Here you can find interesting sights in Bochum, 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 11 sights are available in Bochum, Germany.Back to the list of cities in Germany
1. Sankt Vinzentius
The St. Vincentius Church is now an Evangelical Church in the Harpen district of Bochum, the origins of which go back to the year 1000. The fragment of an old tombstone indicates the old age of the church; He is a witness to the death of lay brother Ludolf. The ornamentation and letter form of the inscription are dated 1000 to 1050. The church was subordinate to the monastery. The namesake is Vinzentius, deacon with the Spanish bishop of Saragossa, who died as a martyr in 304 during the last great Roman persecution under Diocletian. St. Vinzentius is shown in a sculpture from 1470.
The Jobsiade Fountain is located on Husemannplatz in Bochum. The fountain was donated by Deutsche Bank and opened to the public in 1987. The artist Karl Ulrich Nuss refers to the examination scene of the Jobsiade by Carl Arnold Kortum. The group of figures consists of five people: the self-confident but highly clueless theology student Jobs, three examiners and a night watchman. In 2013, the fountain was sprayed with white lacquer by vandals. In 2018, one of the bronze figures was sprayed with gold lacquer.
Bermudadreieck or Bermuda3Eck is the designation for an area in the center of Bochum, Germany, with a high density of bars and restaurants, bounded by the streets Südring, Brüderstraße, Kortumstraße and Viktoriastraße. The number of gastronomic establishments has increased since the beginning of the 1980s, spurred by the short distance to the Bochum Theater, Union Theater and the main train station. It is served by Engelbert-Brunnen/Bermudadreieck U-Straßenbahn Station, on lines 308 & 318.
The Church of the Heart of Jesus is a Roman Catholic church located in Sevenhausen, Wattenscheid, Germany. It's part of Essen Parish. This land was donated by the Heroven family. They were built between 1908 and 1909. The architect is Joseph Frank. The window was made by Jupp Gesin. The church is an affiliate of the parish of St. Marianne Entrop in the parish of St. Gertrude in Wattenscheid, Brabant.
5. Trauernde Alte
The "Mourning the Old" sculpture was created by sculptor and graphic artist Gerhard Marks in memory of the victims of the Second World War. It was completed on November 12, 1956 and on November 12, 1956. The anniversary of the heaviest bombing of Bochum in 1944. It is held here on April 4th every year. On November 14th, they laid a wreath at the city government.
6. Kunstmuseum Bochum
The Bochum Museum - Art Collection is an art museum in the city park district of Bochum. It is located at the northern end of Kortumstrasse in Bochum. The Bochum city park is opposite the museum, including some steel art objects. The museum goes back to the municipal painting gallery and the year 1921.
The Christuskirche Bochum is an Evangelical Church in Bochum, which is also considered a memorial to the war. It is located in the immediate vicinity of the Bochum town hall. There are other churches with this name in Bochum, for example in the districts of Langendreer, Linden, Gerthe and Günnigfeld.
8. Zeiss Planetarium Bochum
Bochum Planetarium is one of the most visited star theaters in Europe. It is located near Ruhr Stadium on the northeast edge of Bochum city center in Ruhr District. Built in 1964, it was the first large planetarium in post-war Germany. Now it is listed as a historical monument.
Terminal is the name of a sculpture designed by artist Richard Serra for Documenta 6 in 1977. It consists of four trapezoidal Corten steel plates with a height of 12 meters and a total weight of 100 tons, which support each other.
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