22 Sights in Freising, Germany (with Map and Images)
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1. Douglas DC-3
The Douglas DC-3 is a propeller-driven airliner manufactured by Douglas Aircraft Company, which had a lasting effect on the airline industry in the 1930s to 1940s and World War II. It was developed as a larger, improved 14-bed sleeper version of the Douglas DC-2. It is a low-wing metal monoplane with conventional landing gear, powered by two radial piston engines of 1,000–1,200 hp (750–890 kW). (Although the DC-3s originally built for civil service had the Wright R-1820 Cyclone, later civilian DC-3s used the Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Twin Wasp engine. The DC-3 has a cruising speed of 207 mph, a capacity of 21 to 32 passengers or 6,000 lbs of cargo, and a range of 1,500 mi, and can operate from short runways.
2. Pallotti-Kirche St. Johannes
The Pallottine Church of St. John the Baptist is a modern church building in the northern part of the city of Freising (Upper Bavaria). It was built between 1928 and 1930 together with an elongated missionary seminary according to plans by the Darmstadt architect Jan Hubert Pinand. With the complex, Pinand created one of the most important buildings of ecclesiastical expressionism in Old Bavaria. All sculptures and reliefs of the church are the work of the Munich sculptor Karl Baur and date from the period from 1930 to about 1955.
Wikipedia: Pallottinerkirche St. Johannes der Täufer (Freising) (DE)
3. Filialkirche Sankt Ulrich
The branch church of St. Ulrich is the church of the Freising district of Hohenbachern. It belongs to the parish of St. Jakob in Vötting. According to the chronicle of Karl Meichelbeck, the first church in Hohenbachern was consecrated in 759 by Bishop Joseph of Verona. A church was also mentioned in later years. In 826 there is talk of a "basilica ad Pacharom", in 1305 of "Hohenpacharn", in 1449 of "Großpachern". From 1157 the church was subordinate to the nearby monastery of Weihenstephan.
4. Diözesanmuseum für christliche Kunst
The Diocesan Museum Freising - DIMU on the Domberg in Freising is the museum of the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising. The collection contains works from the early 5th century to contemporary modern art. After the Vatican Museums, it houses the world's second largest collection of art in the Catholic Church. Individual focal points of the collection are the art of Byzantium, late Gothic, Baroque, contemporary, and testimonies of piety - including an extensive collection of nativity scenes.
5. Denkmal für Freisinger Gelehrte
The Monument to Freising Scholars is a small, approximately two-metre-high memorial stone on the western Domberg in Freising (Upper Bavaria). It was built in the middle of the 19th century below the prince-bishop's residence in the form of a Gothic pinnacle. The monument commemorates the three Freising scholars Veit Arnpeck, Rupprecht von Freising and Joachim Haberstock. The creators are considered to be the Freising stonemasons Einsele, whose signum is located at the foot of the monument.
6. Lockheed L-1049
The Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation is an American aircraft, a member of the Lockheed Constellation aircraft line. The L-1049 was Lockheed's response to the successful Douglas DC-6 airliner, first flying in 1950. The aircraft was also produced for both the United States Navy as the WV / R7V and U. S. Air Force as the C-121 for transport, electronics, and airborne early warning and control aircraft.
The Chapel of St. Korbinian or Asam Chapel was a chapel on the southern slope of the Weihenstephaner Berg in Freising, which stood above a spring, the Korbiniansbrünnlein. The ruins have been preserved and can be reached via the walking paths of the southern slope of Weihenstephan. For some years now, there has also been a staircase again, from the Hofgarten down to the Korbiniansbrünnlein.
The Mariensäule is a red marble column crowned by a figure of the Virgin Mary in the middle of Marienplatz, at a central point in Freising's old town. The column is one of the most striking monuments of the historic old town. It was founded in 1674 by Prince-Bishop Albrecht Sigismund to venerate Mary as Patrona Bavariae. The Marian column on Marienplatz in Munich may have served as a model.
