8 Sights in Minden, Germany (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Minden, 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 8 sights are available in Minden, Germany.

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1. Sankt Petri

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Sankt Petri B.Speller / Public domain

The Evangelical Reformed Petrikirche Minden in Westphalia was built from 1739 to 1743 and is the Church of the Reformed Community in Minden East Westphalian. It is located in the upper old town of Minden on Ritterstraße and, together with the parish hall, the rectory, the former parish widow's house and two other houses, forms a listed ensemble. It is the only evangelical reformed church in the otherwise mainly Evangelical Lutheran church district of Minden of the Evangelical Church of Westphalia. Her community members come from all over the region of the old Principality of Minden.

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2. Mindener Dom

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Mindener Dom Aeggy /perspective transformation by TUBSEmail Silk.svg Gallery) / CC BY-SA 3.0

Minden Cathedral, dedicated to Saints Gorgonius and Peter, is a Roman Catholic church in the city of Minden, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. From the year 803 AD, when the area was conquered by Charlemagne, it was the center of a diocese and subsequently became the center of a small sovereign state, a prince-bishopric (Hochstift) of Minden, until the time of the Peace of Westphalia (1648), when Minden was secularized as the Principality of Minden. Today the church belongs to the diocese of Paderborn.

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3. Marienkirche

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The Marienkirche is a church built in the East Westphalian Minden and goes back to the Marienstift founded in Minden at the end of the 10th century. The construction of the church started around 1022 and expanded piece by piece. Initially without a tower, this was later built to the actual church, which has been an evangelical parish church since the Reformation.

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4. Sankt Martini

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Sankt Martini Ingo2802 23:48, 7. Feb. 2008 (CET) / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Church of St. Martini in the East Westphalian city of Minden is a church building that stands centrally in the old Minden city center on the edge of the upper old town terrace and thus shapes the cityscape for the silhouette of the city of Minden. It belonged to the St. Martini Abbey, which was only dissolved in 1810.

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5. Großer Kurfürst

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The General Election Monument is a monument in Minden in memory of Friedrich William of Brandenburg. It is located in Wesertor and therefore at the Old Eastern City Entrance, once where Ford crossed the Weser River, and today Weserbrücke directs traffic on the Weser River.

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6. Synagoge Minden

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The Minden Synagogue is a Jewish meeting and place of worship for prayer, biblical study and teaching, and is home to today's Minden Jewish community and its surrounding areas. The synagogue is located in the Upper Old Town of Minden, an eastern Westphalian city.

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7. Ernst Michael von Schwichow

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Ernst Michael von Schwichow TUBSEmail Silk.svg Gallery / Public domain

John Friedrich Ernst Michael von Schvicho, a Prussian major general and the first commander of the fort of Minden in East Westphalia, won great respect among the people of Minden. He came from an aristocratic family and received military training.

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8. Botanischer Garten

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Minden Husband's Cemetery is a cemetery in Minden, East Westphalia, Germany. It is located in Königsglacis, west of the city center, in front of the walls of the old fort, and therefore outside the old fort.

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