16 Sights in Königswinter, Germany (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Königswinter, 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 16 sights are available in Königswinter, Germany.

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1. Reptilienzoo

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The Nibelungenhalle is a domed building in Königswinter, a town in the Rhein-Sieg district of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located on the way to the summit of the Drachenfels, where Siegfried is said to have killed the dragon, and shows a collection of paintings by Hermann Hendrich on Richard Wagner's opera cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen and Wagner's Gralsoper Parsifal. The hall includes a "dragon's cave" and an outdoor reptile zoo.

Wikipedia: Nibelungenhalle (Königswinter) (DE)

2. Christuskirche

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The Christuskirche is a Protestant church built in the neo-Gothic style according to plans by the master builder Christian Heyden in the years 1863 and 1864 in the old town of Königswinter in the Rhein-Sieg district (North Rhine-Westphalia) and, with the Church of the Resurrection in Ittenbach, one of the two preaching sites of the Evangelical parish of Königswinter. It is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Christuskirche (Königswinter) (DE)

3. Lord Byron

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George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron , known simply as Lord Byron, was an English romantic poet and peer. He was one of the leading figures of the Romantic movement, and has been regarded as among the greatest of English poets. Among his best-known works are the lengthy narratives Don Juan and Childe Harold's Pilgrimage; many of his shorter lyrics in Hebrew Melodies also became popular.

Wikipedia: Lord Byron (EN)

4. Schloß Drachenburg

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Schloss Drachenburg or Drachenburg Castle is a private villa styled as a palace and constructed in the late 19th century. It was completed in only two years (1882–84) on the Drachenfels hill in Königswinter, a German town on the east bank of the Rhine, south of the city of Bonn. Baron Stephan von Sarter (1833–1902), a broker and banker, planned to live there, but never did.

Wikipedia: Schloss Drachenburg (EN)

5. Kunstforum Palastweiher

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The Wilhelm-Auguste-Viktoria-Haus is a villa with attached gymnasium in Königswinter, a town in the North Rhine-Westphalian Rhein-Sieg district, built in 1908 and 1910/11. The building is located on Winzerstraße east of the railway line on the right bank of the Rhine. It is considered a monument and today serves as a municipal event and cultural building.

Wikipedia: Wilhelm-Auguste-Viktoria-Haus (DE)

6. Sankt Mariae Heimsuchung

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St. Mari ä Heimsuchung, a Roman Catholic parish church in Rhöndorf, Bad Honnef, Rhine-Siegel (North Rhine-Westphalia), was built from 1903 to 1905. The Neo-Romanesque church is located at 125 Frankenweg, opposite Haus im Turm Park. Today, it belongs to the Bad Honnef Catholic Diocese Association of the Bad Honnef/Unkel Missionary District.

Wikipedia: St. Mariä Heimsuchung (Rhöndorf) (DE)

7. Weinbrunnen

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Weinbrunnen is a fountain in Konigswinter, a small town in the Rhine-Siegel district of North Rhine-Westphalia, built in 1938, in its present form. It is located on the market square of Drachenfelsstraße, which runs from the main road to the Rhine River, just in front of the city hall. This fountain is listed as a historical monument.

Wikipedia: Weinbrunnen (Königswinter) (DE)

8. Dampflok Nr.2

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The Drachenfels Railway is a rack railway line in the North Rhine-Westphalia region of Germany. The line runs from Königswinter, on the east bank of the Rhine, to the summit of the Drachenfels mountain at an altitude of 289 m (948 ft). Besides the two terminal stations, an intermediate station serves the Schloss Drachenburg.

Wikipedia: Drachenfels Railway (EN)

9. Landsturmdenkmal

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The castle ruin Drachenfels in the Siebengebirge is the remnant of a hilltop castle at 321 m above sea level, which was begun in 1138 by the Archbishop of Cologne, Arnold I, and bought and completed in 1149 by Gerhard von Are, the provost of Bonn's St. Cassius Abbey. It stands on the mountain of the same name Drachenfels.

Wikipedia: Burg Drachenfels (Siebengebirge) (DE)

10. Drachenfels

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The Drachenfels is a hill in the Siebengebirge uplands between Königswinter and Bad Honnef in Germany. The hill was formed by rising magma that could not break through to the surface, and then cooled and became solid underneath. It is the subject of much tourism and romanticism in the North Rhine-Westphalia area.

Wikipedia: Drachenfels (Siebengebirge) (EN)

11. Sea Life Königswinter

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Sea Life Königswinter was one of eight Sea-Life centres in Germany. It was opened on 3 December 2005 on the waterfront of the city of Königswinter and closed on 31 December 2022. In 36 tanks and aquariums, 2000 sea creatures from more than 120 species were presented on 2000 square meters.

Wikipedia: Sea Life Königswinter (DE)

12. Ulanendenkmal

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The Ulanendenkmal in Rhöndorf, a district of the town of Bad Honnef in the North Rhine-Westphalian Rhein-Sieg district, is a monument to the fallen in the First World War of the Uhlan Regiment "Großherzog Friedrich von Baden" (Rheinisches) Nr. 7. It is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Ulanendenkmal (Rhöndorf) (DE)

13. St. Remigius-Kirche

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The Catholic parish church of St. Remigius in Königswinter, a town in the North Rhine-Westphalian Rhein-Sieg district, was built in 1779/80. It is located in the south of the old town on the main street corner Drachenfelsstraße. The church building is a listed building.

Wikipedia: St. Remigius (Königswinter) (DE)

14. Marienkapelle

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The Catholic Marienkapelle in Rhöndorf, a district of the town of Bad Honnef in the North Rhine-Westphalian Rhein-Sieg district, is a Baroque quarry stone building from 1714. It is located in the middle of Rhöndorfer Straße. The chapel is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Marienkapelle (Rhöndorf) (DE)

15. Caesarius von Heisterbach

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Caesarius of Heisterbach, sometimes erroneously called, in English, Caesar of Heisterbach, was the prior of a Cistercian monastery, Heisterbach Abbey, which was located in the Siebengebirge, near the small town of Oberdollendorf, Germany.

Wikipedia: Caesarius of Heisterbach (EN)

16. Dollendorfer Hardt

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The Dollendorfer Hardt is a mountain of the Siebengebirge and its northernmost elevation. It is located east of Oberdollendorf in Königswinter, directly on the border with Bonn. The wooded summit lies at 246.7 m above sea level.

Wikipedia: Dollendorfer Hardt (DE)

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