8 Sights in Esslingen am Neckar, Germany (with Map and Images)
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The Katharinenlinde north of Esslingen am Neckar, on the Rüderner Heide at 48° 46′ 12.7" N, 9° 17′ 50.2" E, is considered the setting of the regional legend of St. Catherine of Alexandria, who elevated her to the founder and patron saint of Esslingen's St. Katharinen-Spital. Near the lime tree, the Katharinenlindenturm, an observation tower of the Swabian Albverein located at 48° 46′ 15" N, 9° 17′ 48" E, was built in 1957. It is made of reinforced concrete and is 17 metres high. Almost on the same site, a managed refuge with a wooden, low tower had already been built in 1899.
2. Münster St. Paul
The Catholic Minster St. Paul in Esslingen am Neckar is an early Gothic sacred building from the 13th century. The church of the former Dominican monastery is considered the oldest preserved mendicant order church in Germany. It stands on the western edge of the market square and, together with the Protestant town church of St. Dionys and the Frauenkirche on the hillside, is one of the most characteristic church buildings in the city centre.
3. Schloß Serach
Serach is a district of Esslingen am Neckar, Germany. It is located in the north of the city and consists mainly of residential buildings, whereby the historic, once agricultural core is now located on the northern edge of the district and the younger buildings from the 20th century are more in the south. Serach borders on the districts Hohenkreuz, Wäldenbronn, Obertal, Sulzgries and Krummenacker.
The Wolfstor in Esslingen am Neckar, a large district town in Baden-Württemberg, was built around 1220 and is the oldest tower in the city. The torture at Küferstraße 41 is a protected monument. The goal was first mentioned in 1268 as an Obertor, from 1411 as a Brottor and from 1551 as Wolfstor.
The Evangelical South Church in the Pliensauvorstadt in Esslingen am Neckar, built in 1925/26 according to plans by Martin Elsaesser, is a church building from the time of Expressionism. It is considered one of the most interesting buildings of the 20th century in Esslingen am Neckar.
6. Stadtkirche St. Dionys
The Evangelical Church of St. Dionys in Esslingen is a Gothic church. The church stands on the south side of the market square and, together with the Catholic Cathedral of St. Paul and the Frauenkirche, forms a building ensemble that shapes the cityscape.
Wikipedia: Stadtkirche St. Dionys (Esslingen am Neckar) (DE)
7. Merkel'sches Schwimmbad
The Merkel swimming pool, an indoor pool in Esslingen am Neckar, is one of the last preserved Art Nouveau hall swimming pools in Germany and was carried out from 1905 to 1907 according to the design and execution plans of the Gießen architect Hans Meyer.
The synagogue in Esslingen is located at Heppächer 3 in Esslingen am Neckar (Baden-Württemberg). The former guild house of the tailors was converted into a synagogue in 1819, desecrated in 1938 and has served as a synagogue again since March 2012.
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