13 Sights in Kempten (Allgäu), Germany (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Kempten (Allgäu), 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 13 sights are available in Kempten (Allgäu), Germany.

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1. Zumsteinhaus

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The Zumsteinhaus is a listed building with the address Residenzplatz 31 in Kempten (Allgäu). It was built in 1802 for the Savoyese merchant family Zumstein de la Pierre and restored in 1959. Owned by the city since 1951, the building housed a Roman Museum and a Natural History Museum until 2015. From 2003 to 2015, the building was used as an Advent calendar during the Advent season. Since 2015, the building has been closed for extensive renovations and the establishment of the new city museum. On 6 to 8 December 2019, the Kempten Museum was opened in the Zumsteinhaus.

Wikipedia: Zumsteinhaus (DE)

2. Heilig Kreuz

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Heilig Kreuz Richard Mayer / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Heiligkreuz Abbey (Kloster Heiligkreuz) was a Franciscan Observant monastery in the Heiligkreuz district of Kempten (Allgäu) in the Diocese of Augsburg. It was not until the monastery that the village of Heiligkreuz came into being. The patronage of the monastery, the Exaltation of the Cross, is celebrated on September 14. The monastery has a structurally connected parish and pilgrimage church. Because of the legend of the blood miracle, the place developed into a pilgrimage.

Wikipedia: Kloster Heilig Kreuz (Kempten) (DE)

3. Beginenhaus

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The House of Begina and its annex, the Sisters' Tower, make up a group of protected buildings from the 14th century. On the Iller River in Kempten (Allgäu). Since 2003, Beginenhaus Kempten e.V. Assuming this building, they conducted architectural archaeology research and developed the concept of restoration and use. The building's renovations and uncertain future have been a frequent topic of urban politics for more than a decade.

Wikipedia: Beginenhaus (Kempten) (DE), Website

4. Obere Illerbrücken

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The Upper Iller Bridges are two bridges running side by side at an angle of 30° over the Iller in the urban area of Kempten im Allgäu. The structures were built by the Royal Bavarian State Railways between 1904 and 1906. Right next to the Upper Iller Bridges stands the old King Ludwig Bridge from 1851. The bridges are considered the largest rammed concrete bridges in the world.

Wikipedia: Obere Illerbrücken (DE)

5. Kunsthalle Kempten

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The Abbey Malzerei is a building in Kempten (Allgäu), which is completed under Fürstabt Rupert von Neuenstein in 1788 after a fire of the old brewery. It was another part of the large economic area of the Kempten for the Marstall and Kornhaus. Originally, this listed building was to be built as a unit and a three -high economic area of the abbey.

Wikipedia: Stiftsmälzerei (DE), Website

6. Sankt Anton

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St. Anton is a Catholic parish church of the Capuchins in the southern part of the city of Kempten. The patron saint of the church is Anthony of Padua. In a wall niche are the mortal remains of his brother Jörg (1696–1762). These were brought from Italy over the Alps to Kempten 160 years after his death.

Wikipedia: St. Anton (Kempten) (DE)

7. Claude Dornier

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Claude (Claudius) Honoré Désiré Dornier was a German-French airplane designer and founder of Dornier GmbH. His notable designs include the 12-engine Dornier Do X flying boat, for decades the world's largest and most powerful airplane. He also made several other successful aircraft.

Wikipedia: Claude Dornier (EN)

8. Burgstall Kalbsangst

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Kalbsangst Castle in Kempten has been preserved as Burgstall. A ring ditch and a Merktscher memorial stone erected in memory of the castle have been preserved. In old documents, the castle is also referred to as a castle. The Burgstall is located about 400 meters east of Prestling.

Wikipedia: Burg Kalbsangst (DE)

9. Neuapostolische Kirche

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The listed New Apostolic Church in Kempten (Allgäu) is an elongated hall building with a transverse head building in the form of a two-storey gable roof building with a dwarf house. The church was built by the Heydecker brothers in 1927 and completed in 1928.

Wikipedia: Neuapostolische Kirche (Kempten) (DE)

10. Besenkapelle

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Besenkapelle is a small church built around 1740 for Franz Georg Hermann, at Memminger Straße in Kempten. Herman's home, known as the Catholic Orphanage, is next to the chapel. The pilaster structure is east-west and has a longitudinal oval dome.

Wikipedia: Besenkapelle (Kempten) (DE)

11. BigBox

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BigBox Hilarmont / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Bigbox Allgäu is a multifunctional event hall opened on 10 October 2003 at Kotterner Straße 64 in the city centre of Kempten (Allgäu). It is run by the Feneberg trading family. It hosts concerts, fairs, exhibitions, theatre and cabarets.

Wikipedia: Bigbox Allgäu (DE), Website

12. Stadtteilbücherei St. Mang

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The Rotschlößle is a patrician estate in the Kempten district of Sankt Mang. The building, addressed Am Rotschlössle 9, was named after the formerly reddish façade colour. Today, the listed building contains the Sankt Mang district library.

Wikipedia: Rotschlößle (DE), Website

13. Jenisch-Haus

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The Jenisch House is a listed patrician house on the church square of St. Mang Church. The house with a high gable roof at St.-Mang-Platz 1 is directly adjacent to the Red House, which also belonged to the Jenisch family.

Wikipedia: Jenisch-Haus (Kempten) (DE)


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