13 Sights in Goslar, Germany (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Goslar, 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 13 sights are available in Goslar, Germany.

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1. Kaiserpfalz Goslar

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Kaiserpfalz Goslar Tobias Helfrich (Dionysos) / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Imperial Palace of Goslar is a historical building complex at the foot of the Rammelsberg hill in the south of the town of Goslar north of the Harz mountains, central Germany. It covers an area of about 340 by 180 metres. The palace grounds originally included the Kaiserhaus, the old collegiate church of St. Simon and St. Jude, the palace chapel of St. Ulrich and the Church of Our Lady (Liebfrauenkirche). The Kaiserhaus, which has been extensively restored in the late 19th century, was a favourite imperial residence, especially for the Salian emperors. As early as the 11th century, the buildings of the imperial palace had already so impressed the chronicler Lambert of Hersfeld that he described it as the "most famous residence in the empire". Since 1992, the palace site, together with the Goslar's Old Town and the Rammelsberg has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its millenium-long association with mining and testimony to the exchange and advancement of mining technology throughout history.

Wikipedia: Imperial Palace of Goslar (EN)

2. Stiftskirche St. Simon und Judas

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The church known as Goslar Cathedral was a collegiate church dedicated to St. Simon and St. Jude in the town of Goslar, Germany. It was built between 1040 and 1050 as part of the Imperial Palace district. The church building was demolished in 1819–1822; today, only the porch of the north portal is preserved. It was a church of Benedictine canons. The term Dom, a German synecdoche used for collegiate churches and cathedrals alike, is often uniformly translated as 'cathedral' into English, even though this collegiate church was never the seat of a bishop.

Wikipedia: Goslar Cathedral (EN)

3. Frankenberger Kirche

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The former monastery church and today's Evangelical-Lutheran parish church of St. Peter and Paul in Goslar is usually referred to as Frankenberger Kirche and stands on the hill called Frankenberg at the western end of the historic old town. It is Romanesque in its core, but has Gothic and Baroque reconstructions. Together with the building of the "Little Holy Cross", the sexton's house from 1504 and an old gate from 1510 in the immediate vicinity, it conveys a remarkable picture of medieval urban planning.

Wikipedia: Frankenberger Kirche (DE)

4. Stiftsruine St. Georg

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The monastery ruins of St. Georg in Goslar go back to a foundation of Emperor Konrad II on the Georgenberg, which towers over the old town of Goslar to the north. The abbey buildings, burned down during the Goslar riots in 1527, have almost completely disappeared, only fragments of the foundation walls have been preserved. These can be visited freely.

Wikipedia: Stiftsruine St. Georg (Goslar) (DE)

5. Mönchehaus Museum

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The Mönchehaus Museum Goslar is housed in a half-timbered house from the early 16th century in the historic old town of Goslar. It is thus part of the UNESCO World Heritage Mine Rammelsberg, Old Town of Goslar and Upper Harz Water Management. As a museum of contemporary art with five exhibitions per year, it has a unique selling point in the region

Wikipedia: Mönchehaus Museum Goslar (DE)

6. Stiftskirche St. Peter

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St. Peter's Monastery is a monastery located on Petersburg Hill east of the Old City of Goslar. It was built in the mid-11th century. Until the 15th. These buildings were destroyed during the Goslar riots of 1527. In the 19th century, the rest of the masonry was used as building materials.

Wikipedia: St.-Peters-Stift (Goslar) (DE)

7. Goslar Warrior

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Goslar Warrior 1973–1974 is a bronze sculpture by Henry Moore, catalogued as LH 641. Seven casts were made. It is approximately 3m long. Two of the casts are publicly exhibited; one in the gardens of the Imperial Palace of Goslar in Goslar, Germany, and another in Santa Cruz, Tenerife.

Wikipedia: Goslar Warrior 1973–1974 (EN)

8. Neuwerk-Kirche

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The Neuwerkkirche is a former monastery church from the 12th century in Goslar. Today it serves as a Protestant parish church. The state of construction of the time of origin is preserved in all parts. It therefore offers a stylistically pure example of Romanesque architecture.

Wikipedia: Neuwerkkirche Goslar (DE)

9. Bergdorfruine

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St. John's Church is a medieval parish church located at the northern foot of Lamelsburg in Goslar. It was built in the mid-11th century. It was built in the 15th century and destroyed in the Goslar riots in 1527. Its ground was excavated and reinforced in 1925.

Wikipedia: St. Johannes (Goslar) (DE)

10. Klauskapelle

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The Klauskapelle in Goslar is a small Romanesque church building from the 12th century. Built as a gate chapel, it served as a place of worship for the miners of Rammelsberg since 1537. Today the chapel belongs to the Evangelical Lutheran parish of Frankenberg.

Wikipedia: Klauskapelle (Goslar) (DE)

11. St. Thomas

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St. Thomas is a church in Goslar with no visible remains. The small, roofed hall building stands to the east of the Church of St. Simon and the University of Judas, at the starting point of Thomasstraße, which bears her name.

Wikipedia: St. Thomas (Goslar) (DE)

12. St. Jakobi

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St. Jakobus the Elder, usually called St. Jakobi or Jakobikirche, is a historic church building in the old town of Goslar and the parish church of the Catholic parish of the same name in the Deanery of Goslar-Salzgitter.

Wikipedia: St. Jakobus der Ältere (Goslar) (DE)

13. Marktkirche

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The Market Church of St. Cosmas and Damian is an Evangelical Lutheran church building in the center of the old town of Goslar. It is the town's council and main parish church and is named after Saints Cosmas and Damian.

Wikipedia: Marktkirche St. Cosmas und Damian (Goslar) (DE)

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