Here you can find interesting sights in Idstein, 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 5 sights are available in Idstein, Germany.Back to the list of cities in Germany
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.
2. Harry von de Gass
Harry von de Gass was an Idsteiner original. In honor of him, a life -size bronze cheese was inaugurated in the Idstein pedestrian zone on August 28, 2008. The approximately 24,000 euros required for this were raised by the Idstein population. Among other things, young musicians from the Catholic parish of St. Martin gave a successful benefit concert.
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 assets according to the Hague Convention.
Kalmenhof is a socio-educational institution for youth and disability assistance with training and teaching facilities in the regional centre of Idstein, the former residence of Nassau, in the state of Hesse. Parts of the Kalmenhof hotel are protected. It is operated by a subsidiary of Vitos GmbH.
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 Nassau-Idstein. The castle's Witches' Tower (Hexenturm) is one of the town's oldest buildings and a substantial local landmark.
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