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

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Here you can find interesting sights in Osnabrück, 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 13 sights are available in Osnabrück, Germany.

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1. ehemaliger Hannoverscher Bahnhof

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The Hannoversche Bahnhof is the former main station of the city of Osnabrück. The station on today's Wittekindstraße was opened on the Hanoverian Western Railway towards Löhne on 22 November 1855. Until the closure of passenger services in 1895, the Hannoversche Bahnhof 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 was operated until the completion of the central freight transshipment station in the district of Fledder 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 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. Ludwig Windthorst

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Baron Ludwig von Windthorst was a German politician and leader of the Catholic Centre Party and the most notable opponent of Chancellor Otto von Bismarck during the Prussian-led unification of Germany and the Kulturkampf. Margaret L. Anderson argues that he was "Imperial Germany's greatest parliamentarian" and bears comparison with Irishmen Daniel O'Connell and Charles Stewart Parnell "in his handling of party machinery and his relation to the masses."

Wikipedia: Ludwig Windthorst (EN)

4. Ebert-Erzberger-Rathenau-Denkmal

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

The Ebert-Erzberger-Rathenau Monument is a monument in the city of Osnabruck designed by Justus Haarmann. It was built in memory of the Weimar Republic's leading politicians, Friedrich Ebert, Matthias Elzberg and Walter Ratnau, organized by Osnabruck's local Black-Red-Gold Empire flag. Situated between today's Erich-Maria Remarque Ring and Herrenteichswall, the monument is a new replica of the original monument destroyed by the Nazis in 1933.

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

5. 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)

6. Hexengang

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The Hexengang or Klapperhagen is a narrow alley at the cathedral in Osnabrück. It leads from the Große Domsfreiheit between the Small Church and the cathedral. On the last stretch towards the Hase there is a building above the alley, so that it ends from a small portal on the street Conrad-Bäumer-Weg. Due to the high walls that surround the alley, the corridor looks very dark and oppressive.

Wikipedia: Hexengang (Osnabrück) (DE)

7. 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. In 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)

8. 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 today's Stadthaus 1 was built, the hospital moved into this building. The Stüvehaus was subsequently used differently and today houses the Volkshochschule Osnabrück as well as a Brazilian gastronomy.

Wikipedia: Stüvehaus (DE)

9. Gestapo Keller

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Osnabrück Castle was the residence of the Protestant Osnabrück Prince-Bishop Ernst August I of Brunswick-Lüneburg and his wife Sophie of the Palatinate. It has been the seat of the administration of the University of Osnabrück since 1974. The building and gardens, the sculptures in the castle garden including the Lyra monument are listed buildings.

Wikipedia: Schloss Osnabrück (DE)

10. Fountain Of Wishes

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The Fountain of Wishes is a bronze sculpture of a urinating policeman in Osnabrück. He is often called the Peeing Policeman or Osnabrück's Manneken Pis. The bronze figure stands in the city center in the river Hase at the Çanakkale Bridge named after Osnabrück's twin city. Opposite on Schillerstraße is the Haarmannsbrunnen.

Wikipedia: Fountain of Wishes (DE)

11. Haus Tenge

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Haus Tenge is a listed neoclassical residential and commercial building with stonework in Osnabrück, Lower Saxony, Germany. Until 2018, steel entrepreneur Jürgen Großmann ran the gourmet restaurant "la vie", which was recently awarded three Michelin Guide stars. Since 2021 it has been used by Konditorei Leysieffer.

Wikipedia: Haus Tenge (DE)

12. 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)

13. 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)

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