8 Sights in Porta Westfalica, Germany (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Porta Westfalica, 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 8 sights are available in Porta Westfalica, Germany.

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1. Fernsehturm

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Fernsehturm The original uploader was Aeggy at German Wikipedia. / CC BY-SA 2.0 de

Jakobsberg Telecommunication Tower is a 142-metre-tall TV tower built of reinforced concrete on the 238-metre-high elevated Jakobsberg near Porta Westfalica. Jakobsberg Telecommunication Tower was built May 1, 1974 and September 28, 1978 as replacement for a small telecommunication tower also equipped with an observation deck, which was built in 1952 on the site of the former Bismarck column, erected in 1902. Jakobsberg Telecommunication Tower is equipped with a room for technical equipment in a height of 50 metres and an observation deck in a height of 23.25 metres. Its main purpose is the transmission of television and radio signals, since 2006 the television signals are sent in DVB-T. For access to the observation deck, there is a stairway running like a srewline around the tower. This stairway gives the lowest sections of Jakobsberg Telecommunication Tower, which is property of Deutsche Telekom, its characteristic design.

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2. Kaiser-Wilhelm-Denkmal

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The Emperor William Monument, near the town of Porta Westfalica in the North Rhine-Westphalian county of Minden-Lübbecke, is a colossal monument above the Weser gorge of Porta Westfalica, the "Gateway to Westphalia". It was erected to honour the first German Emperor, William I (1797–1888), by the then Prussian Province of Westphalia between 1892 and 1896 and emerged against the background of a rising German national identity. The monument, which is around 88 metres (289 ft) high, is classified as one of Germany's national monuments.

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3. Portakanzel

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The porta pulpit is a steep to southwest to west to the west, the sandstone rock cliff of the Jakobsberg, located in the Weser Mountains. It is located in the North Rhine-Westphalian district of Minden-Lübbecke in the area of the city of Porta Westfalica north of the Hausberge district and east above the Weser breakthrough Porta Westfalica between Weser and Wiehengebirge.

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4. Schalksburg

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Schalksburg Matthäus Merian / Public domain

Schalksburg is an abandoned castle near Hausberge in the port area of Westfalica in the Minden-Lubeck district of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. This castle is located on the right bank of the Weser River, in the breakthrough valley of Westfalica Port, and at the foot of Jacobs Berg Mountain, occupying the dominant position in the valley.

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5. Kreuzkirche Wittekindsberg

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The Kreuzkirche on the Wittekindsberg near the Porta Westfalica is a church building, which was excavated by the LWL archeology for Westphalia in the area of the Wittekindsburg area in 1996/97. The area of the Kreuzkirche is located in the Häverstädt district in the urban area of Minden.

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6. Margarethenklus

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Margarethenklus is a small church dedicated to St. Margaret of Antioch, located in Wittekindsberg, Barkhausen, a district of the eastern Westphalian city of Porta Westfalica. Because of its proximity to Wittekindsburg, it is also known as Wittekindskapelle.

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7. Jakobsberg

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The Jakobsberg is a hill, 235.2 m above sea level (NN), that forms the westernmost peak of the Wesergebirge chain and is the eastern guardian of the Weser gorge, the Porta Westfalica or "Westphalian Gate", in North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany).

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8. Moltketurm

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Moltketurm is a watchtower in Witkinsberg, near the port of Westfalica. It is located on the border of Barkhausen, a district of Westfalica Port in the Minden-Lubeck district of North Rhine-Westphalia.

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