10 Sights in Eschweiler, Germany (with Map and Images)

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1. Schwarzer Berg

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The Schwarzer Berg is an approximately 50 metre high, predominantly birch heap in the Eschweiler Stadtwald in the Aachen city region. On its peak, 250.1 m above sea level, there is a wooden cross and a vantage point, from which you have a good view to the east over the Eschweiler city centre and districts of Bergrath, Hastenrath and Weisweiler. Its area is around 20 hectares. There are about 120 steps leading up to its summit and it is considered a landmark of Eschweiler mining. At the foot of the stairs there is a refuge.

Wikipedia: Schwarzer Berg (Eschweiler) (DE)

2. St. Peter & Paul

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The Hauptpfarrkirche St. Peter und Paul is the largest church in Eschweiler in North Rhine-Westphalia. It is located on the north side of the market square in the old town of Eschweiler, is a landmark of the city and one of the oldest churches in the diocese of Aachen. The church is located on a small hill north of the Inde and is visible from afar with its dominant red brick structure. Its tower was also a defensive tower for many years, which is illustrated by the loopholes that are still visible today.

Wikipedia: St. Peter und Paul (Eschweiler) (DE)

3. St. Silvester

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St. Silvester is the Roman Catholic parish church of the Eschweiler district of Neu-Lohn in the city region of Aachen in North Rhine-Westphalia. Since 1972, the church building has served as a replacement for the old parish church of St. Silvester in Lohn, which was blown up on 11 December 1973 and had to give way to the lignite opencast mine of the future with the entire village. After the recultivation, the memorial chapel Lohn was built in 2002/2003 on the site of the old church.

Wikipedia: St. Silvester (Neu-Lohn) (DE)

4. St. Marien

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The Catholic parish church of St. Marien is located in the Röthgen district of the North Rhine-Westphalian city region of Aachen. It is located on a small square on the middle street between Bourscheidtstraße and Karlstraße. It is a neo-Gothic brick basilica with a west portal, struts over the side aisles and two choir towers with a tent roof. In the interior, columns support the mesh rib vault.

Wikipedia: St. Marien (Röthgen) (DE)

5. Nothberger Burg

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Nothberger Burg, now a ruin, is a historic donjon castle in the Eschweiler district of Nothberg, Germany. It has four round corner towers, a bay window and an outer bailey, which is now used for agriculture. The earliest known owner of Nothberg Castle was Edmund von Engelsdorf, who was enfeoffed with the castle in 1361 by Duke Wilhelm II of Jülich.

Wikipedia: Nothberger Burg (DE)

6. Burg Weisweiler

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Weisweiler Castle (German: Burg Weisweiler) is a former moated castle dating back to the 12th century in the Eschweiler district of Weisweiler, of which only a few remains remain. Its builders were the Lords of Weisweiler, of whom Winricus von Wizwilre was first mentioned in 1176 in a document of the Archbishop of Cologne, Philipp von Heinsberg.

Wikipedia: Burg Weisweiler (DE)

7. Haus Kambach

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Haus Kambach is a simple, baroque moated castle in the Kinzweiler district of Eschweiler. It was the first building in the city to be placed under monument protection in 1982 and has been used since 1992 as a restaurant, bistro and golf home for the neighbouring golf course between Kinzweiler and St. Jöris.

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8. St. Cäcillia

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The Church of St. Cecilia is a Roman Catholic church in Hehlrath, a district of Eschweiler in the Aachen city region. It is a listed building. The community belongs to the community of municipalities (GdG) Eschweiler–Nord in the Diocese of Aachen. Patronesses are Saint Cecilia and Saint Thekla.

Wikipedia: St. Cäcilia (Hehlrath) (DE)

9. Klosterkapelle

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The Cistercian convent of St. Jöris is a former Cistercian monastery in the Eschweiler district of St. Jöris in the district of Aachen. Of the original complex dominating the village, only a few buildings remain, which are now used as an event space and apartments.

Wikipedia: Zisterzienserinnenkloster St. Jöris (DE)

10. Burg Röthgen

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Röthgen Castle, also known as Merötgen Castle, gave its name to Röthgen Castle in Eschweiler, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Located in Burgstraße, the complex is a typical Lower Rhine moated castle, most of whose buildings date back to the early 16th century.

Wikipedia: Burg Röthgen (DE)


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