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


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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 16 sights are available in Detmold, 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 Schmerimen family, who lived here until 1659 and from 1592 to 1605 provided the mayor of Detmold with Johann Schmerimen. Apart from the Detmolder Hof, the house is the only building with a stonework gable from the Weser Renaissance and the oldest stone town house in the city centre.

Wikipedia: Schmerimenhaus (DE)

2. Opferstein im Leistruper Wald

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Opferstein im Leistruper Wald

The Leistrup Forest is part of the Eggegebirge Nature Park and the southern Teutoburg Forest. It is located about 4 km east of Detmold's core town in the district of Diestelbruch and has a size of around 3.75 km². The name comes from the neighbouring Leistrup estate, which was first mentioned in a document in 1390.

Wikipedia: Leistruper Wald (DE)

3. Fürstliches Residenzschloss Detmold

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The Princely Residence Palace of Detmold is located in the city centre of Detmold. The castle had its origins in an old castle, which was first mentioned in a document in 1366. For centuries, the castle was the seat of the Counts and Princes of Lippe and is still inhabited today by the head of the House of Lippe.

Wikipedia: Fürstliches Residenzschloss Detmold (DE), Website

4. Vogelpark Heiligenkirchen

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The Heiligenkirchen Bird Park in the Heiligenkirchen district of Detmold 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

5. 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

6. 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, Url

7. Evangelische-reformierte Kirche Hiddesen

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Evangelische-reformierte Kirche Hiddesen

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

Wikipedia: Evangelisch-reformierte Kirche Hiddesen (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 supported 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. Kaiser-Wilhelm-Platz

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

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

10. Versöhnungskirche

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The Church of Reconciliation is a church on the Hiddeser Berg in Detmold and, together with the Christ Church and the Paulus Church in Jerxen-Orbke, forms the Evangelical Reformed Parish of Detmold-West in the Lippe Regional Church.

Wikipedia: Versöhnungskirche (Detmold) (DE), Website

11. Rittergut Hornoldendorf

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

Wikipedia: Rittergut Hornoldendorf (DE)

12. 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 neo-Gothic style and on January 12, 1908 consecrated church building, which was built according to designs by the architect Otto Kuhlmann.

Wikipedia: Christuskirche (Detmold) (DE), Website

13. Grotenburg

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The Grotenburg is a 386 m high 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)

14. Erlöserkirche

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The Evangelical Reformed Church of the Redeemer in Detmold, also known as the Market Church, 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

15. Adlerwarte Berlebeck

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Adlerwarte Berlebeck Daniel Brockpähler / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Berlebeck Eagle Observatory is a bird park in the Berlebeck district of Detmold, Germany. It was founded in 1939 by the married couple Kati and Adolf Deppe and is now an institution of the city of Detmold.

Wikipedia: Adlerwarte Berlebeck (DE), Website

16. Heilig Kreuz

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Heilig Kreuz in Detmold is the parish church of the Catholic parish of the same name in the Pastoral Association of Detmold, which belongs to the deanery of Bielefeld-Lippe of the Archdiocese of Paderborn.

Wikipedia: Heilig Kreuz (Detmold) (DE)


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