11 Sights in Eichstätt, Germany (with Map and Images)
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 11 sights are available in Eichstätt, Germany.List of cities in Germany Sightseeing Tours in Eichstätt
The Ostein-Riedheim-Hof was built in 1730 by Gabriel de Gabrieli as a canon court for Lothar Johann Hugo Franz von Ostein. This rococo palace with mansard hipped roof as well as central risalit and stuccoed facades still stands today in Eichstätt at Luitpoldstraße 1. On the gable is the eastern coat of arms and on the balcony grille the Riedheim coat of arms. After reconstruction (1992–1994) by Karljosef Schattner (1992–1994), the former Domherrenhof has housed the administrative offices of the ordinariate and diocesan archives, including a spacious reading room, since 1993 – a modern storage wing with about 5 km of shelf space is adjoined.
On this page the architectural monuments in the Upper Bavarian district town Eichstätt are compiled. This table is a partial list of the List of monuments in Bavaria. The basis is the Bavarian List of Monuments, which was first compiled on the basis of the Bavarian Monument Protection Act of 1 October 1973 and has since been managed by the Bavarian State Office for the Preservation of Monuments. The following information does not replace the legally binding information of the monument protection authority.
3. Figurenfeld im Hessental
Figurenfeld is a sculpture yard on grass on a hillside near Eichst ä tt. It consists of 78 characters of sculptor and painter Alois Wünsche-Mitterecker (1903-1975), most of whom are larger than real people. The artist wants to create an "eternal monument", an eternal monument, a warning of war, in which there are no winners or losers. The creation of these characters lasted from 1958 to the artist's death in 1975. The field is not completed. Figurenfeld has been listed as a historical monument since 1976.
4. Ehemalige Fürstbischöfliche Residenz
The Eichstätt residence, the former seat of the Eichstätter Fürstbischöfe at Residenzplatz in Eichstätt, is a three -winged castle building of the baroque period. In particular, the representative staircase with an artistically forged iron stair railing and a ceiling fresco by Johann Michael Franz, which shows the fall of the phaethon, as well as the mirror hall, which also adorn mythological scenes as a ceiling picture in glue colors from the hand of the same artist.
The former orphanage in Eichstätt from the 16th century was extended by Maurizio Pedetti and Giovanni Dominico Barbieri and converted by the Diocesan Cultivation Office Eichstätt under the direction of Karljosef Schattner into the Institute Building for Psychology and Journalism of the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt. The baroque building is registered under the file number D-1-76-123-172 in the Bavarian list of monuments.
The Bastion Garden in Eichstätt is a botanical garden on the forge bastion of the 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 named Hortus Eystettensis.
7. Cobenzl Schlösschen
The Cobenzlschlösschen is a late Baroque pleasure 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 a monument under the identification number D-1-76-123-88.
8. Hl. Kreuz
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 existing tower. The church is registered under the file number D-1-76-123-352 in the monument list of Bavaria.
9. Dom Mariä Himmelfahrt
Eichstätt Cathedral, properly known as the Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, St. Willibald and St. Salvator is an 11th-Century Roman Catholic cathedral in the city of Eichstätt, Bavaria, in Southern Germany.
The Church of the Redeemer in Eichstätt is an Evangelical Lutheran church in the district and university town of the Upper Bavarian district of Eichstätt and in the Evangelical Lutheran Deanery of Pappenheim.
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.
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