22 Sights in Osnabrück, Germany (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Osnabrück, 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 22 sights are available in Osnabrück, Germany.

Sightseeing Tours in Osnabrück

1. ehemaliger Hannoverscher Bahnhof

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Hannoversche Bahnhof is the former main railway station of the city of Osnabrück, Germany. The station on today's Wittekindstraße went into operation on 22 November 1855 with the Hanoverian Western Railway in the direction of Löhne. Until the closure of passenger traffic in 1895, the Hanover station was the most important station in the city of Osnabrück. Due to the intersection with the Wanne-Eickel–Hamburg railway a few hundred metres east of Hanover station, the new Osnabrück Hauptbahnhof was built there. Freight traffic continued until the completion of the central freight transshipment station in the Fledder district in 1913. The station building served as an administration building for Deutsche Bahn until 2004, but has since been sold.

Wikipedia: Hannoverscher Bahnhof (Osnabrück) (DE)

2. St. Marien

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St. Marien

St. Marien is a Lutheran parish and market church in Osnabrück, Germany. It is one of the most artistically and historically significant buildings in the North German city. A previous Romanesque church was mentioned in records as early as 1177. However, the history of the church's construction began some time before it was first mentioned in writing. Archaeological traces suggest the existence of a predecessor building in the 10th century. Construction of the Gothic hall church which exists today started in the 13th century and was completed between 1430 and 1440.

Wikipedia: St. Mary's Church, Osnabrück (EN)

3. Östringer Steine 1

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The Östringer Stones I–III are mostly badly damaged Neolithic megalithic tombs of the passage grave type with the Sprockhoff no. 911–913. They were built between 3500 and 2800 BC as megalithic sites of the funnel beaker culture (TBK). Neolithic monuments are an expression of the culture and ideology of Neolithic societies. Their emergence and function are considered to be hallmarks of social development. In 1987, the facilities were incorporated into the nature reserve "Hochufer und Altarm der Nette am Oestringer Esch".

Wikipedia: Oestringer Steine I-III (DE)

4. Ebert-Erzberger-Rathenau-Denkmal

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Ebert-Erzberger-Rathenau-Denkmal Roland Mattern / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Ebert-Erzberger-Rathenau Memorial is a memorial designed by Justus Haarmann in the city of Osnabrück, Germany. It was erected in honour of the leading politicians of the Weimar Republic, Friedrich Ebert, Matthias Erzberger and Walther Rathenau of the Osnabrück chapter of the Reichsbanner Schwarz-Rot-Gold. The memorial, located between today's Erich-Maria-Remarque-Ring and Herrenteichswall, is a newly built copy of the original memorial, which was destroyed by the Nazis in 1933.

Wikipedia: Ebert-Erzberger-Rathenau-Mahnmal (DE)

5. Botanischer Garten

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The Botanic Garden of Osnabrück is an institution of Osnabrück University. It is located in the Westerberg area of the city in a former Muschelkalk quarry, Muschelkalk (“mussel-chalk”) being a shell-bearing limestone of Triassic age typical of Central and Western Europe. The Botanic Garden is part of the University’s Faculty of Biology and Chemistry and was established in 1984. Main tasks of the Garden are education and research, as well as public relations.

Wikipedia: Botanischer Garten der Universität Osnabrück (EN)

6. Löwenpudel (Nachbildung)

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The lion poodle is a statue in front of the St. Peter cathedral in the Lower Saxony city of Osnabrück. It shows a lion sitting on an over -man -sized mail, which looks similar to a poodle. Significantly damaged by weather influences, there has been a replica on the base since 1925, which the sculptor Lukas Memken (1860–1934) created. The former stone is located in the city's Cultural History Museum, although it was probably not the original either.

Wikipedia: Löwenpudel (DE)

7. Ledenhof

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The Ledenhof is a historic building in the city of Osnabrück, Lower Saxony, Germany. During the medieval period it was the city residence of the noble von Leden family. Having initially been an extensive courtly building complex, today only the seven-storey Steinwerk building and the great hall with stair tower remain. Since 2002 the Ledenhof has been the main office of the Deutsche Stiftung Friedensforschung.

Wikipedia: Ledenhof (EN)

8. Hexengang

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The witch course or rattling is a narrow alley on the cathedral in Osnabrück. It leads from the great freedom of cathedral between the small church and the cathedral. There is a building above the alley on the last piece towards the rabbit, so that it ends from a small portal on the Conrad-Bäumer-Weg street. Due to the high walls that surround the alley, the gear has a very dark and depressing effect.

Wikipedia: Hexengang (Osnabrück) (DE)

9. Großsteingrab Teufelssteine

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The large stone grave devil stones is a neolithic gear grave of the Type Emsland chamber with the Sprockhoff no. 914. It was created between 3500 and 2800 BC. BC as a megalith system of the funnel cup culture (TBK). Neolithic monuments are an expression of culture and ideology of neolithic societies. Their creation and function are considered to be a characteristic of social development.

