15 Sights in Bielefeld, Germany (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Bielefeld, 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 15 sights are available in Bielefeld, Germany.

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1. Merkurbrunnen

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The Merkurbrunnen in Bielefeld is a work by Herbert Volwahsen. The 5.50 m long stone bowl was erected in 1963 in front of Bankhaus Lampe on the Alter Markt in Bielefeld as the final point of reconstruction after the Second World War. Designed in the style of the 1960s, the fountain soon became a landmark of the city. On a bronze semicircle, similar to a globe, floats the 2.70 m tall Mercury in a moving pose, holding his staff in his right hand. On the helmet and on the sandals, only briefly indicated, the small wings are recognizable. The clouds above which the Greek god floats are symbolized by small fountains of water.

Wikipedia: Merkurbrunnen (Bielefeld) (DE)

2. Leineweberdenkmal

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Together with the Sparrenburg, the Leineweberdenkmal is one of the most important landmarks of the city of Bielefeld. It stands east of the Old Town Nicolai Church in the Old Town Church Park. It was created in 1909 by the sculptor Hans Perathoner, who since 1907 led the sculpture class at the Handwerks- und Kunstgewerbeschule Bielefeld. Like the county monument in Jöllenbeck, it was inaugurated on 16 July 1909 on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the County of Ravensberg.

Wikipedia: Leineweberdenkmal (DE)

3. Johannisberg

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The Johannisberg is a 200 m high part of the northern ridge of the Teutoburg Forest in Bielefeld. Together with the opposite Sparrenberg, which carries the Sparrenburg, it borders the northeast end of the Bielefeld Pass. The barely more than 4 km long section of the ridge between the Bielefeld Pass and the cut of the Johannesbach is not very structured. The Johannisberg is joined by the 226 m high Ochsenberg with the Ochsenheide, followed by the 209 m high Stecklenbrink.

Wikipedia: Johannisberg_(Teutoburger_Wald) (DE)

4. Deutsches Fächermuseum

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The Deutsches Fächermuseum is a museum of decorative arts in Bielefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The corresponding foundation was established in 1994 by Marie-Luise and Günter Barisch. The museum was opened in 1995. It is unique in its kind in Germany and one of only three museums of its kind in the world. It is located in Bielefeld's old town in the street Am Bach.

Wikipedia: Deutsches Fächer Museum – Barisch Stiftung (DE)

5. Burg und Festung Sparrenberg

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Sparrenberg Castle, also known as the Sparrenburg, is a restored fortress in the Bielefeld-Mitte district of Bielefeld, Germany. It is situated on the Sparrenberg hill in the Teutoburg Forest and towers 60 metres (200 ft) above the city centre. Its current appearance mainly originated in the 16th and 19th century. The Sparrenburg is considered to be Bielefeld's landmark.

Wikipedia: Sparrenberg Castle (EN)

6. NaMu - Naturkunde-Museum

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The Natural History Museum in Bielefeld is a natural history museum in the city of Bielefeld in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Since 2003, it was given the additional name namu, which stands for the German words Natur (nature), Mensch (man), and Umwelt (environment). The exhibitions take place in the Spiegelshof, a historical building from the 14th century.

Wikipedia: Natural History Museum, Bielefeld (EN)

7. Historisches Museum

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The Historical Museum of the City of Bielefeld shows the history of the city of Bielefeld and the Ostwestfalen-Lippe region with a focus on industrial history. It was opened in May 1994. The exhibition is housed in some halls of the former Ravensberg spinning mill, which immerses the visitor in the atmosphere of industrialization.

Wikipedia: Historisches Museum der Stadt Bielefeld (DE)

8. Ich

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An ego monument is a sculpture that was first erected in the city of Frankfurt am Main. The work of the artist Hans Traxler in collaboration with the stonemason Reiner Uhl has been on display since 24 March 2005 in the Oberrad district, in the Mainuferanlage between Rudererdorf and Gerbermühle in Frankfurt's green belt.

Wikipedia: Ich-Denkmal (DE)

9. Süsterkirche

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Süsterkirche of Mariental, a former Augustinian monastery, is now the parish church of the Protestant Reformed congregation in Bielefeld, East Westphalia. It is located to the north of the historic center, in the Süsterplatz of the same name, and therefore in the Mitte district.

Wikipedia: Süsterkirche (DE)

10. Altes Rathaus

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The Old Town Hall is the administrative seat built in 1904 in the East Westphalian city of Bielefeld in the district of Mitte. The originally oldest town hall in the city on the Alter Markt was rebuilt after war damage in the 1950s and today houses the Theater am Markt.

Wikipedia: Altes Rathaus (Bielefeld) (DE)

11. Bauernhausmuseum

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The Bauernhausmuseum Bielefeld is a museum in the district of Gadderbaum in the East Westphalian city of Bielefeld in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The museum is located in the Bielefeld city forest and is one of the oldest open-air museums in Westphalia.

Wikipedia: Bauernhausmuseum Bielefeld (DE)

12. Altstädter Nicolaikirche

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Altstädter Nicolaikirche is the oldest church in the original downtown area of Bielefeld. It is the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Altstädter Nicolaikirchengemeinde. This church is named after Nicholas of Mara. It is located in Mitte.

Wikipedia: Altstädter Nicolaikirche (DE)

13. Botanischer Garten

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The Botanischer Garten Bielefeld is a municipal botanical garden located beside the southeast edge of the Teutoburger Wald at Am Kahlenberg 16, Bielefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is open daily without charge.

Wikipedia: Botanischer Garten Bielefeld (EN)

14. Neustädter Marienkirche

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The Evangelical Lutheran Neustädter Marienkirche is the largest church in Bielefeld. The church, built in the Gothic style from 1293, is a defining element of Bielefeld's cityscape and is located in the Mitte district.

Wikipedia: Neustädter Marienkirche (DE)

15. Pauluskirche

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The Pauluskirche in the Bielefeld district of Mitte is an Evangelical Lutheran parish church. It is located in the northeastern inner city on Paulusstraße and August-Bebel-Straße in the Mitte district.

Wikipedia: Pauluskirche (Bielefeld) (DE)

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