13 Sights in Pforzheim, Germany (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Pforzheim, 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 13 sights are available in Pforzheim, Germany.List of cities in GermanySightseeing Tours in Pforzheim
1. Wildpark Pforzheim
The Pforzheim Wildlife Park was founded in 1968. In the Pforzheim Wildlife Park, more than 400 mammals, fish and birds in 70 species live on an area of 16.5 hectares. There are numerous offers for children. In the nature education center, the Ewald-Steinle-Haus, which is located on the grounds of the wildlife park, exhibitions and workshops take place regularly. The nature education center was donated in 1997 by the Förderverein Wildpark Pforzheim e. V. and by the previous Förderkreis under its then chairman Ewald-Steinle.
The Barfüßerkirche in Pforzheim in Baden-Württemberg goes back to the medieval Franciscan monastery in the city, which was dissolved during the Reformation. During the destruction of the monastery buildings in the city fire in 1689, only the imposing choir of the church was preserved, which served as a place of worship for various faiths from the 18th century onwards and is now a listed cultural monument.
3. Schloß- und Stiftskirche St. Michael
The former castle and collegiate church of St. Michael in Pforzheim, Baden-Württemberg, together with the adjacent archive tower, is one of the last medieval testimonies of Pforzheim, whose medieval townscape was almost completely destroyed in the Thirty Years' War, the Palatine War of Succession and most recently in the Second World War. In 2021, the church was designated as a cultural monument.
The Fatih Mosque (german "Conqueror Mosque") in Pforzheim was built from 1990 to 1992 as the first mosque in Baden-Württemberg. The mosque association is the "Turkish-Islamic Union of the Institute for Religion Pforzheim e. V. " in the umbrella organization DITIB. The prayer hall holds 750 people, of which the women's gallery holds 150.
St. Antonius in Brötzingen, a district of Pforzheim in Baden-Württemberg, is a Catholic parish church. Plans for the construction of a Catholic church in Brötzingen already existed in the 19th century, but the church could not be built until 1934/35. Its interior was fundamentally redesigned, especially in the 1970s.
6. Pforzheimer Wasserturm
The Wasserturm Wartberg is located in the north of Pforzheim, without antenna 39 meters high water tower with a tank with a capacity of 350 cubic meters. The water tower Wartberg was built in 1954 and also serves for the distribution of several radio programs on VHF and as a carrier of Mobile phone towers.
The Herz-Jesu Church in Pforzheim in Baden-Württemberg is a Roman Catholic church, which was originally built in 1928/29 and was rebuilt after war-related destruction of 1948–1951. The church belongs to the Catholic parish of Pforzheim in the Pforzheim dean of the Archdiocese of Freiburg.
8. Burgruine Kräheneck
The castle ruin Kräheneck, formerly also called Creinegg, is the ruin of a spur castle on a mountain spur surrounded by the Nagold above the castle ruins Weißenstein (Rabeneck) and the Schlossweg in the Pforzheim district of Dillweißenstein in Baden-Württemberg.
The Evangelical City Church in Pforzheim in Baden-Württemberg is the main Protestant church of the city. The church, consecrated in 1968, is already the fourth city church, after three previous buildings had been destroyed by wars and fires since the Reformation.
Hoheneck Castle (German: Burg Hoheneck) is a castle on the Hämmerlesberg near the Dillweißenstein district of the city of Pforzheim in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The castle site on the northern edge of the Black Forest is the terminus of the Eppingen lines.
The Bergkirche in Büchenbronn, a district of Pforzheim in Baden-Württemberg, is a Protestant parish church and the original church of the village. It was probably built around 1400, later changed several times and is a listed cultural monument.
12. Burgruine Liebeneck
The ruins of Liebeneck Castle were once a high mediaeval spur castle in the southwestern part of the Heckengäu, a forested region southeast of the village of Würm, in the county of Pforzheim in the south German state of Baden-Württemberg.
The Protestant Resurrection Church in Pforzheim is an emergency church in the southwestern German city of Pforzheim. It is located in Mathystraße 10 in the Rhodes district of the city southwest of Pforzheim.
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