17 Sights in Hamm, Germany (with Map and Images)
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The St. Pankratius Church is the oldest and most traditional sacral building of the Catholic Church in the Hövel district, part of the Bockum-Hövel district of the city of Hamm. After an unsecured tradition, a church consecrated to the Pankratius is said to have been in this position after 804 or from around 1025/1030. In the first half of the 12th century, the original wooden church was replaced by a sandstone church. Today's church building was built from 1892 to 1894. After extensive destruction in World War II, the church had to be rebuilt between 1954 and 1956. Her pastorate, which was built in 1564, is a listed building, as is two of the bells from 1511 and 1678 within the church building.
2. Haus Reck
Haus Reck is an old aristocratic residence in the former Kamen parish of Lerche, today a district of Lerche in the Pelkum district of the German city of Hamm. It lies immediately east of the A1 motorway on the outskirts of Bergkamen. The estate did not take its name until the middle of the 16th century. Because of its location in the "Pelkumer Heide" it was previously called Haus zur Heyde or Haus zur Heide. It is the ancestral seat of a branch of the von der Recke family. In 1465, the "Haus Reck" was mentioned when it was expanded into a solid castle.
3. St. Stephanus
The St. Stephen's Church, which has been listed since 6 December 1985, is the oldest and most traditional sacred building of the Catholic Church in the district of Bockum, part of the Bockum-Hövel district of the city of Hamm. The present church building was built in the years from 1905 to 1907, after Bockumer citizens had secretly brought down the former church, which had become too small, in order to escape the monument protection regulations, which provided for the preservation of the old church building.
4. Herz Jesu Kirche
The Herz-Jesu-Kirche in Bockum is a Roman Catholic branch church. The once independent Herz-Jesu-Gemeinde is today part of the Heilig-Geist. Since 2006, the sacred building has been on the list of monuments of the city of Hamm. On 15 January 2019, the church interior and sacristy were completely smoked or sooted by a smouldering fire. Since then, the church has been closed. The diocese of Münster informed the parish on 21 November 2019 that it would be desecrated, which happened on 28 October 2022.
The Kreuzkirche in the Hammer borough of Bockum-Hövel is a Protestant parish church and forms the district I of the parish of Bockum-Hövel. It arose as a reaction to the rapidly growing number of Protestant Christians in the villages of Bockum, Hövel and the colliery colony of the Radbod colliery. The church building of 1912 has been on the list of architectural monuments of the city of Hamm since 1985. The monument status extends to the architecture and the current building stock of the church.
Wikipedia: Evangelische Kreuzkirche (Bockum-Hövel) (DE), Website
The Schulweg-Steg is a pedestrian suspension bridge over the Datteln-Hamm Canal in the east of the city of Hamm. It is located in the immediate vicinity of the lock Werries at km 40.627. Following the example of the suspension bridges Kaiserbrücke (Breslau) and Kettenbrücke (Cologne), the supporting structure made of riveted band belts was planned and built between 1915 and 1917. Since the two ends of the belts are attached to stiffening beams, it is a suspension bridge anchored in itself.
7. Amtsgericht Hamm
The Amtsgericht Hamm is a court of ordinary jurisdiction based in Hamm. It is one of the local courts under the auspices of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Furthermore, it is the registry court for the districts of the district courts of Kamen and Unna. The Hamm District Court has also been the seat of a public prosecutor's office since 1929, which is now a branch of the public prosecutor's office at the Dortmund Regional Court.
8. Waldbühne Heessen
The Waldbühne Heessen in Hamm in Westphalia is one of the most visitor amateur open-air stages in Germany, whose stage construction is located in the Hamm-Heessen district. Ingeborg Hesse is the first chair of the Westphalian open -air games. The former mayor of the city of Hamm Thomas Hunsteger-Petermann is the 2nd chairman. The Waldbühne Heessen is one of the founding members of the Association of German open -air stages.
9. Haus Ermelinghof
Haus Ermelinghof is a former manor in the Hammer district of Bockum-Hövel. It lies immediately east of Bockum-Hövel station. It was first mentioned in documents in 1350. At the turn between the 15th and 16th centuries, it is repeatedly attested as Memerinchove, Memerinckhove or Mermelincohave. The property is also referred to as a castle, estate, noble house or simply Ermelinghof.
10. Tierpark Hamm
Located in the south of the city of Hamm, the Hamm Zoo covers an area of about 9 hectares after an expansion in 2019. Around 200,000 people visit the zoo every year. In 2022, a record number of visitors was set: For the first time, more than 300,000 visitors visited the Hammer Tierpark within one year. It is a popular destination for families in Hamm and the surrounding area.
The water towers on Hellweg are located in Hamm-Berge and serve the uniform drinking water supply of Hamm. The two tall, round concrete towers with partial brick cladding have wide, round, white towers and arched domed roofs. As a landmark and due to their technical and historical significance, their outer shells have been listed since 1991.
12. Bahnhof Hamm (Westfalen)
Hamm (Westf) Hbf is a railway station in Hamm, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Its imposing entrance building is a figurehead and striking entrance to the city. The facility also serves as an important railway junction in North Rhine-Westphalia, especially for the eastern Ruhr area. It is part of the Deutsche Bahn network.
The Christuskirche in Hamm (Westf.) is a Protestant church and belongs to the church district Hamm of the Evangelical Church of Westphalia. It is located in the western inner city on Lange Straße and, together with the neighboring community center, forms a special architectural center of this district.
14. Schloß Hamm
Hamm Castle (German: Schloss Hamm) is a castle in the municipality of Hamm in the district of Bitburg-Prüm, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It emerged from one of the largest medieval fortifications in the Eifel. As a monument zone, the complex is under the name Burg Hamm under monument protection.
The Sri-Kamadchi-Ampal Temple in the city of Hamm (Westphalia) was the largest Dravida temple in Europe when it was completed and inaugurated on July 7, 2002 and the second largest Hindu temple in London, built in the northern Indian Nagara style Temple in Europe at all.
The Klosterhof lies in the farming community of Hölter. This belongs to the district of Hövel, today's district Hamm-Bockum-Hövel of the city of Hamm. The monastery mill, which once belonged to the property, has been a listed building since 21 April 1994.
17. Schloss Oberwerries
Oberwerries Castle (German: Schloss Oberwerries) is a two-winged moated castle in the Lippe floodplains of the Hamm-Heessen district of Hammer. It comprises several buildings that have grown together over the centuries to form today's castle complex.
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