8 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 8 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 made her the founder and patron saint of Esslingen's St. Catherine's Hospital. In 1957, the Katharinenlindenturm, an observation tower of the Swabian Alb Association located at 48° 46′ 15" N, 9° 17′ 48" E, was built near the lime tree. It is made of reinforced concrete and is 17 meters high. Almost on the same site, a managed shelter with a wooden, low tower had already been built in 1899.

Wikipedia: Katharinenlinde (DE)

2. Münster St. Paul

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Münster St. Paul

The Catholic Cathedral 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 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 defining 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 is more in 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 large district town in Baden-Württemberg, was built around 1220 and is the oldest tower in the city. The gate tower at Küferstraße 41 is a protected monument. The gate was first mentioned in 1268 as the Upper Gate, from 1411 as the Bread Gate and from 1551 as the Wolf Gate.

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 Protestant town 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 a building ensemble that characterises 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 implementation 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 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.

Wikipedia: Synagoge (Esslingen) (DE)


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