15 Sights in Hagen, Germany (with Map and Images)


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Welcome to your journey through the most beautiful sights in Hagen, Germany! Whether you want to discover the city's historical treasures or experience its modern highlights, you'll find everything your heart desires here. Be inspired by our selection and plan your unforgettable adventure in Hagen. Dive into the diversity of this fascinating city and discover everything it has to offer.

Sightseeing Tours in Hagen

1. Schloss Hohenlimburg

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Hohenlimburg Castle is the only hilltop castle in Westphalia that has been largely preserved in its original medieval state. Located on the Schlossberg of Hohenlimburg in North Rhine-Westphalia, the ensemble of city and castle is also called Westphalian Heidelberg because of its picturesque location. In 1975, the city of Hohenlimburg was incorporated into the city of Hagen.

Wikipedia: Schloss Hohenlimburg (DE), Website

2. Raffenburg

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Raffenburg Frank Vincentz / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Raffenburg, also known as Raffenberg Castle, is the ruins of a hilltop castle in the Hohenlimburg district of the city of Hagen in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located on the summit of the wooded Raffenberg in the middle of the Raffenberg nature reserve west of the Hohenlimburg town centre and east of the Hagen district of Holthausen. On the northeast side of the mountain, the B 7 separates the hill from the Lenneaue, which is more than 120 m lower. On the flatter south side of the mountain, a path leads up to the facility. It starts at the Piepenbrink hikers' car park near the fairytale forest. The Raffenburg is located in the Raffenberg nature reserve.

Wikipedia: Raffenburg (DE)

3. Haus Harkorten

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Haus Harkorten

Haus Harkorten is a structurally almost completely preserved, but decaying late Baroque estate and the former residence of the patrician and entrepreneurial Harkort family in the Hagen district of Westerbauer in the southeastern Ruhr area.

Wikipedia: Haus Harkorten (DE), Website

4. Hagen Hauptbahnhof

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Hagen Hauptbahnhof is a railway station serving the city of Hagen in western Germany. It is an important rail hub for the southeastern Ruhr area, offering regional and long distance connections. The station was opened in 1848 as part of the Bergisch-Märkische Railway Company's Elberfeld–Dortmund line and is one of the few stations in the Ruhr valley to retain its original station hall, which dates back to 1910.

Wikipedia: Hagen Hauptbahnhof (EN), Url

5. Kulturzentrum Pelmke

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The Pelmke Cultural Centre is one of four independent cultural centres in the city of Hagen, along with the AllerWeltHaus, the Hasper Hammer and the Hohenlimburg Werkhof. It is located in the district of Wehringhausen. The managing director of the Kulturzentrum Pelmke e.V. is Katharina Müller-Kinne.

Wikipedia: Kulturzentrum Pelmke (DE)


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Elber's textile factory was a company in Hagen that existed from 1822 to 1932. Located in the center of Hagen, the company premises of the cotton textile factory for the economic development of the city was of great importance.

Wikipedia: Textilfabrik Elbers (DE)

7. Emil Schuhmacher Museum

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The Emil Schumacher Museum is an art museum and part of the Kunstquartier in Hagen and dedicated to the internationally renowned painter Emil Schumacher, who was born in Hagen. It was opened on 28 August 2009 in a specially built new building in the run-up to the Capital of Culture year RUHR.2010.

Wikipedia: Emil Schumacher Museum (DE)

8. Heilig-Geist-Kirche

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The Church of the Holy Spirit is the church of the Catholic parish of the Holy Spirit in Hagen (Westphalia) in the district of Emst. The foundation stone was laid on 9 May 1954. The consecration took place on 12 June 1955 by the Paderborn Auxiliary Bishop Franz Hengsbach. The church was designed by the well-known Cologne architect Dominikus Böhm, who had a decisive influence on church building in Germany in the post-war years.

Wikipedia: Heilig-Geist-Kirche (Hagen) (DE), Website

9. Karl-Ernst-Osthaus Museum

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The Karl Ernst Osthaus-Museum is an art museum in Hagen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The center of the museum is a building whose interior was designed by Henry van de Velde to house Karl Ernst Osthaus' art collection, open to the public as the Museum Folkwang. When Osthaus' heirs sold his art collection to the city of Essen, the city of Hagen gained possession of the empty museum building. For a time it served as offices for the local electric company.

Wikipedia: Osthaus-Museum Hagen (EN)

10. Arbeitersiedlung Walddorfstraße

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The workers' housing estate Walddorfstraße of the Hagener Textilindustrie Gebr. Elbers AG in Hagen (Westphalia) was planned by the Munich architect Richard Riemerschmid. Her name is closely associated with the Hagen Impulse and the great Hagen patron of the arts, Karl Ernst Osthaus.

Wikipedia: Arbeitersiedlung Walddorfstraße (DE)

11. Rücklenburg

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The Rücklenburg is the remains of a hilltop castle on the ridge of the Hünenpforte, which is shrouded in legends and myths, above the street "Alte Stadt" in the Hagen district of Holthausen in North Rhine-Westphalia. The remains of the castle are located within the Hünenpforte nature reserve.

Wikipedia: Rücklenburg (DE)

12. Villa Cuno

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The Villa Cuno is a villa built in 1909/10 according to a design by Peter Behrens and construction management by Walter Gropius for the mayor of Hagen, Willi Cuno, in Hagen-Eppenhausen, Haßleyer Straße 35. It has been used by a kindergarten since the mid-1990s.

Wikipedia: Villa Cuno (DE)

13. Hohenhof

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Hohenhof Frank Vincentz / CC BY-SA 3.0

Hohenhof is a 1908-built Art Nouveau villa, located within Gartenstadt Hohenhagen in the city of Hagen, Germany. The villa was designed by Belgian architect Henry van de Velde as a Gesamtkunstwerk - incorporating shell, accessories, furnishings, landscape and all into the building's design.

Wikipedia: Hohenhof (EN)

14. Stadttheater

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Hagen Theatre is a performance venue in Hagen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It offers musical theatre, ballet, plays, children's and young people's theatre, and concerts by the Philharmonic Orchestra Hagen.

Wikipedia: Hagen Theatre (EN)

15. Evangelische Kirche Dahl

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The listed village church of Dahl is located in Dahl, a district of the district-free city of Hagen in North Rhine-Westphalia. The church belongs to the Auferstehungskirche congregation in the church district of Hagen of the Evangelical Church of Westphalia.

Wikipedia: Evangelische Kirche Dahl (DE), Website


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