6 Sights in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Bergisch Gladbach, 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 Bergisch Gladbach, Germany.

List of cities in Germany Sightseeing Tours in Bergisch Gladbach

1. Neues Herwegshaus

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The new Herwegshaus is the historical name of Burggraben 1 in the Bergisch Gladbach Bensberg district. Built in 1761, the house is a two-story house with a five-axis crippled Vorm roof. Since 1780, it has been named "Neues Herwegshaus zwischen Neuem und Altem Schloss" (the new Herwegshaus between the new castle and the old castle) after the Cologne nobleman and mayor Herweg family, which held it until 1834. She owns more property in Bensberg and Moitzfeld. Since 1808, the house has been a hospital for French soldiers at Bennsberg Castle Barracks. Friedrich Albrecht built a colonial shop in the building around 1900.

Wikipedia: Neues Herwegshaus (DE)

2. Ruhestätte österreichischer Krieger

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The Imperial Cemetery, also known as the Austrian Cemetery or War Memorial, is a resting place for the hospital residents of the Main Army Hospital in Bensberg Castle, who died mainly of typhus, who were buried in mass graves in the Milchborntal in Bensberg on the southwestern edge of the Hardt. The name Kaiserlicher Kirchhof is based on the fact that the complex was built in 1854, i.e. at the time of the Austrian Empire, with its support. The name Austrian cemetery is a reminder that it was soldiers of the Austrian troops in the last phase of the so-called Holy Roman Empire who were buried here.

Wikipedia: Kaiserlicher Kirchhof (DE)

3. Französischer Friedhof

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The French Cemetery, also called French Cemetery or War Memorial, is a resting place in mass graves for the mainly typhus deceased hospital inhabitants of the Napoleonic troops in the Milchborntal in Bensberg on the southwestern edge of the Hardt, who were housed in Bensberg Castle from 1812.

Wikipedia: Französischer Kirchhof (DE)

4. Schloss Bensberg

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Schloss Bensberg Martin Falbisoner / CC BY-SA 4.0

Bensberg Castle is a former royal hunting lodge in Bergisch Gladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is now operated as a luxury hotel under the name 'Althoff Grandhotel Schloss Bensberg'. The central axis of the building complex is exactly geared to the Cologne Cathedral.

Wikipedia: Bensberg Castle (EN), Architect Wikipedia, Website

5. Waldfriedhof

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The Königsforst is a 2519 hectare forest area east of Cologne. It is part of the Bergische Heideterrasse. The forest is a bird protection and FFH area. Parts of the forest belong to the nature reserve Königsforst (Cologne) and nature reserve Königsforst (Rhein-Berg).

Wikipedia: Königsforst (DE)

6. Kriegerdenkmal Bensberg

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The Bensberg War Memorial stands in front of Schloss Bensberg on Kadettenstraße shortly before the junction with Jan-Wellem-Straße in the Bensberg district of Bergisch Gladbach. It was registered as No. 60 in the list of architectural monuments in Bergisch Gladbach.

Wikipedia: Kriegerdenkmal Bensberg (DE), Website

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