6 Sights in Limburg an der Lahn, Germany (with Map and Images)
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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. ehemaliger Friedhof
The former cathedral cemetery and cemetery of the city of Limburg an der Lahn is located in the immediate vicinity of Limburg Cathedral on Cathedral Square. The cemetery, which served as the final resting place of both the members of the monastery and the townspeople, was expanded several times in the 19th century before it was replaced in 1882 by a new main cemetery on the Schafsberg. Since 1965, the cemetery, which is listed for historical and cultural reasons, has been accessible as a park. On the site is the former Karnerkapelle St. Michael, which is also a listed building.
3. 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.
4. Hochbunker Limburg
The high-rise bunker ("Winkelturm") on the grounds of the shopping center WERKStadt in Limburg, is an air raid shelter of the type Winkel, named after the designer Leo Winkel. It was built during the Second World War in 1941 to protect the employees of the Reichsbahn-Ausbesserungswerk Limburg from the air raids of the Allies. To improve vibration protection, the bunker was built on a bed of iron filings.
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 Chapel of St. Mary with the Apostles in the Upper Room on Cathedral Square in the central Hessian city of Limburg an der Lahn is part of the Diocesan Centre of Saint Nicholas, which has been the residence and official residence (bishop's residence) of the Bishop of Limburg since 2013.
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