5 Sights in Lorch, Germany (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Lorch, 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 5 sights are available in Lorch, Germany.List of cities in Germany
1. St. Nikolaus
The Catholic Church of St. Nicholas in Espenschied, a district of Lorch am Rhein, is a branch church of the parish of Saint Elisabeth of Schönau in the Diocese of Limburg. The parish church is the former monastery church of the Schönau Monastery in Strüth. In addition to Espenschied, the parishes of Dahlheim, Ehrenthal, Filsen, Holzhausen, Kamp-Bornhofen, Kaub, Kestert, Lykershausen, Nastätten, Osterspai, Prath, St. Goarshausen, Strüth, Bornhofen, Weisel and Wellmich belong to the new type of parish, which was founded on 1 January 2018.
2. Pfarrkirche St. Martin
St. Martin is a Gothic church and the associated Catholic parish in Lorch am Rhein, Hesse, Germany. In 2002, it became part of the Rhine Gorge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The church features the oldest and largest monochrome wood-carved altar in Germany. Its organ from 1984 makes it also a concert venue, where international organists such as Olivier Latry have performed.
3. St. Katharina
The Catholic former parish church of St. Katharina is a listed church building in Ransel, a district of the city of Lorch (Rheingau). Today it is a branch church of the parish of Heilig Kreuz Rheingau, a new type parish. Since 2015, the so-called Rheingau Cathedral in Geisenheim has also been the parish church of Ransel.
4. St. Antonius
The Catholic Church of St. Anthony is a listed church building in Wollmerschied, a district of the city of Lorch (Rheingau). It is a branch church of the parish of Heilig Kreuz Rheingau, a new type of parish. Since 2015, the so-called Rheingau Cathedral in Geisenheim has also been the parish church of Wollmerschied.
5. Eduard Mörike
Eduard Friedrich Mörike was a German Lutheran pastor who was also a Romantic poet and writer of novellas and novels. Many of his poems were set to music and became established folk songs, while others were used by composers Hugo Wolf and Ignaz Lachner in their symphonic works.
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