19 Sights in Coburg, Germany (with Map and Images)
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1. St. Moriz
Morizkirche is a Protestant church dedicated to Saint Maurice in Coburg, Bavaria, Germany, and is the town's oldest church. Its earliest remaining structures date back to the 14th century, which superseded a church from the 12th century. Martin Luther is known to have given several sermons there in 1530 A. D. This church currently houses the family tomb of the Dukes of Coburg. In modern times, Morizkirche serves as the main church for the congregation of St. Moriz. Due to the height of its towers, the church is one of the landmarks of Coburg. It is also one of the most important Luther memorial sites in southern Germany.
The Coburg Riding Hall is a single-storey neo-Gothic sandstone ashlar building with a gable roof on the Coburg Schlossplatz. The riding hall was built in 1852 on behalf of Duke Ernst II according to plans by the painter and master builder Georg Konrad Rothbart. The building replaced the riding arena at the southern end of the stables building, which was demolished in 1835. The west façade facing Coburg's Schlossplatz is characterized by a wide pointed arch portal, above which is a tondo with a sculptural horse's head by Theodor Behrens, framed laterally by two crenellated towers.
3. Palais Edinburgh
Designed in the Neo-Renaissance style, the Edinburgh Palace on Coburg's Schlossplatz ideally closes the ensemble of historic buildings between the Landestheater and the arcades of the Hofgarten with its memorial. Located directly opposite Ehrenburg Palace, the Edinburgh Palace, formerly called "Wangenheimsches Palais", is a masterpiece of the master builder Georg Konrad Rothbart. In 1865 Alfred, son of Queen Victoria of Great Britain, acquired it and used it as a residence. Today the palace belongs to the Coburg Chamber of Industry and Commerce.
4. Rosenauer Burg
The Rosenauer Burg, located in Coburg between Rosenauer Straße and Hahnweg am Rittersteich, was first mentioned in 1397 as a castle, in 1426 as the house of the mint master. In 1434, the Lords of Rosenau probably initiated the construction of the moated castle. After thorough grinding, use as a fish, wash and warehouse and gradual decay until the 20th century, it is now exemplarily restored and one of the jewels of historical architecture in Coburg.
5. Schloss Callenberg
Callenberg Castle is a castle on a wooded hill in Beiersdorf, an Ortsteil of Coburg, 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) from the town centre. It was a hunting lodge and summer residence and has long been the principal residence of the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. It is currently owned by Andreas, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha who created the Ducal Saxe-Coburg and Gotha House Order. A large and architecturally important family chapel is contained within.
The Sonnenhaus or the Sonnenburg is an Art Nouveau building that stands in the Upper Franconian city of Coburg at Alexandrinenstraße 4. The Sonnenhaus was built in 1902/03 and is the only building in Coburg that was designed in the floral or vegetable Art Nouveau style. Due to the sun emblem on the façade, the stately town house is popularly referred to as Sonnenhaus or in connection with the crenellated tower also as Sonnenburg.
7. Schloss Falkenegg
Schloss Falkenegg is a castle with a park in the Coburg district of Neuses. It is one of the romantic buildings of historicism of the early 19th century and presents itself in a fundamentally neo-Gothic design. Schloss Falkenegg is located on the southwestern edge of Neuses in a mountain location. Between Rodacher Straße and Kantstraße stretches the small mountain park of the castle with some remarkable monuments.
On the street Oberer Bürglaß, opposite the back of the Landestheater in Coburg, stands the classicist building of the Bürglaß-Schlösschen from the 18th century, which was called Bulgaren-Schlösschen or Augusten-Palais until the 1950s. After his abdication, it served as the residence of Tsar Ferdinand of Bulgaria for 30 years until 1948. Today the castle is used as a registry office.
9. Schloss Neuhof
The origins of Schloss Neuhof in Neu- and Neershof, a district of Coburg in the Bavarian administrative district of Upper Franconia, date back to the 14th century. From 1873 to 1879, Field Marshal Count Albrecht von Roon was the prominent owner of the castle in Neuhof in an English landscape park, in which, after changing ownership, a therapeutic facility for addicts is located.
10. Esco Park
The Ecora Building is a neoclassical building at Rosenauer Straße 27 in Coburg, Germany. The oldest part of the building was built in 1914 and was the seat of the former corsetry factory Escora. The building is listed as a monument in the Bavarian list of monuments.
11. Schloß Eichhof
Schloss Eichhof stands in the Coburg district of Scheuerfeld, district Eichhof, on a small hill above the valley of the Güßbach and was mentioned in a document in 1440. It has been privately owned since 1979 and is managed as a farm with horse breeding.
12. Landestheater Coburg
Landestheater Coburg is a medium-sized three-division theatre in Coburg, Bavaria, Germany. Located on Schlossplatz, a central square, the Neoclassical building has 550 seats. In 2008, the theatre employed 250 permanent staff and 100 part-time employees.
These arcades are a terraced building in the small town of Schlossplatz, Coburg, Upper Franconia. They closed Schlossplatz on the east side, forming a passage to Hofgarten. These arcades are included in the list of Bavarian monuments.
The Natural History Museum Coburg is a natural history museum in the Upper Franconian city of Coburg. It is located on the grounds of the Coburg Hofgarten and goes back to the passion for collecting of the Coburg dukes.
The Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche (Holy Cross Church) is a Lutheran parish church in Coburg, Germany. From 1870 to 1918, the Hallenkirche was the garrison church of the Thuringian Regiment No. 95, whose barracks were nearby.
16. Hotel Victoria
Villa Victoria is located at Ketschendorfer Straße 2 in the Upper Franconian city of Coburg. It is a Biedermeier house, which was built in 1835 and is registered as a monument in the Bavarian list of monuments.
17. Bismarckturm Coburg
Bismarck Tower in Coburg is one of the many Bismarck monuments that have survived to this day in Germany. The 16-meter-high sandstone watchtower was built in 1901 at 63 Himmelsacker in the west of the city.
18. Kapelle St. Nikolaus
The St. Nicholas Chapel is an Old Catholic church in Coburg, Ketschendorfer Straße 30. Over the centuries, it has been used as a place of worship by four Christian denominations and the Jewish community.
19. Schnürs Pavillon
The Schnürs Pavillon is a neo-Romanesque garden house built in 1862 on the Adamiberg in the Upper Franconian city of Coburg. The building is registered as a monument in the Bavarian list of monuments.
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