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

Here you can find interesting sights in Landshut, 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 8 sights are available in Landshut, Germany.

List of cities in Germany Sightseeing Tours in Landshut

1. Heiliger Georg Drachentöter

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Saint George, also George of Lydda, was a Christian who is venerated as a saint in Christianity. According to tradition he was a soldier in the Roman army. Saint George was a soldier of Cappadocian Greek origin and member of the Praetorian Guard for Roman emperor Diocletian, who was sentenced to death for refusing to recant his Christian faith. He became one of the most venerated saints and megalomartyrs in Christianity, and he has been especially venerated as a military saint since the Crusades. He is respected by Christians, Druze, as well as some Muslims as a martyr of monotheistic faith.

Wikipedia: Saint George (EN)

2. Heilig Geist

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Heilig Geist kandschwar / CC BY 3.0

The Roman Catholic Church of the Holy Spirit in the old town of Landshut 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 is not profaned. The Patrozinium is celebrated every year with a mass on Whit Monday. Otherwise, there are no services in the Holy Spirit Church.

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

3. Basilika Sankt Martin

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The Church of St. Martin in Landshut is a medieval church in the German city located in the state of 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. This Brick Gothic landmark is the tallest church in Bavaria, and the tallest brick building as well as church in the world. It is also the 2nd tallest brick structure in the world, made without steel supports. St. Martin's church has a height of 130.6 metres (428 ft).

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

4. Jesuitenkirche Sankt Ignatius

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Jesuitenkirche Sankt Ignatius Klaus Graf / CC BY 3.0

The former Jesuit Abbey Church of San Ignatius is located at the upper end of Landshuter Street in Neustadt. It forms the formal conclusion of Neustadt to Hofberg. Attached to it is Landshut, a former Jesuit college. The tower-free church, an affiliate of the parish of St. Martin, is a monument to the Bavarian State Office for Historic Preservation and a protected cultural property under the Hague Convention. The patron saint of the church is San Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuit Church.

Wikipedia: St. Ignatius (Landshut) (DE)

5. 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 70,000. Landshut is the largest city in Lower Bavaria, followed by Passau and Straubing, and Eastern Bavaria's second biggest city.

Wikipedia: Landshut (EN)

6. St. Jodok

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St. Jodok, also known as Jodokskirche, is the second oldest parish church in Landshut, after St. Martin Parish Church. Along with St. Martin's Church and the Church of the Holy Spirit, it is one of three large Gothic brick churches in the Old City of Landhut. Like several other churches in Landhut, the building dates from the High Gothic period in the second half of the 15th century.

Wikipedia: St. Jodok (Landshut) (DE)

7. Kriegerdenkmal

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

Wikipedia: Kriegerdenkmal (Landshut) (DE)

8. St. Margaret

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The Roman Catholic parish church of St. Margaret in Landshut-Achdorf is a neo-baroque church building, which was built from 1910 to 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)

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