Wikipedia: Großsteingrab Teufelssteine (DE)

10. Haarmannsbrunnen

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The Haarmannsbrunnen is a monument to miners in Osnabrück (Lower Saxony). The fountain from 1909 is one of the oldest workers' monuments in Germany. It bears the name of its founder, the steelworks director and senator August Haarmann. During the operation of the monument, the water flowing out pours over the bronze figure and flows into the fountain built below in front of it.

Wikipedia: Haarmannsbrunnen (DE)

11. Stüvehaus

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The Stüvehaus was built from 1862 to 1864 as the municipal hospital of Osnabrück, when the previous building on the Große Gildewart became too small. After the current townhouse 1 was built, the hospital moved into this building. The Stüvehaus was subsequently used in various ways and today houses the Osnabrück Adult Education Centre as well as a Brazilian restaurant.

Wikipedia: Stüvehaus (DE)

12. Gestapo Keller

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The Osnabrück Castle was the bishop's residence of the Protestant Osnabrück Prince-Bishop Ernst I. von Braunschweig-Lüneburg and his wife Sophie von der Pfalz. It has been the headquarters of the University of Osnabrück since 1974. The building, including the garden, the sculptures in the castle garden, including the Lyra monument, are listed.

Wikipedia: Schloss Osnabrück (DE), Website

13. Karlsteine

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The Karlsteine are a neolithic gear grave with the sprockhoff no. 909. It was created between 3500 and 2800 BC. BC and is a megalith system of the funnel cup culture (TBK). Neolithic monuments are an expression of culture and ideology of neolithic societies. Their creation and function are considered to be a characteristic of social development.

Wikipedia: Karlsteine (DE)

14. Fountain Of Wishes

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The Fountain of Wishes is a bronze sculpture by a urinating police officer in Osnabrück. He is often called a peeing policeman or Osnabrück's Manneken Pis. The bronze figure stands in the city center in the river Hase on the Çanakkale-Bridge named after the Osnabrück twin town. The Haarmannsbrunnen stands opposite on Schillerstrasse.

Wikipedia: Fountain of Wishes (DE)

15. Haus Tenge

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The Haus Tenge is a listed classicist residential and commercial building with stone work in Osnabrück (Lower Saxony). The steel entrepreneur Jürgen Großmann ran the gourmet restaurant "La Vie" until 2018, which was most recently awarded three guide-Michelin stars. It has been used by the Leysieffer since 2021.

Wikipedia: Haus Tenge (DE)

16. Nettebad

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The Nettebad is a public swimming pool in the Sonnenhügel district of Osnabrück, Germany. It is a combination of sports and leisure pool as well as indoor and outdoor pool and has a sauna and spa area. The pool has over 700,000 visitors a year and is operated by Stadtwerke Osnabrück.

Wikipedia: Nettebad (Osnabrück) (DE), Website

17. St. Katharinen

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St. Katharinen

St. Catherine's Church, also known as the St. Katharinenkirche in German, is a late Gothic hall Evangelical church in the old town of Osnabrück, Germany. Its tower, which can be seen from afar and has shaped the cityscape for centuries, is 103 metres (338 ft) high.

Wikipedia: St. Catherine's Church, Osnabrück (EN)

18. Waterloo-Tor

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Waterloo-Tor is a war memorial in Osnabrück, Germany, commemorating the Battle of Waterloo. Along with its surrounding area the Waterloo-Tor is usually referred to as “Heger Tor” by residents of Osnabrück; the name “Waterloo-Tor” is barely used by locals.

Wikipedia: Waterloo-Tor (EN)

19. Wittekindsburg

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The Wittekindsburg in the Nettetal near Rulle in the Osnabrück Bergland had an area of approx. 16 hectares and is considered the largest early medieval fortification (Höhenburg) Lower Saxony. Today it only consists of a number of foundations.

Wikipedia: Wittekindsburg (Rulle) (DE), Heritage Website

20. Sundermannsteine

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The Sundermann stones with the Sprockhoff no. 921 are a megalithic burial site of the Neolithic western group of the funnel beaker culture near Gretesch, a district of Osnabrück in Lower Saxony. It was built between 3500 and 2800 BC.

Wikipedia: Sundermannsteine (DE)

21. Theater am Domhof

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Theater Osnabrück is a German theatre in Osnabrück, Germany. It operates under the auspices of the Städtische Bühnen Osnabrück gGmbH. The primary performance venues are the Theater am Domhof and the emma-theater.

Wikipedia: Theater Osnabrück (EN), Website

22. Akzisehaus

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Akzisehaus BangertNo (geändert vom Elkawe) / CC BY 3.0

The Excise House is a building in the city of Osnabrück in Lower Saxony in the immediate vicinity of the Heger Gate and the museum complex consisting of the Felix Nussbaum House and the Museum of Cultural History.

Wikipedia: Akzisehaus (Osnabrück) (DE)


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