9. St. Michael
St. Michael is the Catholic church of the Freising district of Tüntenhausen. Since 1 October 2014, the curacy of Tüntenhausen has been part of the parish association of Neustift, which includes Tüntenhausen, Haindlfing, Marzling and St. Peter and Paul in Freising-Neustift. The former pilgrimage church is a protected monument and is listed in the list of monuments in Freising.
10. Korbinian- und Nonnosushof
The Collegiate Abbey of St. Andrew was a collegiate monastery on the Domberg in Freising (Domannexstift). The buildings of the monastery were located on the western part of the cathedral hill, west of the prince-bishop's residence. The collegiate church was the second largest church in Freising after the cathedral; the monastery also included eight parishes with 30 branches.
The Sichtungsgarten Weihenstephan is a 7 ha garden maintained by the Fachhochschule Weihenstephan. It is located at Am Staudengarten 9, Weihenstephan, Freising, Bavaria, Germany, and is open daily from April to October. Admission is free. Along with several other gardens located at Weihenstephan, the Sichtungsgarten is part of the Weihenstephaner Gärten.
The Königsstein is an approximately four-metre-high stone pillar on the banks of the Moosach in Freising. The monument was created by the sculptor Josef Kirchmayr and erected on the occasion of the jubilee celebrations of the 25-year reign of the Bavarian King Maximilian Joseph on February 16, 1824. Until 1853 it stood near the Holy Spirit Hospital.
The Marstall on the Domberg in Freising was built as a court stable for the prince-bishops of the Bishopric of Freising. Today, the building houses the all-day care of the neighbouring cathedral grammar school, the cathedral singing school and Renovabis, the Eastern European relief organisation of the Catholic Church.
Andreasbrunnen is a fountain located west of Domberg in Freising (Upper Bavaria). It was built in 1697 by John Franz Ekh von Capfin and the Bishop of the Prince of Liechtenstein in Baroque style in front of St Andrew's Church. The Apostolic sculpture comes from the studio of Munich sculptor Franz Ableithner.
The earth sign at Munich Airport is an earth sculpture by the painter Wilhelm Holderied and the sculptor Karl Schlamminger. The artwork is also called An Island for Time. According to Holderied, it is supposed to be a symbol for the passage of time determined by the "primordial force of the earth".
16. Freisinger Dom
Freising Cathedral, also called Saint Mary and Corbinian Cathedral, is a romanesque basilica in Freising, Bavaria. It is the co-cathedral of the Catholic Archdiocese of Munich and Freising. Freising Cathedral is also known for being the place where Pope Benedict XVI was ordained a priest.
17. St. Benedikt
The Benedictus Church is a Catholic church on the Domberg in Freising, Germany. The church is located east of the cathedral and can be reached through the cloister that runs through the rear part of the Benedictine Church. The church is separated from the cloister only by iron bars.
18. ehem. Korbinianskapelle
Weihenstephan Abbey was a Benedictine monastery in Weihenstephan, now part of the district of Freising, in Bavaria, Germany. Brauerei Weihenstephan, located at the monastery site since at least 1040, is said to be the world's oldest continuously operating brewery.
19. St. Peter und Paul
The Branch Church of St. Peter and Paul is the Roman Catholic village church of Achering, a district of the large district town of Freising in Upper Bavaria. It is also a protected monument and is registered in the list of architectural monuments in Freising
20. Sankt Valentin
The branch church of St. Valentin is the Catholic church of Altenhausen near Freising. It is dedicated to Saint Valentine of Rhaetia. It was rebuilt in 1717, the tower is Gothic. Since 1954 the church has belonged to the parish of Marzling.
21. Denkmal für Otto von Freising
The monument to Otto von Freising is a stone sculpture on the cathedral hill of Freising (Upper Bavaria). It commemorates the 22nd Bishop of Freising (1138–1158), who is considered one of the most important historians of the Middle Ages.
22. Gräfliches Hofbrauhaus
The Gräfliche Hofbrauhaus is the last new building of the brewery Gräfliches Hofbrauhaus Freising GmbH in Freising (Upper Bavaria), whose beers are marketed under the name Hofbrauhaus Freising, which is still in operation today.
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