19 Sights in Paderborn, Germany (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Paderborn, 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 19 sights are available in Paderborn, Germany.

Sightseeing Tours in Paderborn

1. Museum in der Kaiserpfalz

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The LWL-Museum in der Kaiserpfalz is located in the east-west city of Paderborn in North Rhine-Westphalia, in the immediate vicinity of the cathedral. It presents finds from Carolingian, Ottonian and Saxon times. It is located in the place where the foundations of the Palatinate Paderborn from the 8th century and later Henry II plant were found during construction works in 1964. They are part of the building material today and can be traced very well in the masonry of the museum. Directly next to the museum today, the Imperial Falz of Charles the Great was also found in 1964. The outline of this plant is now only visible by the reconstructed foundations. The Landesmuseum is the Landschaftsverband Westfalen-Lippe. The building belongs to the Metropolitan Chapter and is rented free of charge to the museum's carrier.

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2. Rathaus

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The historic town hall of Paderborn is one of the landmarks of the city of Paderborn next to the high cathedral. It was built in 1613–1620 by Hermann Baumhauer as an outstanding example of the Weser Renaissance for Appeal Fürstbischof Dietrich von Fürstenberg's city council, including a previous building from 1473. The construction shows the principles of the Renaissance particularly concise in Germany: clear disposition of the components, emphasis on the surface, linear-sharp windows that act as individual elements and not be included in a large overall movement, as later in the baroque. In the design of the ground floor cads, even the Italian models from Florence are clearly visible.

Wikipedia: Rathaus Paderborn (DE)

3. Gymnasium Theodorianum

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Gymnasium Theodorianum

The Gymnasium Theodorianum is a grammar school situated in the historic centre of Paderborn, Germany. Succeeding in the tradition of the cathedral school founded in 799, it is among the ten oldest schools in the world. It continues in the ideals of Renaissance humanism, with Latin taught as the primary foreign language and Ancient Greek offered as an additional subject. The school has produced several leading German political, scientific, religious and military figures. It is known locally simply as the “Theo”.

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4. Mutter Pauline von Mallinckrodt

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Mutter Pauline von Mallinckrodt

Pauline Von Mallinckrodt, SCC was a German Roman Catholic professed religious and the foundress of the Sisters of Christian Charity. Born into an aristocratic household as the daughter of a Lutheran father and Catholic mother, from her adolescence she began to tend to the blind and sick. This venture expanded into what became a religious congregation which spread at a rapid pace; she herself traveled to a range of places to oversee its growth and development.

Wikipedia: Pauline Mallinckrodt (EN)

5. Dreihasenfenster

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The three hares is a circular motif appearing in sacred sites from East Asia, the Middle East and to the churches of Devon, England, and historical synagogues in Europe. It is used as an architectural ornament, a religious symbol, and in other modern works of art or a logo for adornment, jewelry, and a coat of arms on an escutcheon. It is viewed as a puzzle, a topology problem or a visual challenge, and has been rendered as sculpture, drawing, and painting.

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6. Franziskanerkirche

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The Franciscan monastery Paderborn is a monastery of the Franciscan monastery in Westernstrasse in Paderborn in North Rhine-Westphalia. Until the merger of the German Franciscan provinces to the German Franciscan Province of St. Elisabeth 2010 it belonged to the Saxon Franciscan province of the Holy Cross. Previously, there was a monastery of the same order on the Kamp from 1232 to the 16th century, which was lost as a result of the Reformation.

Wikipedia: Franziskanerkloster Paderborn (DE)

7. Jüdischer Friedhof

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Jüdischer Friedhof

The Jewish cemetery Paderborn is located in the city of Paderborn in the Paderborn district in North Rhine-Westphalia. As a Jewish cemetery, he has been a monument and has been registered in the monument list since November 29, 1983 under monument number 20. Over 150 tombstones have been preserved in the Warburger Straße 110 cemetery, which was occupied from 1887 to 1938 and has been occupied again since 1945.

Wikipedia: Jüdischer Friedhof (Paderborn) (DE)

8. Abdinghofkirche

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The Abdinghof Monastery of Saints Peter and Paul is a former Benedictine abbey in Paderborn, Germany, which was founded by Bishop Meinwerk of Paderborn in 1015 until its secularization on 25 March 1803. However, new archaeological findings suggest that the Abdinghof Monastery was not built until the late 11th century. If this is the case, Bishop Meinwerk cannot have laid the foundation stone of the monastery.

