8 Sights in Borken, Germany (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Borken, 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 Borken, Germany.List of cities in Germany Sightseeing Tours in Borken
1. Schloss Hirschgarten
Schloss Nassenerfurth, also known as Baumbachsches Schloss, later temporarily Schloss Hirschrain, currently Schloss Hirschgarten, is located in the east of the village of Nassenerfurth, a district of Borken in the Schwalm-Eder district in northern Hesse. It stands on the site of a moated castle probably built in the 14th century and destroyed in 1485 at 183 m above sea level and is still surrounded by moats today. The complex consists of three larger wings, which flank an angled and roughly semicircular courtyard open to the east, a stair tower and a spacious outer bailey with farm and residential buildings.
2. St. Marien Burlo
The Church of St. Mary in Burlo is located in the district of the same name in the district town of Borken in North Rhine-Westphalia and is the monastery church of the Oblate settlement Burlo and school church of the Gymnasium Mariengarden. Until the merger of the parishes of Burlo, Weseke and Borkenwirthe into the parish of St. Ludgerus on 13 July 2013, it served the Burlo Catholics as a parish church. St. Marien was or is the monastery church of the Wilhelmites, Cistercians and since 1921 of the Hünfeld Oblates. It is under the patronage of the Feast of the Assumption.
3. Kloster Mariengarden
Mariengarden Abbey (Kloster Mariengarden) is a Catholic monastery of the Oblates of the Immaculate Virgin Mary in Burlo, a district of Borken in Westphalia, Germany. To distinguish it from Kleinburlo Abbey, it is often referred to as Großburlo Abbey. In the Middle Ages and the early modern period it was inhabited alternately by Cistercians, Wilhelmites and Cistercians again. In the course of secularization, the monastery was dissolved in 1803. Since 1920 it has housed a school sponsored by the Oblates. The associated monastery church is dedicated to the Mother of God.
The Catholic parish church of St. Marien is located in the historic center of Gemen, a district of Borken. The full patronage is At the Immaculate Conception of Mary. The church together with the Franciscan monastery complex belongs to the historically and art-historically significant complex of Burg und Freiheit Gemen.
5. Burg Gemen
Gemen Castle is located within Münsterl ä nder Park, in the former swamp area of Bocholter Aa. Even if the name implies something else, today's complex is a castle. Its former castle freedom gave the name Gemen in today's Borken district of North Rhine-Westphalia.
6. Hessisches Braunkohle Bergbaumuseum - Themenpark Kohle & Energie
The Hessian Lignite Mining Museum in Borken in the North Hessian Schwalm-Eder district presents under the motto "Discover industrial culture / experience landscape change" the mining formerly operated in the Borken lignite mining area.
Wikipedia: Hessisches Braunkohle Bergbaumuseum (DE), Website
7. St. Maria Immaculata
St. Maria Immaculata is a parish church built as a votive church and today's branch church of St. Martin in Raesfeld and stands in the farming community of Rhedebrügge, which belongs to Borken, North Rhine-Westphalia.
8. Schloss Dillich
Dillich Castle is located on the northwestern outskirts of Dillich, a district of Borken in the Schwalm-Eder district in Hesse. Adjacent to the southeast of the farm, formerly belonging to the castle.
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