12 Sights in Meiningen, Germany (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Meiningen, 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 12 sights are available in Meiningen, Germany.List of cities in Germany Sightseeing Tours in Meiningen
1. Goetz-Höhle Ausgang
The Goetz Cave is a demolition crevasse cave in Thuringia, Germany. It lies on the western outskirts of Meiningen on the Dietrichsberg in the middle of the mountainside towards the Werra. The cave is a natural and ground monument and is considered the largest cave of this type in Germany. It is also the only developed and accessible fissure and crevasse cave in Europe. The fissures and crevices were formed about 25,000 years ago by a slide of the slope towards the Werra, which is still ongoing.
2. Auf der Flucht erschossen
The Skulpturenpark Deutsche Einheit – Denkmal für Einheit und Freiheit is an open-air exhibition of works of art made of steel, glass and wood, which commemorates the overcoming of Germany's division from 1945 to 1990. It is located at the former Eußenhausen–Meiningen border crossing between Bavaria and Thuringia.
Wikipedia: Nationaldenkmal Skulpturenpark Deutsche Einheit (DE)
3. St. Johannis Kirche
St. John's Church (German: St.-Johannis-Kirche) is the Evangelical Lutheran parish church of the parish in Herpf, a district of the southern Thuringian district town of Meiningen. The church belongs to the parish of Stepfershausen in the church district of Meiningen of the Evangelical Church in Central Germany (EKM).
4. Meierei am Landsberg
The Meierei am Landsberg, also known as Gut Landsberg, is a former ducal estate in the southern Thuringian district town of Meiningen. Located at the foot of the 378 m high Landsberg, the estate once belonged to the Duchy of Saxe-Meiningen together with Landsberg Castle. The dairy is a listed building.
Bechsteinbrunnen, also known as Märchenbrunnen, is a fountain in the city of Meningen, built in 1909. It was dedicated to writer, archivist, and collector of fairy tales and legends Ludwig Beckstein (1801-1860). Designed by Robert Diez, this fountain is located on a major road in English gardens.
6. Stadtkirche Unserer lieben Frauen
The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Our Lady, also called St. Mary's, is a three-aisled hall church and a landmark of the city of Meiningen. The town church is the most important sacred building in Meiningen and fulfils the function of a parish church for the Protestant communities of the region.
7. Büchnersches Hinterhaus
The Büchnersche Hinterhaus in the southern Thuringian district town of Meiningen is a listed half-timbered house in the Henneberg-Franconian style. It is considered the oldest precisely dated half-timbered house in the former capital and residence of Saxe-Meiningen.
8. ehem. Meininger Landtag
The Landtag building in Meiningen was the seat of the Landtag of the Duchy of Saxe-Meiningen and the Free State of Saxe-Meiningen. The listed building is located in the eastern part of the old town near the main post office.
Wikipedia: Landtagsgebäude (Meiningen) (DE), Architect Wikipedia
9. Staatstheater Meiningen
The Staatstheater Meiningen, also called the Meiningen Theatre, is a four-division theater in the Thuringian town of Meiningen, Germany. The theater was founded in 1831 and was called ″Meininger Hoftheater″ until 1920.
10. Henneberger Haus
The Henneberger Haus in the Hennebergisch-Franconian district town of Meiningen in the Free State of Thuringia is a striking, listed half-timbered building from 1894/95 and a landmark of the former residence city.
The Heinrichsbrunnen is a historical ornamental fountain in Meiningen, which is centrally located on the market square. The stone sculpture on the Brunnenstock represents Emperor Henry II of the Holy Roman Empire.
Wikipedia: Heinrichsbrunnen (Meiningen) (DE), Architect Wikipedia, Artist_name Wikipedia
Henneberg Castle (German: Burg Henneberg) is a ruined castle located east of today's Meiningen district of Henneberg in southern Thuringia and was the eponymous ancestral seat of the princely Counts of Henneberg.
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