Wikipedia: Abdinghofkloster (DE), Website

9. St. Michael

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St. Michael's Monastery is a monastery in Paderborn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The monastery church is a listed building. In 2012, the Order of the Augustinian Choir Women handed over the Gymnasium St. Michael and the Realschule St. Michael to the sponsorship of the Archdiocese of Paderborn. The preserved façade of the monastery church is considered an important testimony to the Flemish Baroque.

Wikipedia: Michaelskloster (Paderborn) (DE)

10. Marktkirche

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The former Jesuit and university church, Sankt Franz Xaver, also called "Marktkirche", is located in the city center of Paderborn, near Rathausplatz and right next to the Theodorianum grammar school, which uses the church for the Catholic school services on Thursdays. In addition, the market church is the parish church of the Paderborn city center “Sankt Liborius” founded in 1998.

Wikipedia: Marktkirche (Paderborn) (DE), Website, Architect Wikipedia

11. Gaukirche Sankt Ulrich

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The Gaukirche, also Gokirche, Gokerken or Latin Ecclesia Rurens, parish church of St. Ulrich, is a church in Paderborn built around 1170/80, owned by the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The church is located on the market or cathedral square of the Bishop City opposite the High Cathedral in Paderborn.

Wikipedia: Gaukirche St. Ulrich (Paderborn) (DE)

12. Hoher Dom St. Maria, St. Liborius & St. Kilian

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Paderborn Cathedral is the cathedral of the Catholic Archdiocese of Paderborn. It is located in the city centre of Paderborn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The cathedral is dedicated to Saint Mary, Saint Kilian and Saint Liborius. The official German name is Hoher Dom Ss. Maria, Liborius und Kilian.

Wikipedia: Paderborn Cathedral (EN)

13. Busdorfkirche

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The Busdorfkirche is a church in Paderborn, which was created based on the model of the Grabeskirche in Jerusalem. The Busdorf Abbey was a college pencil founded in 1036 in Paderborn. The pen and church were originally outside the city, but were in the 11th/12th Century included in the city expansion.

Wikipedia: Busdorfkirche (DE)

14. Kapuzinerkirche

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The Liborianum is an educational institution in Paderborn and has gone through an eventful story. It served over the centuries different purposes; It was a Capuchin monastery for over 200 years. It has its name from St. Liborius, the patron saint of the Archdiocese of Paderborn.

Wikipedia: Liborianum (DE), Architect Wikipedia

15. Adam- und Eva-Haus

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The Adam and Eve House, Hathumarstraße 7, is one of the oldest and most richly decorated half-timbered houses in Paderborn. It is also considered to be the oldest surviving town house in Paderstadt and housed Paderborn's "Museum of City History" from 1977 to March 2015.

Wikipedia: Adam-und-Eva-Haus (DE)

16. Herz-Jesu-Kirche

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The Herz-Jesu Church in Paderborn is a neo-Gothic Roman Catholic church building in the North Rhine-Westphalian city of Paderborn, which was built in 1897/1898. It is registered under No. 6 in the list of Paderborn monuments.

Wikipedia: Herz-Jesu-Kirche (Paderborn) (DE), Website, Architect Wikipedia

17. Sankt Joseph

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St. Joseph is a Catholic parish church in the Paderborn district of Schloß Neuhaus-Mastbruch. The church and community belong to the parish of St. Martin von Tours in the Deanery Paderborn of the Archdiocese of Paderborn.

Wikipedia: St. Joseph (Schloß Neuhaus) (DE)

18. Alexiuskapelle

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The Alexiuskapelle in Paderborn is a baroque brick building based on Flemish model. It is located in downtown Paderborn at the Abdinghof and thus in the immediate vicinity both to the Abdinghofkirche and the cathedral.

Wikipedia: Alexiuskapelle (Paderborn) (DE)

19. Synagoge Paderborn

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The Jewish community of Paderborn is a religious community in Paderborn, which has existed since the Middle Ages. She is a member of the National Association of the Jewish Community of Westfalen-Lippe.

Wikipedia: Jüdische Gemeinde Paderborn (DE), Website


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