8 Sights in Pirna, Germany (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Pirna, 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 8 sights are available in Pirna, Germany.

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1. Stadtbrücke Pirna

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Stadtbrücke Pirna Andreas Steinhoff / Attribution

Pirna Town Bridge is a 295.45-meter-long Elbe River Bridge, which was built in 1875. The stone arch bridge is a road and railway bridge that straddles National Highway 164 and the Kamenz-Pirna railway line and connects Westvorstadt near central Pirna and Copitz district in the north 34.34 km from the Elbe River. To distinguish it from the Saxon Bridge, which was completed in 1999, the bridge across the city of Pirna was named "Stadtbrücke".

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2. Schloss Sonnenstein

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The Sonnenstein Castle is a castle in Pirna, near Dresden, Germany. It housed a mental hospital, which operated from 1811 to the end of World War II in 1945. During the War, it functioned as an extermination centre for the Nazi Aktion T4 program. It was shut down following the war, and reopened in 1970.

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3. Klosterkirche St. Heinrich

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The Klosterkirche Pirna is the Gothic monastery church of the former Dominican monastery on the northwestern edge of the old town of Pirna in Saxony. It is used by the Catholic parish of St. Kunigunde Pirna, which belongs to the Diocese of Dresden-Meißen.

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4. Gedenkstätte Sonnenstein

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The Pirna-Sonnenstein Euthanasia Centre was a Nazi killing centre in the former fortress Schloss Sonnenstein on the Sonnenstein near Pirna, where a hospital had been established in 1811. The Pirna Sonnenstein Memorial commemorates the events there.

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5. Stadtkirche St. Marien

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Stadtkirche St. Marien Kalispera Dell / CC BY 3.0

The Marienkirche Pirna, built at the beginning of the 16th century, is Pirna's Evangelical Lutheran main church and one of the largest late Gothic hall churches in Saxony. The listed church is located at Kirchplatz 14 in the old town.

Wikipedia: Marienkirche (Pirna) (DE)

6. St. Kunigunde

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The Roman Catholic Church of St. Kunigunde is a neo-Gothic church in Pirna, district Mitte (Old Town). It belongs to the parish of St. Heinrich and Kunigunde Pirna in the Deanery of Dresden of the Diocese of Dresden-Meißen.

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7. Rathaus

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Pirna Town Hall (German: Rathaus Pirna) is a Renaissance building on the market square of Pirna in Saxony, Germany. It is the headquarters of the city administration and shapes the cityscape of the old town of Pirna.

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8. Gedenkkreuz Pirna-Sonnenstein

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Gedenkkreuz Pirna-Sonnenstein Kalispera Dell / CC BY 3.0

The Sonnenstein Euthanasia Clinic was a Nazi euthanasia or extermination centre located in the former fortress of Sonnenstein Castle near Pirna in eastern Germany, where a hospital had been established in 1811.

Wikipedia: Sonnenstein Euthanasia Centre (EN)

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