7 Sights in Gießen, Germany (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Gießen, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Gießen, Germany.

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1. Liebigmuseum

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The Liebig Museum is a scientific museum founded in Gießen in 1920, which is dedicated to the chemist Justus Liebig. The building was originally built as a Wachkal of a barracks and expanded by Liebig. It shows the working conditions and the aids of that time in the former Chemical Institute, in which Liebig lived and researched during his time as a professor at Gießen University from 1824 to 1852.

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2. Botanischer Garten

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The Botanischer Garten Gießen, more formally the Botanischer Garten der Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, is a historic botanical garden maintained by the University of Giessen. It is the oldest botanical garden in Germany still at its original site, with an entrance at Senckenbergstraße 6, Gießen, Hesse, Germany. It is open daily without charge.

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3. Johanneskirche

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The Johanneskirche is the largest Evangelical church in Gießen in the Central Hessian district of Gießen and has the highest church tower of all Gießen churches with a height of 72 meters. It was built in 1893 in a historicist mixed style of neo -Gothic and neo -Renaissance. The building is Hessian cultural monument and shapes the cityscape.

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4. Gießkannenmuseum

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The casting can museum is a museum for watering cans and other irrigation instruments in the Central Hessian city of Gießen. In 2011, in the run -up to the State Garden Show in 2014, it was launched as a hands -on project for the citizens, according to the motto of the preparation phase "The gardener first duty: Gießen!"

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5. Altes Schloss

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This ancient castle, also known as Landgrävliche Burg, is located in the center of Giessen University Town in Hesse, Germany. Built in the 19th century, the building borders the Botanical Garden on the northeast and southeast, Kanzleiberg on the southwest and Brandplatz on the northwest.

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6. Gießener Schlammbeiser

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Gießener Schlammbeiser Ralf Lotys (Sicherlich) / CC BY 2.5

Giessen, spelled Gießen in German, is a town in the German federated state (Bundesland) of Hesse, capital of both the district of Giessen and the administrative region of Giessen. The population is approximately 90,000, with roughly 37,000 university students.

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7. Die drei Schwätzer

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Die drei Schwätzer Sculptor: Karl-Henning Seemann, born 1934
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"Three Chattermen" is a bronze sculpture in Giessen, Hessen, Germany, created by Karl-Henning Seaman. They are located in the pedestrian area of the city centre, at the intersection of Plockstraße and Seltersweg.

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