15 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 15 sights are available in Emden, Germany.

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1. Bunkermuseum

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The Emden Bunker Museum opened in 1995 in a high bunker in central Emden. It is believed to be the first museum in the Federal Republic of Germany to deal with architectural history in a bomb shelter. It shows the history of the bunker in 26 rooms, the persecution and repression of the state socialists in the city of Emden from 1933 to 1945, and the post-war period until the early 1950s, each with a different thematic focus. The museum is open from May to October. The organization is managed by the Arbeitskreis Bunkermuseum Association, which was founded in March 1994. The museum is funded by donations, donations and voluntary activities from members of the association. Bunkermuseum receives little funding from municipalities or other public sources.

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2. Schweizer Kirche

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Schweizer Kirche Gouwenaar / Public domain

The Protestant Reformed Church in Emden is one of the most important sites in the history of East Frisland. It was the Moederkerk of the Reformed congregation in northern Germany and Holland. After being destroyed during the Second World War, churches no longer hold liturgy. Swiss churches are built on partial foundations. Today, the cathedral is home to the Johannes Lasko Library, considered one of the most important professional theological libraries in Germany.

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3. Pelzerhäuser

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Pelzerhäuser Matthias Süßen / CC BY 3.0

Pelzerhäuser is two buildings on Pelzerstraße in the Old City of Emden. The two buildings are among the oldest in the city and the only one in the Old Town that survived the heavy bombing of Emden on June 6, 1940. = = Quote = = < br > Today, its architectural style gives the impression of the old city of Emden before the bombing-it was replaced by 16th century architecture. And 17. = = Reference = =

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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

Emder Wasserturm is located in Abdenastraße, near Hauptbahnhof today. Built between 1910 and 1912, the building is owned by Stadtwerke Emden and is still in operation. With a height of 42 meters and towering over most of the city's buildings, it is an important example of technical architecture in the early 20th century.

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5. Kesselschleuse Emden

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The boiler lock in Emden (East Frisia) is a unique building in Europe. The circular lock connects four shipping waterways where they meet: the Ems-Jade Canal, Emder Stadtgraben, Fehntjer Tief and Rote Siel, a branch of Falderndelft and therefore of Emder Port. Most of these four waterways have different water levels.

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6. 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 subsequent reformatory church building in northern Germany in moderate baroque style. During the Second World War it was destroyed to the outer walls and then rebuilt in a modified form.

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7. Gedenkstein Synagoge Emden

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The Jewish community in Emden consisted of around 400 years from its beginning in the 16th century to its end on October 23, 1941. It was the oldest and most important municipality of East Frisia and as the seat of the State Rabbin Mental Center of the Jews East Frisia and the Landdrostei Osnabrück.

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8. 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 church 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.

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9. Emder Wappen

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Emder Wappen / Public domain

Emden's coat of arms was awarded to the city in 1495 by King Maximilian I after a long plea and high fees. The characters in the coat of arms and the whole city's coat of arms itself bear the name "Engelke Up de Muer" and are decorated in the colors of the city.

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10. Georg Breusing

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The Georg Breusing was a distress cruiser from the German Society for the Rescue of Shipwrecker (DGZRS) of the 26-meter class, which was built in 1963 by the Abeking & Rasmussen shipyard in Lemwerder under Baunummer 5870. The DGZRS-internal name was Krs 6.

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11. Stadt Emden

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Stadt Emden Matthias Süßen / CC BY 3.0

The Museumslogger City of Emden is a wooden German sailing logger. He wears the fishing number AE 7. Together with the Feuerchiff Amrumbank and the Seenotruzer Georg Breusing, the museum ship is in the Emder Ratft. It was moored there in spring 1995.

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12. Martin-Luther-Kirche

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After the destruction of a church from 1775 in World War II, the Martin Luther Church is the second Lutheran church in Emden, a city in which only the reformed religion was allowed to be taught after the Emden Revolution from 1595 to 1685.

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13. Feuerschiff Amrumbank

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In the years 1914/1915, the Feuchiff Amrumbank was built by the Meyerwerft in Papenburg/Ems on behalf of the Prussian Ministry of Public Work. It became the successor to the later destroyed Feast ship Amrumbank as Amrumbank II in 1919.

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14. 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.

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15. Hafentor Emden

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Emden is an independent city and seaport in Lower Saxony in the northwest of Germany, on the river Ems. It is the main city of the region of East Frisia and, in 2011, had a total population of 51,528.

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