17 Sights in Duisburg, Germany (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Duisburg, 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 17 sights are available in Duisburg, Germany.

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1. Harro Schulze-Boysen

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Harro Schulze-Boysen Unknown / Fair use

Heinz Harro Max Wilhelm Georg Schulze-Boysen was a left-wing German publicist and Luftwaffe officer during World War II. As a young man, Schulze-Boysen grew up in prosperous family with two siblings, with an extended family who were aristocrats. After spending his early schooling at the Heinrich-von-Kleist Gymnasium and his summers in Sweden, he part completed a political science course at the University of Freiburg, before moving to Berlin on November 1929, to study law at the Humboldt University of Berlin. At Humboldt he became an anti-nazi. After a visit to France in 1931, he moved to the political left. When he returned, he became a publicist on the "Der Gegner", a left-leaning political magazine. In May 1932, he took control of the magazine, renamed as the "Gegner" but it was closed by the Gestapo in February 1933.

Wikipedia: Harro Schulze-Boysen (EN)

2. Libertas Schulze-Boysen

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Libertas "Libs" Schulze-Boysen, born Libertas Viktoria Haas-Heye was a German aristocrat and resistance fighter against the Nazis. From the early 1930s to 1940, Libs attempted to build a literary career, initially as a press officer and later as a writer and journalist. Initially sympathetic to the Nazis as her family had close links to the most senior levels of the regime, she changed her mind after meeting and marrying Luftwaffe officer Harro Schulze-Boysen.

Wikipedia: Libertas Schulze-Boysen (EN)

3. St. Ludger

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The Roman Catholic Church of St. Ludger in Duisburg-Neudorf is a neo-Gothic basilica built in 1897 by Dietrich Hofferek. Remarkable about the three-nave church with transept is the mighty tower with pointed helmet, on the edges of which there are four more pointed turrets. Two such turrets can also be found at the ends of the transept. Typical stylistic features are the buttresses, the three-lane tracery windows and the ribbed vault.

Wikipedia: St. Ludger (Duisburg-Neudorf) (DE)

4. alter Brückenpfeiler der ersten Duisburg-Hochfelder Eisenbahnbrücke

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alter Brückenpfeiler der ersten Duisburg-Hochfelder Eisenbahnbrücke

The Duisburg–Hochfeld railway bridge spans the Rhine in the German city of Duisburg on the Duisburg-Ruhrort–Mönchengladbach line. The first bridge was built by the Rhenish Railway Company and put into operation at the end of 1873. It was replaced by a new bridge in 1927, which was badly damaged during the Second World War, but rebuilt and is still serves rail traffic between the Ruhr region and Aachen.

Wikipedia: Duisburg-Hochfeld Railway Bridge (EN)

5. Kreuzeskirche

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The Kreuzeskirche in the Duisburg district of Marxloh is a Protestant church built from 1903 to 1905 according to plans by the architect Heinrich Behrens. In 1985 it was placed under monument protection. Typical of the Hamborn-Marxloh area, which was characterized by industrialization, is the church island with the parsonage, which is also a listed building.

Wikipedia: Kreuzeskirche (Marxloh) (DE), Website

6. Salvatorkirche

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Salvatorkirche Der ursprünglich hochladende Benutzer war AlterVista in der Wikipedia auf Deutsch / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Salvatorkirche is the old town church in Duisburg and belongs to the Evangelical parish of Alt-Duisburg. It has been built on Duisburg Burgplatz in the place of an older Palatinate church since the 14th century. Together with the Willibrordi-Dom in Wesel, the church is one of the most important late Gothic church buildings on the right Lower Rhine.

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7. Kultur- und Stadthistorisches Museum Duisburg

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Kultur- und Stadthistorisches Museum Duisburg Autor/-in unbekanntUnknown author / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Kultur- und Stadthistorisches Museum is a museum in Duisburg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It was created in 1902, its collection was initially exhibited in the town hall of the city. After several moves, it is now, together with the neighbouring city archive, housed in the redesigned buildings of a flour mill in Duisburg's inner harbour.

Wikipedia: Kultur- und Stadthistorisches Museum Duisburg (DE), Website

8. Tausendfensterhaus

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The Haus Ruhrort, popularly known as the Tausendfensterhaus, was built from 1922 as an administration building for the mining company Rheinische Stahlwerke in Duisburg-Ruhrort, Ruhrorter Straße 187, on the filled part of the shipyard port. The uniform rows of windows gave the house its nickname, in fact it has a total of 510 windows.

Wikipedia: Haus Ruhrort (DE)

9. Deutsche Oper am Rhein /Kulturbetriebe Stadt Duisburg

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The Deutsche Oper am Rhein is an opera company based in Düsseldorf and Duisburg. The opera also has an associated classical ballet company. Axel Kober has been its Music Director since 2009. The resident orchestra, the Düsseldorfer Symphoniker, play both opera and symphonic repertoire.

Wikipedia: Deutsche Oper am Rhein (EN), Website

10. Museumsschiff Oscar Huber

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The Oscar Huber is a side wheel towing steamer that is now located as a museum ship in the Vincke Canal in Duisburg-Ruhrort. The ship is the last surviving wheel steamer on the Rhine, it belongs to the museum of German inland navigation on the railway port further north.

Wikipedia: Oscar Huber (DE)

11. Wasserturm Hohenbudberg

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The Hohenbudberg water tower was built in 1915/1916 by the Prussian railway management to supply the Hohenbudberg marshalling yard and the railway settlement in Friemersheim. Today it is considered an industrial monument and is used as a studio, office and house.

Wikipedia: Wasserturm Hohenbudberg (DE)

12. Kaiserberg

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The Kaiserberg is a natural elevation in the Duisburg district of Duissern at 75 m above sea level. It is the northwestern foothills of the Slate Mountains on the right bank of the Rhine, the northern tip bears the name Schnabelhuck.

Wikipedia: Kaiserberg (Duisburg) (DE)

13. Museum Küppersmühle für moderne Kunst (MKM)

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Museum Küppersmühle (MKM) is a Centre for Modern and Contemporary Art based Duisburg's Inner Harbour. It houses the Ströher Collection. It is part of the Duisburg: Town and Harbour section of the Ruhr Industrial Heritage Trail.

Wikipedia: Museum Küppersmühle (EN), Website

14. St. Hubertus

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St. Hubertus Hans Blossey / Copyrighted free use

The Roman Catholic Church of St. Hubertus is in the Rahm district of the city of Duisburg in North Rhine-Westphalia. It was built after plans by Franz Schneider until 1925, consecrated in 1928 and made a listed building in 1985.

Wikipedia: St. Hubertus (Duisburg-Rahm) (DE), Architect Wikipedia

15. Haus Böckum

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Haus Böckum

Haus Böckum is a medieval aristocratic residence in the Duisburg district of Huckingen on the old Angerbach. Haus Böckum is the only preserved moated castle in Duisburg, even if most of its moats are dry today.

Wikipedia: Haus Böckum (DE)

16. Karmelkirche

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The Roman Catholic Carmelkirche in Duisburg (North Rhine-Westphalia) is a former religious church of the Carmelite, which was built on the foundations of the former Minorite church after the Second World War.

Wikipedia: Karmelkirche (Duisburg) (DE)

17. Bienenmuseum

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The Bee Museum of the Kreisimkerverband Duisburg e. V. in Rumeln-Kaldenhausen is a small natural history museum about beekeeping. It is located in a pavilion on the grounds of the Albert-Einstein-Gymnasium.

Wikipedia: Bienenmuseum Duisburg (DE), Website


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