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

Here you can find interesting sights in Erfurt, 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 17 sights are available in Erfurt, Germany.

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1. Predigerkirche

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Predigerkirche is a Protestant church in Erfurt, Germany. It is a monastic church to the Dominican friary, Predigerkloster, adjacent to the church. Predigerkirche was originally built by the Dominican Order in the 13th century, when the mystic Meister Eckhart was prior here. The original building was modified in 1340–50, and the bell tower was built between 1447 and 1488. The church only became a Protestant church after the Reformation. Around 1806 Predigerkirche was used as a Prisoner of war camp, which led to damage to the interior and the equipment. Repairs were made around 1826.

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2. Krämerbrücke

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The Krämerbrücke is a medieval arch bridge in the city of Erfurt, in Thuringia, central Germany, which is lined with half-timbered shops and houses on both sides of a cobblestone street. It is one of the few remaining bridges in the world that have inhabited buildings. It has been continuously inhabited for over 500 years, longer than any other bridge in Europe. The stone, pedestrian bridge, which dates from 1325, is one of the oldest secular structures in Erfurt. It spans the Breitstrom, a branch of Gera River, and connects two town squares – Benediktsplatz and Wenigemarkt.

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3. Lutherkirche

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Lutherkirche TomKidd / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Lutherkirche and Martinikirche of Ilversgehofen are part of the parish of Martini-Luther in the Erfurt district of the Protestant Church in central Germany. It was built during the Weimar Republic at Magdeburger Allee in Johannesvorstadt, between the former tram stop and the former police academy. The church is a rectangular building with an oval hall and a west tower about 50 meters high, and its architecture has the characteristics of expressionism and decorative arts. It is listed as a historical site and is a station in Ludwig.

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4. Thomaskirche

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The Thomaskirche is an evangelical-united church in a neo-Gothic style and is standing in a park on Schillerstrasse in Erfurt, in the Löbervorstadt district. The church was built at the beginning of the 20th century as a replacement for the old Thomas church that had become too small and has the second highest church tower in the city with a height of 72 meters. It serves as the parish church of the Thomas community and houses a Gothic altar secretary from 1445, which is one of the four valuable Erfurt carvings.

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5. Sankt Severi

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The Severikirche is a church building of the Roman Catholic Church in Erfurt. It stands on the Domberg right next to the Erfurt cathedral. As a unique architectural ensemble, both churches together form the symbol of the city. Due to its unusual design, which seems to anticipate the late Gothic indoor church, the Severikirche is one of the most important Gothic buildings in Germany. In an artistically very important sarcophagus, the bones of the church patron Severus von Ravenna rest.

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6. Barfüßerkirche

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Before it was destroyed by bombing in 1944, Barfüå erkirche was one of Erfurt's most important church buildings and one of Germany's most beautiful beggars' churches. It was built in the 14th century. Built in the 14th century, it is a Franciscan convent church, also known as "Barefoot". Restored in the 1950s, the choir is located in the city centre, west of Castle Bridge on the right bank of the Breitstrom River, a branch of the Guerra River.

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7. Deutsches Gartenbaumuseum

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Deutsches Gartenbaumuseum Lukas Götz / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The German Horticultural Museum in Erfurt displays a permanent exhibition with a wide range of themes in the historic defensive barracks of Cyriaksburg Castle, covering an area of about 1,500 square meters. Horticultural and plant lovers can learn about the growth and use of plants, and the history of gardening and garden art. The museum is unique in Germany and Europe. It is located on the site of EGAPARK.

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8. Neue Synagoge

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The new synagogue is the synagogue of the Thuringian state capital Erfurt. It is located on the Juri gagarin ring and is the only (used) synagogue in Thuringia and one of only two synagogues built during GDR times. It serves as a prayer room for the approximately 850 members of Thuringia. In Erfurt there is the old and the small synagogue in Erfurt, both no longer used for church services.

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9. Zitadelle Petersberg

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Petersberg Citadel in Erfurt, central Germany, is one of the largest and best-preserved town fortresses in Europe. The citadel was built on Petersberg hill, in the north-western part of the old town centre from 1665, when Erfurt was governed by the Electorate of Mainz. It is surrounded by over two kilometres of stone walls and is 36 hectares in size.

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10. Hirschgarten

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The deer garden is a partially park -like green area in the old town of Erfurt. He was the city's first public green area. Today he is a “park duo” from the historic deer garden from the 18th century and a part that followed by a part of it, which was designed on demolition site from 2007 to 2009.

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11. Cyriakkapelle

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Erfurt's Cyriakkapelle is a so-called diaspora church designed by architect Otto Bartning. It was built in 1950 as part of a follow-up plan for the Bartning Notkirchen series of churches. It is located in Cyriaksiedlung, southwest of Erfurt, and is a church in the Protestant missionary community.

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12. Erinnerungsort Topf & Söhne

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The Topf & Söhne Memorial Hall is a memorial site in Erfurt's J. A. Topf & Söhne's former executive building houses exhibitions and related educational facilities, and provides some technical equipment for Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp and other concentration camps.

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13. ehem. Kartäuser Kloster

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Erfurt Charterhouse is a former charterhouse, or Carthusian monastery, in Erfurt, Thuringia, Germany. It was founded in the 1370s: building works began in 1372 and the monastery was accepted into the Carthusian Order in 1374. Work started on the church in 1375.

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14. Zitadelle Cyriaksburg

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Zitadelle Cyriaksburg TomKidd / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Cyriaksburg Castle was originally an urban fortress, followed by 17th-century Swedes, Mainz, and Prussians. Until 19. It is located on Mount Cyriaksberg, 265 meters high, in the middle of Egapark Erfurt, southwest of Erfurt, the capital of Thuringia.

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15. Ägidienkirche

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Aegidienkirche in Erfurt and its arches form the eastern passage to Krämerbrücke in Wenigemarkt. It is one of the first two bridgehead churches. Benedictine Church was demolished in 1890 and today only the name of Benedictine Square is remembered.

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16. St. Cyriakus

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The Protestant village church of St. Cyriakus is in the district of Azmannsdorf of the city of Erfurt in Thuringia. The parish belongs to the parish of Vieselbach in the Weimar church district of the Evangelical Church in Central Germany.

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17. Reglerkirche

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Reglerkirche Photo: Andreas Praefcke / CC BY 3.0

The regulator is a church in the old town of Erfurt. It serves as a place of worship and is one of the larger churches in the old town. It was considered a center for church music in Erfurt in the GDR.

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