6 Sights in Leer (Ostfriesland), Germany (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Leer (Ostfriesland), 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 6 sights are available in Leer (Ostfriesland), Germany.

List of cities in Germany Sightseeing Tours in Leer (Ostfriesland)

1. Festung Leerort

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The fortress Leerort was a late medieval river castle and fortress in Leer, which had an outstanding importance for East Frisian history. On the strategically located headland between the rivers Ems and Leda, Hamburg merchants of the Hanseatic League built the fortress Leerort in 1435, which was expanded from 1453 by the East Frisian counts and castle lords to the strongest fortress in East Frisia. From 1611 it served as quarters for the Dutch garrison. The coat of arms of Leerort stands for Hamburg's roots.

Wikipedia: Festung Leerort (DE)

2. Ehemalige Jüdische Schule Leer Gedenk- und Begegnungsstätte

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The former Jewish school is a cultural and memorial site in the town of Lehr in the East Friesland region. The establishment of the district defines itself as "a place of memorial and memorial, holding exhibitions and cultural activities about Jewish life at that time and now". It is headquartered in the school used between 1909 and 1939, which was part of the former Jewish community destroyed during the period of National Socialism.

Wikipedia: Ehemalige Jüdische Schule Leer (DE), Website

3. Haneburg

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Haneburg is a castle in East Frisia, Germany. It is one of the few buildings remaining of the Renaissance time in north-west Germany, which was much affected by the Netherlands. The castle was built by the chieftain of Leer, Hayo Unken, in the middle of the 15th century.

Wikipedia: Haneburg (EN)

4. Große Kirche

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Große Kirche T.Bosse / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The large church is the Protestant-reformed church of the core city of Leer in East Frisia. The representative baroque central building was built in 1785–1787 as a replacement for the gradual St. Liudgeri Church in the form of a Greek double cross.

Wikipedia: Große Kirche (Leer) (DE), Website

5. St. Marien

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St. Marien Frank Vincentz / CC BY-SA 3.0

St. Marien is the Roman Catholic church in Leer-Loga (East Frisia). The listed church was built in 1955 as a quasi-parish of St. Michael in Leer. Since 2018, both parishes have merged into the parish of Blessed Hermann Lange.

Wikipedia: St. Marien (Loga) (DE), Website

6. Haus Samson

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The Samson house is a listed building in the East Frisian city of empty. The built in the cornice in 1643 refers to the facade that was grown to the house that year. The core of the building was built in 1570.

Wikipedia: Haus Samson (DE), Website


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