14 Sights in Emden, Germany (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Emden, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 14 sights are available in Emden, Germany.

List of cities in Germany Sightseeing Tours in Emden

1. Bunkermuseum

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The Bunkermuseum Emden was opened in 1995 in a high-rise bunker in the city centre of Emden. It is considered to be the first museum in an air-raid shelter in the Federal Republic of Germany to deal with the history of the buildings. In 26 rooms, each with a different thematic focus, it shows the history of the bunkers, the persecution and oppression by the National Socialists in the city of Emden from 1933 to 1945 as well as the post-war period until the early 1950s. The museum is open from May to October. It is sponsored by the Arbeitskreis Bunkermuseum, founded in March 1994. The museum is financed by grants, donations and voluntary activities of the members of the association. The bunker museum hardly receives any money from the municipality or other public sources.

Wikipedia: Bunkermuseum Emden (DE)

2. Schweizer Kirche

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The Evangelical-Reformed Great Church in Emden is one of the most important sites of East Frisian history. It is the Moederkerk of the Reformed congregations in northern Germany and the Netherlands. After the destruction in the Second World War, no services were held in the church. The Swiss church was built on part of the foundation walls for the parish. The Great Church today houses the Johannes a Lasco Library, which is considered one of the most important theological specialist libraries in Germany.

Wikipedia: Große Kirche (Emden) (DE)

3. Pelzerhäuser

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Pelzerhäuser Matthias Süßen / CC BY 3.0

The Pelzerhäuser are two buildings on Pelzerstraße in the old town of Emden. The two houses are among the oldest buildings in the city and are the only ones in the old town that survived the heavy bombing of Emden on 6 September 1944. Its architectural style today gives an impression of the appearance of Emden's old town before the bombing – it was characterized by buildings from the 16th and 17th centuries.

Wikipedia: Pelzerhäuser (DE)

4. Wasserturm

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Wasserturm Die Autorenschaft wurde nicht in einer maschinell lesbaren Form angegeben. Es wird SeaSide als Autor angenommen (basierend auf den Rechteinhaber-Angaben). / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Emden water tower is located in Abdenastraße near today's main station. The building from the years 1910 to 1912 is owned by Stadtwerke Emden and is still in operation. With its height of 42 metres, it towers above most of the city's buildings and is an important example of a technical building from the beginning of the 20th century in Emden. Since 1999, the water tower has been a listed building.

Wikipedia: Wasserturm Emden (DE)

5. Vrouw Johanna

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Vrouw Johanna Die Autorenschaft wurde nicht in einer maschinell lesbaren Form angegeben. Es wird SeaSide als Autor angenommen (basierend auf den Rechteinhaber-Angaben). / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The windmill De Vrouw Johanna is a gallery Dutchman in Emden in East Frisia. The mill was built in 1804 on the Emder Wall, the early modern city fortification of Emden. The Johanna-Mühle is a successor to a windmill that already existed there. The mill is a listed building and is owned by the city of Emden, which has leased the building to the Emder Mühlenverein.

Wikipedia: De Vrouw Johanna (DE)

6. Kesselschleuse Emden

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The boiler lock in Emden (East Frisia) is a unique structure in Europe. The round chamber lock connects four waterways for shipping, which converge here: the Ems-Jade Canal, the Emden city moat, the Fehntjer Tief and the Rote Siel, an offshoot of the Falderndelftes and thus the Emden harbour. These four waterways usually have different water levels.

Wikipedia: Kesselschleuse (Emden) (DE)

7. Gedenkstein Synagoge Emden

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The Jewish community in Emden existed for a period of about 400 years from its beginnings in the 16th century until its end on 23 October 1941. It was the oldest, largest and most important community in East Frisia and, as the seat of the State Rabbinate, the spiritual centre of the Jews of East Frisia and the Landdrostei Osnabrück.

Wikipedia: Jüdische Gemeinde Emden (DE)

8. Neue Kirche

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The New Church in Emden (East Frisia) is an Evangelical Reformed sermon church. It was built in the years 1643–1648 as the first post-Reformation church building in northern Germany in the moderate Baroque style. During the Second World War it was destroyed except for the outer walls and then rebuilt in a modified form.

Wikipedia: Neue Kirche (Emden) (DE)

9. Eyüp-Sultan-Moschee

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Eyüp-Sultan-Moschee Matthias Süßen / CC BY 3.0

The Eyüp Sultan Mosque in Emden is the first Islamic house of worship in East Frisia. The sponsoring association of the mosque Turkish Islamic Community of Emden e. V. currently has 70 members and belongs to the Turkish-Islamic Union (DITIB). It is named after Abu Ayyub al-Ansari.

Wikipedia: Eyüp-Sultan-Moschee (Emden) (DE)

10. AE7 - Stadt Emden

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AE7 - Stadt Emden Matthias Süßen / CC BY 3.0

Museumslogger Stadt Emden is a wooden German sailboat. His fisherman number is AE 7. Together with the Amrumbank light ship and the Georg Breusing maritime rescue cruiser, the museum ship is located at Emder Ratsdelft. It was moored there in the spring of 1995.

Wikipedia: Stadt Emden (DE)

11. Emder Wappen

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The city was awarded to the city in 1495 after a long request and payment of high fees by King Maximilian I. The figure in the coat of arms and the entire coat of arms itself bears the name "Engelke Up de Muer" and is kept in the city colors.

Wikipedia: Wappen der Stadt Emden (DE)

12. JaL-Bibliothek

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Jan Łaski or Johannes à Lasco was a Polish Calvinist reformer. Owing to his influential work in England (1548–1553) during the English Reformation, he is known to the English-speaking world by the Anglicised form John à Lasco.

Wikipedia: Jan Łaski (EN)

13. Feuerschiff Amrumbank

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The lightship Amrumbank was built in 1914/1915 by the Meyerwerft shipyard in Papenburg/Ems on behalf of the Prussian Ministry of Public Works. It became Amrumbank II in 1919 successor to the later destroyed lightship Amrumbank.

Wikipedia: Feuerschiff Amrumbank (DE)

14. Martin-Luther-Kirche

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Martin Lutheran Church was the second Lutheran church in Emden after a church was destroyed in the Second World War in 1775, and after the Emden Revolution of 1595-1685, the city was allowed to teach only Reformed religions.

Wikipedia: Martin-Luther-Kirche (Emden) (DE)

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