10 Sights in Minden, Germany (with Map and Images)
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1. Sankt Petri
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.
2. Mindener Dom
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.
The Marienkirche is a church built in Minden in East Westphalia 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.
4. Sankt Martini
The Church of St. Martini in the East Westphalian city of Minden is a church building that stands centrally in the old city center of Minden on the edge of the upper old town terrace and thus characterizes the silhouette of the city of Minden. It belonged to St. Martini Abbey, which was only dissolved in 1810.
5. Großer Kurfürst
The Monument to the Great Elector is a monument in the East Westphalian city of Minden in honor of Frederick William of Brandenburg. It stands at the Wesertor and thus at the old eastern entrance to the city, where the ford used to cross the Weser and today the Weser Bridge directs traffic over the Weser.
6. Synagoge Minden
The Minden Synagogue is a Jewish meeting and place of worship for prayer, scripture study and instruction and the seat of today's Jewish Community of Minden and the surrounding area. The synagogue is located in the upper old town of the East Westphalian city of Minden.
7. Ernst Michael von Schwichow
Johann Friedrich Ernst Michael von Schwichow was a Prussian major general and first commander of the East Westphalian fortress of Minden and gained great respect among Minden's population. He came from a noble family and received military training.
8. ICExperimental - ICE Prototyp
The Intercity Experimental, later renamed ICE V, was an experimental train developed by the Deutsche Bundesbahn for research into high-speed rail in Germany. It is the predecessor of all Intercity Express trains of the Deutsche Bahn.
9. Botanischer Garten
The Old Cemetery Minden is a listed cemetery in the East Westphalian city of Minden. It is located in the Königsglacis west of the city center in front of the old fortress walls and thus outside the old fortress city.
10. Marienkapelle Hahlen
The Marienkapelle in the Minden district of Hahlen is a chapel of the Evangelical Lutheran parish of Hartum-Holzhausen, which belongs to the church district of Minden of the Evangelical Church of Westphalia.
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