12 Sights in Landshut, Germany (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Landshut, 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 12 sights are available in Landshut, Germany.

Sightseeing Tours in Landshut

1. St. Wolfgang

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The Roman Catholic parish church of St. Wolfgang in Landshut is a modern church building that was built in 1956/57 according to the plans of the Munich architect Friedrich Ferdinand Haindl. The building received its current appearance mainly during a renovation in 1994/1995. The patronage of the church gave its name to the entire district, the so-called Wolfgangsiedlung. Today, it forms the most populous district of Landshut; the parish of St. Wolfgang is also the largest in the city with over 9,000 Catholics. Since the parish is located on the left bank of the Isar, it belongs to the diocese of Regensburg.

Wikipedia: St. Wolfgang (Landshut) (DE)

2. Heilig Geist

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Heilig Geist kandschwar / CC BY 3.0

The Roman Catholic Church of the Holy Spirit in Landshut's Old Town is a subsidiary church of the parish of St. Martin. It is owned by the city of Landshut. The three-nave, late Gothic hall church was built between 1407 and 1461 according to the plans of Hans von Burghausen. Since the completion of a major renovation project in 1998, it has been used as a venue for exhibitions of the museums of the city of Landshut, but has not been profaned. The patron saint is celebrated annually with a mass on Whit Monday. Otherwise, there are no services in the Church of the Holy Spirit.

Wikipedia: Heilig-Geist-Kirche (Landshut) (DE)

3. Jesuitenkirche Sankt Ignatius

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Jesuitenkirche Sankt Ignatius Klaus Graf / CC BY 3.0

The former Jesuit monastery church of St. Ignatius is located at the upper end of Landshut's Neustadt street. It literally forms the end of the new town towards the Hofberg. Attached to it is the former Jesuit college in Landshut. The towerless church is a subsidiary church of the parish of St. Martin and counts both as an architectural monument of the Bavarian State Office for the Preservation of Monuments and as a protected cultural asset according to the Hague Convention. The patron saint of the church is St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuit order.

Wikipedia: St. Ignatius (Landshut) (DE)

4. St. Jodok

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St. Jodok, also known as Jodokskirche, is the second oldest parish church in Landshut after the parish church of St. Martin. Along with St. Martin's Church and the Church of the Holy Spirit, it is one of the three large Gothic brick churches in Landshut's old town. Begun in the High Gothic period, the building, like several other churches in Landshut, was completed in the second half of the 15th century, i.e. during the late Gothic period. Most of the current furnishings date back to the neo-Gothic period in the 19th century.

Wikipedia: St. Jodok (Landshut) (DE)

5. Basilika Sankt Martin

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The Church of St. Martin in Landshut is a medieval church in Bavaria. St. Martin's Church, along with Trausnitz Castle and the celebration of the Landshuter Hochzeit (wedding), are the most important landmarks and historical events of Landshut. The Brick Gothic building features Bavaria's tallest church tower, and this steeple is also the 2nd tallest brick structure in the world made without steel supports. St. Martin's church's bell tower has a height of 130.6 metres (428 ft).

Wikipedia: St. Martin's Church, Landshut (EN), Website

6. St. Nikola

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The Roman Catholic parish church of St. Nikola in the district of the same name is the oldest church in the city of Landshut north of the Isar. In terms of its design, it is a three-nave hall church. In 1967, a new building was built in central construction, which has been the centre of the parish ever since and is still the youngest church building in Landshut. The patron saint of both church buildings is St. Nicholas of Myra.

Wikipedia: St. Nikola (Landshut) (DE)

7. Burghauser Tor

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Landshut is a town in Bavaria in the south-east of Germany. Situated on the banks of the River Isar, Landshut is the capital of Lower Bavaria, one of the seven administrative regions of the Free State of Bavaria. It is also the seat of the surrounding district and has a population of more than 75,000. Landshut is the largest city in Lower Bavaria, followed by Passau and Straubing, and Eastern Bavaria's second after Regensburg.

Wikipedia: Landshut (EN)

8. Burgruine Wolfstein

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Wolfstein Castle is the ruin of a high medieval height castle at 450 m above sea level. NN above the southern Isar Hangleite, a few kilometers southwest of Niederaichbach in the eastern part of the independent city of Landshut in Lower Bavaria. It is located in the Wolfsbach district or in the district of 07 Frauenberg.

Wikipedia: Burgruine Wolfstein (Isar) (DE)

9. Kriegerdenkmal

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The war memorial of the city of Landshut "Deutsche Eiche" was erected in memory of the soldiers who died in the First World War. It is located in the middle of Landshut's Neustadt at the intersection of Steckengasse in the direction of the old town and Barfüßergasse in the direction of the Freyung district.

Wikipedia: Kriegerdenkmal (Landshut) (DE)

10. St. Margaret

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The Roman Catholic parish church of St. Margaret in Landshut-Achdorf is a neo-baroque church building that was built between 1910 and 1912 according to the plans of the Regensburg architect Heinrich Hauberrisser. It replaced the old Gothic church as the parish church of the originally rural Achdorf.

Wikipedia: St. Margaret (Landshut) (DE)

11. Burgfriedenstein

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In Germany, Burgfriedensäulen are former boundary signs that were erected as boundary stones at certain points in the terrain around a city or castle. The spatial scope of a castle trench was determined by the stones.

Wikipedia: Burgfriedensäule (EN)

12. Königmuseum im Hofberg

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Königmuseum im Hofberg Toni Ott / CC-by-sa 3.0

The Koenigmuseum is a museum of sculptures in Landshut, Germany. It houses the work and collections of the sculptor Fritz Koenig (1924–2017), which he donated to the Fritz and Maria Koenig Foundation in 1993.

Wikipedia: Koenigmuseum (DE), Website


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