9 Sights in Esslingen am Neckar, Germany (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Esslingen am Neckar, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 9 sights are available in Esslingen am Neckar, Germany.

Sightseeing Tours in Esslingen am Neckar

1. Katharinenlindenturm

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The Katharinenlinde, located north of Esslingen am Neckar, on the Rüderner Heide at 48° 46′ 12.7" N, 9° 17′ 50.2" E, is considered the scene of the regional legend of St. Catherine of Alexandria, who elevated her to the foundress and patron saint of Esslingen's St. Catherine's Hospital. In 1957, the Katharinenlinden Tower, an observation tower of the Swabian Alb Association located at 48° 46′ 15" N, 9° 17′ 48" E, was erected near the lime tree. It is made of reinforced concrete and is 17 metres high. In almost the same place, a managed shelter with a low wooden tower had already been built in 1899.

Wikipedia: Katharinenlinde (DE)

2. Münster St. Paul

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The Catholic Minster of 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 to be the oldest surviving 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.

Wikipedia: St. Paul (Esslingen am Neckar) (DE)

3. Schloß Serach

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Serach is a district of Esslingen am Neckar, Germany. It is located in the north of the city and consists mainly of residential development, with the historic, once agricultural core now located on the northern edge of the district and the more recent development from the 20th century more to the south. Serach borders on the districts of Hohenkreuz, Wäldenbronn, Obertal, Sulzgries and Krummenacker.

Wikipedia: Serach (DE)

4. Wolfstor

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The Wolfstor in Esslingen am Neckar, a big district town in Baden-Württemberg, was built around 1220 and is the oldest tower in the city. The gate tower on Küferstraße 41 is a protected monument. The gate was first mentioned in 1268 as the upper gate, from 1411 as the brettor and from 1551 as the Wolfstor.

Wikipedia: Wolfstor (DE)

5. Südkirche

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The Protestant 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 Expressionist period. It is considered one of the most interesting buildings of the 20th century in Esslingen am Neckar.

Wikipedia: Südkirche (Esslingen am Neckar) (DE)

6. Stadtkirche St. Dionys

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Stadtkirche St. Dionys André Karwath aka Aka / CC BY-SA 2.5

The Evangelical Church of St. Dionys in Esslingen is a church from the Gothic period. The church stands on the south side of the market square and, together with the Catholic St. Paul's Cathedral and the Frauenkirche, forms an ensemble of buildings that characterizes the cityscape.

Wikipedia: Stadtkirche St. Dionys (Esslingen am Neckar) (DE)

7. Merkel'sches Schwimmbad

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Merkel'sches Schwimmbad

The Merkel swimming pool, an indoor swimming pool in Esslingen am Neckar, is one of the last surviving Art Nouveau indoor swimming pools in Germany and was built from 1905 to 1907 according to design and execution plans by the Giessen architect Hans Meyer.

Wikipedia: Merkel’sches Schwimmbad (DE), Website

8. Synagoge

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The synagogue in Esslingen is located in Heppächer 3 in Esslingen am Neckar (Baden-Württemberg). The former guild house of the Schneider was converted into a synagogue in 1819, desecrated in 1938 and has been used as a synagogue again since March 2012.

Wikipedia: Synagoge (Esslingen) (DE)

9. Landesamt für Denkmalpflege

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The Baden-Württemberg State Office for the Preservation of Monuments (LAD) is a department of the Stuttgart Regional Council. It is responsible for overarching tasks of monument preservation in Baden-Württemberg. It is based in Esslingen am Neckar.

Wikipedia: Landesamt für Denkmalpflege Baden-Württemberg (DE)


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