Here you can find interesting sights in Limburg an der Lahn, 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 7 sights are available in Limburg an der Lahn, Germany.Back to the list of cities in Germany
1. St. Lubentius
The church of St Lubentius in Dietkirchen, now part of Limburg an der Lahn, Hesse, Germany, was the most important church of the region until the 13th century. Located on top of a rock outcrop on the west bank of the river Lahn, it holds relics of St Lubentius, who according to the Gesta Treverorum worked in the area as a missionary in the fourth century. Today, the former collegiate church serves as the Catholic parish church of Dietkirchen, while its former chapel Dreifaltigkeitskapelle is the Protestant parish church. The church is a Romanesque basilica, mostly built in the 11th and 12th centuries, with a double tower at the west end.
2. Hoher Dom zu Limburg
Limburg Cathedral (German: Limburger Dom, also known as Georgsdom after its dedication to Saint George, is located above the old town of Limburg in Hesse, Germany. It is the cathedral of the Catholic Diocese of Limburg. Its high location on a rock above the river Lahn provides its visibility from far away. It is the result of an Early Gothic modernization of an originally Early Romanesque building and therefore shows a Romanesque-Gothic transitional style.
3. ehemaliger Friedhof
The former cemetery in the city of Limburg an der Lahn is located near Limburg Cathedral in Domplatz. The cemetery, a final resting place for monastery members and city dwellers, was built in the 19th century. In 1882, a new main cemetery was established on Mount Schaffsberg. Since 1965, the cemetery has been opened as a park for historical and cultural reasons. St Michael, the former chapel of Cana, is also on the list.
4. Hochbunker Limburg
The elevated bunker ("Winkelturm") at Werkstadt Shopping Center in Limbaugh is a Winkel-type air-raid shelter named after designer Leo Winkel. It was built in 1941 to protect employees of Reichsbahn-Verbesserungswerk in Limbaugh from Allied airstrikes. In order to improve the shock resistance, bunkers are built on iron filings beds.
5. St. Hildegard / Jugendkirche Cross Over
St. Hildegard is a Catholic church in Limburg an der Lahn, which was built from 1965 to 1967 according to plans by Walter Neuhäuser. The striking shell roof is based on the international architectural flow of the "flying roofs", which was created in the early 1960s. Today it belongs to the pastoral area of Limburg.
6. Maria mit den Aposteln im Abendmahlssaal
The St. Maria chapel with the Apostles in the Lord's Supper on the cathedral square of the Central Hessian City of Limburg an der Lahn is part of the Diocesan Center for Sankt Nikolaus, which has been the residence and official seat (Bischofsresidz) of the Limburg Bishop since 2013.
7. Burg Schadeck
Schadeck Castle is a counter-castle which was built in opposition to the nearby Runkel Castle. It stands above the River Lahn in the eponymous parish in the county of Limburg-Weilburg in the German state of Hesse.
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