15 Sights in Detmold, Germany (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Detmold, 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 15 sights are available in Detmold, Germany.

List of cities in Germany Sightseeing Tours in Detmold

1. Schmerimenhaus

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The Schmerimenhaus is a listed Renaissance building in the city centre of Detmold in the district of Lippe (North Rhine-Westphalia). It was named after the patrician family Schmerimen, who lived here until 1659 and from 1592 to 1605 with Johann Schmerimen the mayor of Detmold. Apart from the Detmolder Hof, the house is the only building with a stonework gable of the Weser Renaissance and the oldest stone town house in the city centre.

Wikipedia: Schmerimenhaus (DE)

2. Vogelpark Heiligenkirchen

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The bird park Heiligenkirchen in the Detmold district of Heiligenkirchen is a scientifically managed zoological institution specializing in exotic birds and small mammals. The focus is on direct contact with the animals. The bird park was opened in 1969 by Kurt Eckstein and has been family-owned ever since.

Wikipedia: Vogelpark Heiligenkirchen (DE), Website

3. LWL-Freilichtmuseum Detmold - Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Volkskunde

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The Detmold Open-air Museum is a museum at Detmold in the Ostwestfalen-Lippe region of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It was founded, together with the Hagen Open-air Museum, in 1960, and was first opened to the public in the early 1970s. The museum is run by the Landschaftsverband Westfalen-Lippe.

Wikipedia: Detmold Open-air Museum (EN), Website

4. Hermannsdenkmal

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Hermannsdenkmal Hubert Berberich (HubiB) / CC BY 3.0

The Hermannsdenkmal is a monument located southwest of Detmold in the district of Lippe, in Germany. It stands on the densely forested Grotenburg, sometimes also called the Teutberg or Teut, a hill in the Teutoburger Wald range. The monument is located inside the remains of a circular rampart.

Wikipedia: Hermannsdenkmal (EN), Website

5. Opferstein im Leistruper Wald

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The Leistruper Wald belongs to the Eggebirge Nature Park and southern Teutoburg Forest. It is located about 4 km east of the Detmold core city in the Diestelbruch district and has a size of around 3.75 km². The name comes from the neighboring Gut Leistrup, which was first mentioned in 1390.

Wikipedia: Leistruper Wald (DE)

6. Fürstliches Residenzschloss Detmold

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The Royal Palace of Detmould is located in the center of Detmould. This castle originated from an old castle and was documented as early as 1366. The castle has been the seat of the Earl and Prince of Lip for centuries, and to this day, the respective heads of the Lip family live here.

Wikipedia: Fürstliches Residenzschloss Detmold (DE), Website

7. Kaiser-Wilhelm-Platz

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Kaiser-Wilhelm-Platz is a public square in Detmold in the district of Lippe (North Rhine-Westphalia). The park -like design from the late 19th century is only partially preserved today. The place has been protected as a monument since November 14, 1988.

Wikipedia: Kaiser-Wilhelm-Platz (Detmold) (DE)

8. Lippisches Landesmuseum

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The Lippisches State Museum in Detmold is the largest and oldest museum in East Westphalia-Lippe. The museum born by the Landesverband Lippe is located opposite the princely residence castle of the men to the Lippe and the Lippische Landestheater.

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9. evangelische-reformierte Kirche Hiddesen

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The Evangelical Reformed Church of Hiddesen is a church building in the Detmold district of Hiddesen. It belongs to the Evangelical Reformed parish of Hiddesen, which is part of the Evangelical Reformed Class South in the Church of Lippe.

Wikipedia: Evangelisch-reformierte Kirche Hiddesen (DE)

10. Christuskirche

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Christuskirche Daniel Brockpähler / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Evangelical Reformed Christuskirche in Detmold on Kaiser-Wilhelm-Platz is a church building built in the neo-Gothic style and consecrated on 12 January 1908, which was built according to designs by the architect Otto Kuhlmann.

Wikipedia: Christuskirche (Detmold) (DE), Website

11. Versöhnungskirche

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The Church of Reconciliation is a church on Hiddeser Berg in Detmold and, together with the Christuskirche and the Pauluskirche in Jerxen-Borbke, forms the Evangelical Reformed parish of Detmold-West in the Lippische Landeskirche.

Wikipedia: Versöhnungskirche (Detmold) (DE), Website

12. Grotenburg

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The Grotenburg is a 386 m above sea level mountain in the southeast of the Teutoburg Forest, in Detmold-Hiddesen, Lippe district, North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany). The Grotenburg is particularly known for the Hermann monument.

Wikipedia: Grotenburg (DE)

13. Rittergut Hornoldendorf

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The former manor Hornoldendorf is located in the Detmold district of Hornoldendorf. The manor house from 1840 is registered with the number A629 in the monument list of the Lippe city of Detmold in North Rhine-Westphalia.

Wikipedia: Rittergut Hornoldendorf (DE)

14. Robert Kronfeld

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Robert Kronfeld Unknown authorUnknown author / CC BY-SA 4.0

Squadron Leader Robert Kronfeld, AFC was an Austrian-born gliding champion and sailplane designer of the 1920s and 30s. He became a British subject and an RAF test pilot. He was killed testing a glider in 1948.

Wikipedia: Robert Kronfeld (EN)

15. Erlöserkirche

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The Evangelical-Reformed Church of the Redeemer in Detmold, also called Marktkirche, is a late Gothic church building. It is the only medieval building in the city that has been preserved almost unchanged.

Wikipedia: Erlöserkirche (Detmold) (DE), Website

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