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

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 16 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 shell was set up in front of the Lampen bank on the old market in Bielefeld in 1963 as the end of the reconstruction after the Second World War. The fountain, designed in the style of the 1960s, soon became a landmark of the city. On a bronze semicircular, a globe similar, the 2.70 m large mercury hovers in a moving pose, he holds his staff in the right hand. The small wings are recognizable at the helmet and the sandals, just briefly indicated. The clouds over which the Greek God float are symbolized by small water fountains.

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2. Leineweberdenkmal

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The linen woven monument is a monument in the city of Bielefeld in the Mitte district. It is located east of the old town Nicolaikirche in the Altstädter Kirchpark. It was created in 1909 by the sculptor Hans Perathoner, who had headed the sculpture class at the Bielefeld craftsman and arts and crafts school since 1907. Like the county monument in Jöllenbeck, it was inaugurated on July 16, 1909 on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the county of Ravensberg.

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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 SPIRRENBERG opposite, which is wearing the Sparkrenburg, he limits the north -east end of the Bielefeld passport. The barely over 4 km long section of the ridge between Bielefelder Pass and the incision of the Johannesbach is little divided. The 226 m high Ochsenberg joins the Ochsenheide on the Johannisberg, which is the 209 m high Stecklenbrink.

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4. 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.

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5. Deutsches Fächermuseum

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German Fan Museum is a museum of arts and crafts specializing in fan shape located in Bielefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The foundation was founded by Marie-Luise and Günter Barisch in 1994. The museum opened in 1995. It is unique in Germany and one of only three such museums in the world. It is located in Straße am Bach in the Old City of Bielefeld.

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6. NaMu - Naturkunde-Museum der Stadt Bielefeld

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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.

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7. Altes Rathaus

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The administrative seat, built in 1904, is commonly referred to as the old town hall in the East Westphalian city of Bielefeld in the middle district of Mitte. After war damage in the 1950s, the originally oldest town hall of the city on the Old Market was rebuilt after war damage and now houses the theater on the market.

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8. Historisches Museum Bielefeld

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The Bielefeld City History Museum displays the history of the city of Bielefeld and the East Westphalia-Lip region, with a focus on industrial history. It opened in May 1994. Located in several halls of the former Ravnsborg Spinning Mill, the exhibit immerses visitors in an industrialized atmosphere.

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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.

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10. Peter-und-Pauls-Kirche

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St. Peter and Paul is the Evangelical Lutheran parish church in the district of Bielefeld and district of the same name in Heepel in the Bielefeld church district of the Evangelical Church of Westphalia. It is the primal parish church of today's city of Bielefeld.

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11. Altstädter Nicolaikirche

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The Old Town Nicolai Church is the oldest church in the original city of Bielefeld. It is the church of the Evangelical-Lutheran Old Town Nicolaikirchengemeinde. The church is named after Nicholas of Myra. It is located in the Mitte district.

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12. Bauernhausmuseum

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The Bielefeld Cottage Museum is a museum located in the Gadderbaum district of Bielefeld municipality in North Rhine-Westphalia. Located in the forest of Bielefeld City, the museum is one of the oldest open-air museums in Westphalia.

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13. Petrikirche

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The Petrikirche in Bielefeld-Mitte is an Evangelical Lutheran church in the Bielefeld church district. The building with church and parish hall at Petristraße 51 was built in 1954 according to plans by the architect Werner March.

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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 onwards, is a defining element of Bielefeld's cityscape and is located in the Mitte district.

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15. 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.

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16. Pauluskirche

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

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