14 Sights in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany (with Map and Images)
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1. Neues Herwegshaus
Neues Herwegshaus is the historical name for the quarry stone house Burggraben 1 in the Bensberg district of Bergisch Gladbach. The house was built in 1761 as a two-storey residential building with a crippled hipped roof with five axes. Since 1780 it was called the "New Herwegshaus between the New and the Old Castle" after the Cologne patrician and mayor family Herweg, who were the owners until 1834. She had further extensive possessions in Bensberg and Moitzfeld. Since 1808, the house served as a hospital for French soldiers from the barracks in Bensberg Castle. Around 1900, Friedrich Albrecht set up a grocery store in the building.
2. Ruhestätte österreichischer Krieger
The Imperial Churchyard, 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 and were buried in mass graves in the Milchborn valley in Bensberg on the southwestern edge of the Hardt. The name Imperial Cemetery 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 intended to remind us that it was soldiers of the Austrian troops in the last phase of the so-called Holy Roman Empire who were buried here.
3. Rittergut Dombach
The Dombach Manor or Dombach Castle is a medieval manor house in the district of Halfen Dombach in the district of Sand of Bergisch Gladbach in the Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis. In the vernacular, it has the name the castle to this day. The construction of the quarry stone building Dombach 2 dates back to the 15th century. The LVR Office for the Preservation of Monuments in the Rhineland classifies it as a former knight's seat.
4. ehemaliger Bahnhof Forsbach
Forsbach is a district of Rösrath in the Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis. Around 6000 inhabitants live on an area of 7.5 km². On the one hand, Forsbach became known nationwide for the "Whisky Bill" restaurant, and on the other hand, the Rheinisch-Westfälische Genossenschaftsakademie is a training centre for banking professionals known throughout North Rhine-Westphalia.
5. St. Clemens
St. Clemens is the parish church of the Roman Catholic parish of Bergisch Gladbach-Paffrath. It is under the patronage of St. Clement. The parish in Paffrath, together with the parishes of Herz Jesu in Schildgen and St. Konrad in Hand, belongs to the parish community of Bergisch Gladbach-West in the district deanery of Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis.
6. Französischer Friedhof
The French Churchyard, also known as the French Cemetery or War Memorial, is a resting place in mass graves for the hospital inhabitants of the Napoleonic troops in the Milchborn Valley in Bensberg on the southwestern edge of the Hardt, who died mainly of typhus and were housed in Bensberg Castle from 1812.
7. Schloss Bensberg
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.
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8. St. Antonius Abbas
San Antonius Abbas is a Roman Catholic church in Herkenrath, Bergisch Gladbach district. It is located in the center of Fronhof district. The Romanesque part of the church is connected with modern architecture from the 1960s. The patron of the church is St. Anthony the Great.
The Königsforst is a 2519 hectare forest area east of Cologne. It is part of the Bergische Heideterrasse. The forest is a bird sanctuary and FFH area. Parts of the forest belong to the Königsforst nature reserve (Cologne) and the Königsforst nature reserve (Rhein-Berg).
10. Kriegerdenkmal Bensberg
The Bensberg war memorial stands in front of Bensberg Castle on Kadettenstraße just before it joins Jan-Wellem-Straße in the Bensberg district of Bergisch Gladbach. It was entered as No. 60 in the list of monuments in Bergisch Gladbach.
The Maltesermühle was a fruit mill in the Herrenstrunden district of Bergisch Gladbach an der Strunde. It was also called Mühle zu Herrenstrunden or die Strunder Mühle (1773). Today it is only used for residential purposes.
12. Forsthaus Steinberg, Regionalforstamt Bergisches Land
Steinhaus is a village in the Bockenberg district of Bergisch Gladbach in the Königsforst. The forester's lodge Steinhaus is part of the farm. Every now and then you also hear the outdated name Groß Steinhaus.
The Dwarf Cave Herrenstrunden is a karst cave cut by quarry work in the Paffrath limestone hollow. It is located in the Strunde valley in the municipality of Odenthal on the road from Herrenstrunden to Spitze.
14. Haus Lerbach
Haus Lerbach is a district in the Sand district of Bergisch Gladbach, Germany. There is also a former manor house in neo-Renaissance style with an English landscape park as a hotel called Schloss Lerbach.
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