in Bautzen, Germany (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Bautzen, 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 11 sights are available in Bautzen, Germany.

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1. Friedensbrücke

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The Friedensbrücke in Bautzen is one of the larger stone arch bridges in Saxony and, along with the motorway bridge of the A 4 and the bridge of the Westtangente, one of the three most important connections crossing the Spree for road traffic in the city. The four basket arches, which are placed on massive pillars and abutments, span the deeply incised and steep-walled Spree valley at a height of over 20 meters over a length of 181 meters.

Wikipedia: Friedensbrücke (Bautzen) (DE)

2. Maria-und-Martha-Kirche

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The Maria und Martha-Kirche, Upper Sorbian Cyrkej Marje a Marty, is a church of the Evangelical Lutheran parish of St. Petri in Bautzen and the largest exclusively Protestant church in the city, as St. Petri's Cathedral serves both denominations. It is located outside the outer city wall in the urban expansion area, which was built between 1870 and the First World War. Around the church at August-Bebel-Platz is Bautzen's bus station.

Wikipedia: Maria-und-Martha-Kirche (Bautzen) (DE)

3. Ludowe nakładnistwo Domowina

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Domowina-Verlag, Sorbian, is a publishing house in Germany that publishes Sorbian books, magazines and newspapers as well as German-language books on Sorbian topics. Despite the same name, the publishing house is organizationally independent of the Sorbian umbrella organization Domowina. He is supported by the Foundation for the Sorbian People and runs the Smoler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung on Tuchmacherstraße.

Wikipedia: Domowina-Verlag (DE)

4. Lauenturm

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The Lauenturm, Sorbian, is part of the city fortifications of the city of Bautzen. It is located on the southern edge of the old town, on the western side of the Innere Lauenstraße, which leads from the Friedensbrücke to the town hall. The tower got its name from the heraldic animal of the Kingdom of Bohemia, a lion. If you left Bautzen in the direction of Bohemia, you had to cross the Lauentor.

Wikipedia: Lauenturm (DE)

5. Gedenkstätte Bautzen

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The Bautzen Memorial, Upper Sorbian Wopomnišćo Budyšin, is a place to commemorate the victims of the two prisons of Bautzen I and Bautzen II. It has been in the building of the former specialty at Bautzen II ("Stasi-Knast") since 1993, in the Northostring district of Bautzen. The memorial is the job of the Saxon Memorial Foundation to remember the victims of political tyranny.

Wikipedia: Gedenkstätte Bautzen (DE)

6. Neue Wasserkunst

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The Neue Wasserkunst, Sorbian Nowa wodarnja, in Bautzen is, like the Alte Wasserkunst, a former water supply facility for the city, which is located on a rocky plateau above the valley of the Spree. The building, which is still preserved today and was rebuilt in 1721, is located in the south of the old town at the entrance from the Spree valley to the Neutor on Lauenstraße.

Wikipedia: Neue Wasserkunst (DE)

7. Rathaus Bautzen

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The town hall of Bautzen is located between the main market and the meat market in the middle of Bautzen's old town. The construction of the first permanent council seat on this site goes back to a decree of the Bohemian King Ottokar I Přemysl, which allowed Bautzen to build "a particularly stately stone house" here.

Wikipedia: Rathaus Bautzen (DE)

8. Reichenturm

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The Reichenturm, Upper Sorbian Bohata wěža, is a building of the former city fortifications of Bautzen. It is located on the eastern edge of the old town, forms the end of the Reichenstraße and stands at the Kornmarkt, opposite the Liebfrauenkirche. It is open from April to October.

Wikipedia: Reichenturm (DE)

9. Bahnhof Bautzen

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Bautzen is a railway station in the town of Bautzen, Saxony, Germany. The station lies on the Görlitz–Dresden railway line and the Bautzen–Bad Schandau railway line, the latter now not running to Bautzen. The station is also on the former Bautzen–Hoyerswerda railway.

Wikipedia: Bautzen station (EN)

10. St. Michael Church

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Michaeliskirche of Bautzen is located near Alte Wasserkunst on the southwest arch of Felssporn above the Spree River, on which the Old City of Bautzen was built. The square between the church, the water art and the inner and outer walls is known as the Vendishe Churchyard.

Wikipedia: Michaeliskirche (Bautzen) (DE)

11. Unserer Lieben Frauen

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The Church of Notre Dame in Bautzen is a Catholic church, mainly used by members of the Sorbian community, and belongs to the parish of St. Peter's Cathedral. It is located outside the front inner wall and east of Reichenturm on the historic salt market.

Wikipedia: Liebfrauenkirche (Bautzen) (DE)

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