5 Sights in Idstein, Germany (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Idstein, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Idstein, Germany.

Sightseeing Tours in Idstein

1. Unionskirche

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The Unionskirche is the active Protestant parish church of Idstein, a town in the Rheingau-Taunus district in the German state of Hesse. Idstein was a residence of the counts of Nassau. The church building in the center of the historic Altstadt dates back to the 14th century when it was built as a collegiate church. It became Lutheran during the Reformation. Its interior was adapted in the 17th century to become a Lutheran Predigt- und Hofkirche. The most prominent decoration in the church is the series of 38 paintings by the Flemish painter Michael Angelo Immenraedt, an exponent of Flemish Baroque painting, and others. They follow a program of biblical scenes.

Wikipedia: Unionskirche, Idstein (EN), Heritage Website

2. Kastell Alteburg

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Kastell Alteburg

The Alteburg Castle is a Roman numerus fort that belonged to the western Taunus section of the Upper Germanic-Raetian Limes, which has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2005. The remains of the complex can now be found as a ground monument under a field that lies one and a half kilometres south of the Idstein district of Heftrich in the Rheingau-Taunus district in Hesse.

Wikipedia: Kastell Alteburg (DE)

3. Hexenturm

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Hexenturm Karl-Heinz Meurer (--Charlie1965nrw (Diskussion)) / CC BY-SA 3.0 de

The approximately 42 -meter -high witch tower, the symbol of the city of Idstein, is the construction of the Idstein Castle as a butter tower. Because of its exposed location and its height, it shapes the Idstein cityscape. He bears the international protective sign for the labeling of cultural heritage according to the Hague Convention.

Wikipedia: Hexenturm (Idstein) (DE)

4. Residenzschloss

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Idstein Castle, later the Renaissance style Schloss Idstein, is located in Idstein in the county of Rheingau-Taunus, Germany. The hill castle was the residenz of the counts of Nassau-Idstein. The castle's Witches' Tower (Hexenturm) is one of the town's oldest buildings and a substantial local landmark.

Wikipedia: Idstein Castle (EN)

5. Kalmenhof

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Kalmenhof Die Autorenschaft wurde nicht in einer maschinell lesbaren Form angegeben. Es wird Frank Winkelmann als Autor angenommen (basierend auf den Rechteinhaber-Angaben). / CC BY 3.0

The Kalmenhof is a socio-pedagogical institution for youth and disabled people with training and teaching in the regional centre of Idstein in Hesse, a former residential town in Nassau. Some of the grounds of the Kalmenhof are listed buildings. It is operated by a subsidiary of Vitos GmbH.

Wikipedia: Kalmenhof (DE), Website


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