9 Sights in Bayreuth, Germany (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Bayreuth, 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 9 sights are available in Bayreuth, Germany.

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1. Iwalewahaus

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Iwalewahaus Wilfried Engelbrecht / CC BY 2.5

Iwalewahaus, University of Bayreuth, is a place for the production and presentation of contemporary art. By doing exhibitions, academic research and teaching, by taking care of the collection and the archive as well as providing residencies for artists, recent developments in contemporary African and Diaspora culture are presented and refined together with artists and institutions. The mission of Iwalewahaus is to research, document and teach recent African culture. The focus is on visual arts, everyday culture, the media and music. The house provides space for lectures, conferences, concerts, film screenings and readings and is a vivid forum for artists, researchers, students of African studies and the interested public.

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2. Ordenskirche St. Georgen

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The Ordenskirche St. Georgen or Sophienkirche is a church in the St. Georgen am See suburb of Bayreuth, a suburb which had been founded by George William, Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth as hereditary prince of the Principality of Bayreuth. The church's foundation stone was laid in 1705. Stone was supplied from twenty nearby and distant quarries and in 1709 the church's outer shell was completed. As George William had hoped, the church was consecrated on the feast day of his name-saint George, 23 April 1711, though some work had to be carried out after consecration.

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3. Schlosskirche

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The Bayreuth Castle Church in the building ensemble of the old castle in Bayreuth is a hall church in the style of the Bayreuth Rococo. From 1753 to 1758 it was on behalf of the Wilhelmine Margrave couple and Friedrich III. built as a Lutheran castle and tomb church. The plans come from court builder Joseph Saint-Pierre, the artistic ceiling stucco by Giovanni Battista Pedrozzi. Since 1813 the Catholic parish church Catholic Church has been our dear wife with the patronal feast.

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4. Neues Schloss Eremitage

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Neues Schloss Eremitage Roehrensee / Public domain

The new castle is one of the two castles in the historic park Hermitage east of the Sankt Johann district of the Upper Franconian city of Bayreuth. It should not be confused with the new castle in the city center built from 1753. A special feature of the palace complex is the color of its outer walls, which is created by stones, crystals and pieces of glass in mosaic -like arrangement.

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5. Freimaurermuseum

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Freimaurermuseum User:Mattes / Public domain

The German Freemasonry Museum in Bayreuth (Upper Franconia) has one of the largest collections of Freemasonry artifacts in the world: various Freemasons, such as box badges, ceremonial objects, work carpets, and the largest Freemasonry library in the German-speaking region. It devoted itself to the intellectual history of Freemasonry and its interaction within Germany.

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6. Stadtkirche „Heilig Dreifaltigkeit

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Stadtkirche „Heilig Dreifaltigkeit Die Autorenschaft wurde nicht in einer maschinell lesbaren Form angegeben. Es wird Schubbay als Autor angenommen (basierend auf den Rechteinhaber-Angaben). / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Stadtkirche in Bayreuth is a three-nave Protestant cathedral in late Gothic style and the largest church in the city. St. Magdalena's predecessor was the daughter's church of St. Nicholas' Church in Altenstadt, which was destroyed in a fire in 1605. Reconstruction of the church began in 1611, and when it first came in 1614, it was dedicated to the Holy Trinity.

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7. Spitalkirche

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Spitalkirche Thomas Kees (Powerbiker1) / CC BY-SA 3.0 de

The hospital church in Bayreuth is located in the city center on Maximiliansstrasse, a street market. It belongs to the Margrave Church, is Evangelical Lutheran and is managed by the city of Bayreuth as part of the hospital foundation. The name -giving former hospital, in which apartments and the city archive are housed, borders directly.

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8. Markgräfliches Opernhaus

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The Margravial Opera House is a Baroque opera house in the town of Bayreuth, Germany, built between 1745 and 1750. It is one of Europe's few surviving theatres of the period and has been extensively restored. On 30 June 2012, the opera house was inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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9. Synagoge Bayreuth

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The Bayreuth Synagogue is the home of prayer for the Bayreuth Jewish community. It is located in Münzgasse 2 and is based on the Margravial Opera House. This Baroque building is the oldest synagogue in Germany and is still in use today.

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