7 Sights in Bocholt, Germany (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Bocholt, 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 7 sights are available in Bocholt, Germany.

List of cities in Germany Sightseeing Tours in Bocholt

1. Historisches Rathaus

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The historic town hall Bocholt is one of the most important historical buildings and the landmark of the city of Bocholt. Since the city administration moved to the "New Town Hall" in 1977, it has mainly had a representative function. In addition to cultural events of all kinds, the mayor's New Year's reception takes place every year in the council chamber on the second floor. The building is also used for weddings: the registry office of Bocholt is located on the first floor. Cellars and parts of the ground floor are used by a catering business.

Wikipedia: Historisches Rathaus Bocholt (DE), Heritage Website

2. St. Georg

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The Roman Catholic Church of St. George is a Gothic hall church of the 15th century and the main church of the Westphalian city of Bocholt. In addition to the historic town hall, it is considered a landmark of the city. The oldest and most important piece of equipment is the Bocholter Kreuz, a Gothic fork crucifix from the early 14th century, which is still the center of a regional pilgrimage.

Wikipedia: St. Georg (Bocholt) (DE)

3. Schloss Diepenbrock

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Schloss Diepenbrock, also known as Haus Diepenbrock, is a small moated castle near Barlo, a village belonging to Bocholt near the Dutch border in the district of Borken, North Rhine-Westphalia. The property got its name from the Westphalian expression for the impassable swamp landscape that once surrounded it: "diepen brock" means something like "deep rupture".

Wikipedia: Schloss Diepenbrock (DE)

4. LWL-Industriemuseum TextilWerk Bocholt - Weberei

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The Bocholt textile museum is a museum in Bocholt, a city in the north-west of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, part of the district Borken. It is situated 4 km south of the border with the Netherlands. The museum opened in 1989 as one of the eight locations of the LWL Industrial Museum: it is an Anchor point on the European Route of Industrial Heritage.

Wikipedia: Bocholt textile museum (EN), Website

5. Apostelkirche

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The Evangelical Apostle Church in Bocholt belongs to the second parish of the Evangelical parish of Bocholt. The parish comprises 7650 members and is a parish in the western Münsterland. The Evangelical parish of Bocholt belongs to the Evangelical Church of Westphalia. The parish belongs to the church district Steinfurt-Coesfeld-Borken.

Wikipedia: Apostelkirche (Bocholt) (DE), Website, Architect Wikipedia

6. Meckermann

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Meckermann Markus Tenbrock / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Meckermann is a small statue that stands in the Langenbergpark in Bocholt. The grumpy man represents – with a raised chin and disapproving mine – a grumpy philistine. At his feet stand a goat, a sign of complaining, and a cat as a symbol of vigilance and protection from "pests".

Wikipedia: Meckermann (DE)

7. Christuskirche

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The Evangelical Christ Church in Bocholt belongs to the first parish of the Evangelical parish of Bocholt. The community belongs to the Evangelical Church of Westphalia and to the church district Steinfurt-Coesfeld-Borken.

Wikipedia: Christuskirche (Bocholt) (DE), Website


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