8 Sights in Blankenburg (Harz), Germany (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Blankenburg (Harz), 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 8 sights are available in Blankenburg (Harz), Germany.

1. Burg Heimburg

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Heimburg Castle, also called the Altenburg or Alteburg, is a ruined castle on an oval hilltop about 330 metres above sea level (NN) which is located just north of the Harz Mountains in central Germany. The ruins of this hilltop castle stand above the village of Heimburg in the borough of Blankenburg in the district of Harz in the state of Saxony-Anhalt. It is checkpoint no. 84 in the Harzer Wandernadel hiking network.

Wikipedia: Heimburg Castle (EN)

2. Warnstedter Mordkreuz

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A Warnstedter Murder Cross is a Kreuzstein on the country road from Timmenrode to Thale in Saxony-Anhalt. It is reminiscent of the fatal injuries of the Palatinate Count Siegfried near Rhein, which brought him supporters of Count Hoyer von Mansfeld in the Battle of Warnstedt on February 21, 1113. Siegfried died a little later on March 9, 1113.

Wikipedia: Warnstedter Mordkreuz (DE)

3. Kuxburg

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Kuxburg Sarkana / FAL

The Kuxburg, also called Kucksburg, is a sporn castle that has gone on a rock spur at the eastern end of the devil wall near Timmenrode in the Harz district in Saxony-Anhalt. The disused railway line Blankenburg - Quedlinburg leads directly below the northern rock wall.

Wikipedia: Kuxburg (DE)

4. Bergkirche St. Bartolomäus

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The Bergkirche St. Bartholomäus is an Evangelical Lutheran church in Blankenburg (Harz). Since 1992, it has belonged to the Bad Harzburg Provostship of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Braunschweig and is a stop on the Harz Monastery Hiking Trail.

Wikipedia: St. Bartholomäus (Blankenburg (Harz)) (DE), Website, Website, Youtube

5. Menhir von Heimburg

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Menhir von Heimburg Kai-Uwe Uebner / CC BY-SA 2.0 de

The menhir of Heimburg was a menhir destroyed in the 19th or early 20th century near Heimburg, a district of Blankenburg (Harz) in the district of Harz in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. In 2004, another stone was erected at its original location.

Wikipedia: Menhir von Heimburg (DE)

6. Braunschweiger Löwe

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The list of copies of the Brunswick Lion lists all fifteen 1:1 copies of the Brunswick Lion, of which twelve have survived. The first was built in 1873 and is located in London, the last one so far in 2014, it is located in Lübstorf.

Wikipedia: Liste der Kopien des Braunschweiger Löwen (DE)

7. Burg und Festung Regenstein

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Regenstein Castle is a ruined castle that lies three kilometres north of Blankenburg in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt. It is a popular tourist destination where, each year, a knight's tournament and a garrison festival are held.

Wikipedia: Regenstein Castle (EN)

8. Lutherkirche

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The Georgenhof is a historical hospital in the city of Blankenburg, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It also includes the Luther Church, is used as a Protestant community centre and includes premises for various social purposes.

Wikipedia: Georgenhof (Blankenburg) (DE), Website


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