12 Sights in Eichstätt, Germany (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Eichstätt, 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 12 sights are available in Eichstätt, Germany.

Sightseeing Tours in Eichstätt

1. Diözesanarchiv

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The Eastern-Riedheim-Hof was built in 1730 by Gabriel de Gabrieli as a dome for Lothar Johann Hugo Franz von Ostein. This Rococopalais with Mansardwalmdach and Middle Risalite and stuccoed facades still stands in Eichstätt in Luitpoldstraße 1. The eastern coat of arms and the Riedheim coat of arms can be seen on the Giebel. After the conversion (1992–1994) by Karljosef Schattner, the former dome of the mherrenhof has been home to the administrative areas of the Ordinariate or Diocesan Archives, including a spacious reading room- a modern magazine tract with approximately 5 km shelf area follows.

Wikipedia: Ostein-Riedheim-Hof (DE)

2. Figurenfeld im Hessental

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The Figurenfeld is a sculpture field located on a meadow on a slope near Eichstätt. It consists of 78 mostly larger-than-life figures by the sculptor and painter Alois Wünsche-Mitterecker (1903–1975). The artist wanted to create a "Monumentum perpetuum", a memorial for eternity, a warning against war, in which there are no victors and vanquished. The erection of the figures lasted from 1958 until the artist's death in 1975. The field of figures is unfinished. Since 1976, the field of figures has been a listed building.

Wikipedia: Figurenfeld (DE)

3. Marienhaus

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On this page you will find a list of monuments in the Upper Bavarian town of Eichstätt. This table is a partial list of the list of monuments in Bavaria. It is based on the Bavarian List of Monuments, which was first drawn up on the basis of the Bavarian Monument Protection Act of 1 October 1973 and has since been maintained by the Bavarian State Office for the Preservation of Monuments. The following information does not replace the legally binding information provided by the monument protection authority.

Wikipedia: Liste der Baudenkmäler in Eichstätt (DE)

4. Ehemalige Fürstbischöfliche Residenz

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The Eichstätt Residence, the former seat of the Prince-Bishops of Eichstätt on the Residenzplatz in Eichstätt, is a three-winged palace building of the Baroque period. Particularly noteworthy are the representative staircase with an artistically wrought iron banister and a ceiling fresco by Johann Michael Franz, which shows the fall of the Phaethon, as well as the Hall of Mirrors, which is also decorated with mythological scenes as a ceiling painting in glue colours by the hand of the same artist.

Wikipedia: Residenz Eichstätt (DE)

5. Waisenhaus

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The former orphanage in Eichstätt from the 16th century was expanded by Maurizio Pedetti and Giovanni Dominico Barbieri and converted into the Institute of Psychology and Journalism of the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt by the Diocesan Building Office of Eichstätt under the direction of Karljosef Schattner. The baroque building is registered under the file number D-1-76-123-172 in the Bavarian list of monuments.

Wikipedia: Ehemaliges Waisenhaus (Eichstätt) (DE)

6. Marienbrunnen

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The Marienbrunnen is a fountain at the south-eastern end of the Residenzplatz in Eichstätt, Germany. In the middle of the fountain rises the statue of the Virgin Mary. The fountain was built between 1777 and 1780. The Italian baroque master builder Maurizio Pedetti was in charge. The fountain was commissioned by the Prince-Bishop of Eichstätt, Raymund Anton von Strasoldo and the city.

Wikipedia: Marienbrunnen (Eichstätt) (DE)

7. Bastionsgarten

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The Bastion Garden in Eichstätt is a botanical garden on the blacksmith bastion of Willibaldsburg and serves as an information garden about the former Hortus Eystettensis of Prince-Bishop Johann Konrad von Gemmingen (1561–1612) and the plant world, as it was depicted on copper engravings in the plant book first published in 1613, also called Hortus Eystettensis.

Wikipedia: Bastionsgarten (Eichstätt) (DE)

8. Cobenzl Schlösschen

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Cobenzl Schlösschen

The Cobenzlschlösschen is a late baroque summer palace in Eichstätt in the district of Eichstätt in Upper Bavaria, Germany. The complex also includes a garden pavilion and a small park. The castle is located at Ingolstädter Straße 32 and is registered as an architectural monument under the identification number D-1-76-123-88.

Wikipedia: Cobenzlschlösschen (DE)

9. Hl. Kreuz

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The Holy Cross Church in Wintershof, a district of the town of Eichstätt in the Upper Bavarian district of the same name, was built in 1955 by Josef Elfinger incorporating the already existing tower. The church is registered under the file number D-1-76-123-352 in the Bavarian list of monuments.

Wikipedia: Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche (Wintershof) (DE)

10. Dom Mariä Himmelfahrt

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Dom Mariä Himmelfahrt Unteroktav / CC BY-SA 3.0

Eichstätt Cathedral, properly known as the Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, St. Willibald and St. Salvator is the 11th-century cathedral of the Catholic Diocese of Eichstätt and is located in the city of Eichstätt, in the state of Bavaria, in Southern Germany.

Wikipedia: Eichstätt Cathedral (EN)

11. Willibaldsbrunnen

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The Willibaldsbrunnen is a fountain in the middle of the market square in Eichstätt, Germany. It was built in 1695 by Jakob Engel. The figure of St. Willibald, to whom the fountain is dedicated, was created by Hans Krumpper.

Wikipedia: Willibaldsbrunnen (DE)

12. Willibaldsburg

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The Willibaldsburg is a spur castle, built around the year 1353, in Eichstätt in Upper Bavaria. Until the middle of the 18th century, it was the representative castle and seat of Eichstätt's prince-bishops.

Wikipedia: Willibaldsburg (EN)


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