8 Sights in Krumbach (Schwaben), Germany (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Krumbach (Schwaben), 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 8 sights are available in Krumbach (Schwaben), Germany.List of cities in Germany Sightseeing Tours in Krumbach (Schwaben)
1. Friedhofskapelle Sankt Maria
The Catholic cemetery chapel dedicated to St. Mary in Krumbach's Westfriedhof was built in the 18th century as a votive church. It is also known as Feldkapelle or Gottesackerkapelle. The name Feldkapelle comes from the fact that until the 20th century the chapel was still outside the market or the town of Krumbach. The building has always been referred to as the Gottesackerkapelle, because the cemetery, now called Westfriedhof, in which the chapel stands, was established in the year in which the first small chapel was built – 1733. This relocation of the cemetery from the city took place because the previous cemetery of Krumbach – around the parish church of St. Michael – became too small.
2. ehem. Synagoge
The Jewish Community of Hürben was a Jewish community that existed from 1675 to 1942 in the Swabian town of Hürben – since 1902 part of the town of Krumbach (Swabia) – in the district of Günzburg in Bavaria. It had 652 parishioners in 1840 and 123 in 1900. In 1938, all Jewish citizens of Hürben still living there were first taken to Günzburg prison. By 1941, 27 people were able to emigrate, another 18 moved to other cities and the last 16 were deported from Hürben and murdered in 1942. A total of 38 Jews who were born in Hürben or Krumbach or lived here for a long time perished during the National Socialist era.
The Maria Hilf Church, officially St. Maria, helper of Christians, is a Catholic parish church in Hürben, the eastern part of Krumbach (Swabia). It was built from 1966 to 1968 and is the largest church in southern Germany built after the Second World War. The fact that such a large church was built is due to the fact that the population of Krumbach was roughly doubled after the war due to the influx of displaced people and continued to grow in the following years. The construction was planned by the Ulm architects Manfred Wacker and Erich Niederbacher.
4. Krumbacher Schloss
Krumbach Castle (German: Schloss Krumbach) is a three-storey Renaissance building built in 1530 in Krumbach in the Swabian district of Günzburg. The castle and the adjacent Catholic parish church of St. Michael, which were built at the northernmost end of the narrow ridge between the valleys of the Kammel and the Krumbach, characterize the view of Krumbach.
5. Trachtenforschungs- und Beratungsstelle des Bezirks Schwaben
The Landauer-Haus is a listed building in Hürben, the eastern part of Krumbach, which today houses the Trachtenkultur-Beratung Bezirk Schwaben. The house is named after the horse dealer Löb Raphael Landauer. The listed building is still largely in its original state and one of the few surviving Jewish residential buildings.
6. Schloss Niederraunau
Schloss Niederraunau is a three-storey hipped roof building built in 1733 in Niederraunau, a district of Krumbach, in the Swabian district of Günzburg. The castle and the adjacent Catholic parish church of St. Mary and All Saints, which were built not far from the Kammel, characterize the appearance of the place.
7. Friedhofskapelle St. Georg
The Catholic cemetery chapel of St. Georg in Niederraunau is located on the southern outskirts of the village in the so-called Outer Cemetery. The cemetery and the chapel are located east of a steep slope towards the ridge.
8. Sankt Ulrich
St. Ulrich in Krumbach (Swabia) is the church of the village of Hürben, which is independent until 1902. According to its current appearance, the church is a baroque church, but the walls of the building are much older.
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