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


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Explore interesting sights in Bautzen, 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 14 sights are available in Bautzen, Germany.

Sightseeing Tours in Bautzen

1. Friedensbrücke

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The Friedensbrücke in Bautzen is one of the larger stone arch bridges in Saxony and, along with the A4 motorway bridge and the Westtangente bridge, one of the three most important road traffic connections for road traffic in the city, along with the A4 motorway bridge and the Westtangente bridge. The four basket arches, which are mounted on massive pillars and abutments, span the deeply incised and steep-walled Spree valley at a height of over 20 metres over a length of 181 metres.

Wikipedia: Friedensbrücke (Bautzen) (DE)

2. Maria-und-Martha-Kirche

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The Maria-and-Martha Church, Upper Sorbian Cyrkej Marje a Marty, is a church of the Evangelical Lutheran parish of St. Petri in Bautzen and the largest Protestant church in the city, since the St. Petri cathedral serves both denominations. It is located outside the outer city wall in the city expansion area, which was created between 1870 and the First World War. The Bautzens bus station is located around the church on August-Bebel-Platz.

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

3. Lauenturm

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

Wikipedia: Lauenturm (DE)

4. Evangelische Brüdergemeine Kleinwelka

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The Betsaal of the Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine is a church of the Herrnhut brothers' Guard in the district of Kleinwelka of the city of Bautzen in the Bautzen district in the Saxon Upper Lusatia. The building was built in 1758 in the course of the Kleinwelka colony and is also a list of monument protection as the individual component of the monument ensemble.

Wikipedia: Betsaal der Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine (Kleinwelka) (DE)

5. Neue Wasserkunst

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The new water art, Sorbisch Nova Wodarnja, in Bautzen, as well as the old water art, is a former complex of water supply to the city, which is located on a rock plateau above the valley of the Spree. The building, which is still preserved in 1721, is located in the south of the old town at the entrance from the Spreetal to the Neutor on Lauenstrasse.

Wikipedia: Neue Wasserkunst (DE)

6. Hammermühle

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The Bautzen hammer mill was built in 1493 by the city of Bautzen on the Spree as a wire mill, i.e. for the production of wire using wire drawing benches. In 1740 the mill was extended by an iron hammer mill. Today it is located north of the old town on the border with the district of Seidau and is at the same time a grinding, oil and mustard mill.

Wikipedia: Hammermühle (Bautzen) (DE), Website

7. Rathaus Bautzen

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The town hall of Bautzen is located between the main market and meat market in the middle of the old town of Bautzen. The construction of the first permanent council seat at this point goes back to the enactment of the Bohemian king Ottokar I. Přemysl, who 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 fortification 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. St. Michael Church

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St. Michael's Church in Bautzen is located near the Alte Wasserkunst on the southwest arch of the rocky spur above the Spree, on which Bautzen's old town was built. The square between the church, the water art and the inner and outer city walls is known as the Wendish Cemetery.

Wikipedia: Michaeliskirche (Bautzen) (DE)

10. Unserer Lieben Frauen

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The Church of our dear wife in Bautzen is a Catholic church that is largely used by Sorbian -speaking parishioners and belongs to the cathedral parish church of St. Petri. It is located outside the former inner city wall, east of the Reichenturmes on the historic salt market.

Wikipedia: Liebfrauenkirche (Bautzen) (DE), Website

11. St.-Nicolai-Kirche

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The St. Nicholas Church, Upper Sorbian Mikławska cyrkej, in Bautzen is today essentially a ruin of a sacred building in front of the city's historic St. Nicholas Gate. It was built at the beginning of the 15th century. A small chapel is integrated into the church ruins.

Wikipedia: St.-Nikolai-Kirche (Bautzen) (DE)

12. Serbski dom - Haus der Sorben

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The Serbski dom is an administrative building on Postplatz 2 in Bautzen, Saxony, Germany. It is the cultural and political center of the Sorbian people. It was built between 1947 and 1956. It is the seat of Domowina and the Foundation for the Sorbian People.

Wikipedia: Serbski dom (EN)

13. Sternwarte Bautzen

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The "Johannes Franz" in Bautzen is one of Germany's largest and oldest schoolsternwarts. In many sources it is described as the oldest German schoolmasonry, and for such it has in the meantime a relatively high scientific significance.

Wikipedia: Schulsternwarte „Johannes Franz“ (DE), Website

14. Deutsch-Sorbisches Volkstheater Bautzen

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The German-Sorbian Volkstheater, Sorbisch Němsko-serbske ludowe dźiwadło, is the only professional bicultural theatre in Germany. It is an important institution of Sorbian, German and Sorbian culture.

Wikipedia: Deutsch-Sorbisches Volkstheater (DE), Website


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