32 Sights in Regensburg, Germany (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Regensburg, 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 32 sights are available in Regensburg, Germany.

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1. Old Town Hall

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The old medieval town hall of Regensburg in Rathausplatz has three buildings of different periods: the Reichssaal building with bay windows in the south, then the gateway building with stairs and gate access, and the oldest town hall building with aristocratic residence style and town hall tower in the east. In this oldest building, there are the mayor's seat and reception room, as well as other office and registry rooms. Other offices of the city government and Bürgerbüro are located in the new town hall of ca. 500 metres east of Dachauplatz

Wikipedia: Altes Rathaus (Regensburg) (DE)

2. Goliathhaus

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Goliath House is an impressive, battled, early Gothic castle built in 1220/30 in the Old City of Regensburg. The house is located in the north-south direction between Goliathstraße in the north and Watmarkt in the south. The north facade, the facade of the famous Goliath House, displays a painting of the battle between David and Goliath, which has been updated several times since 1573, and is the last version of painter Franz Linner in 1900. The front facade of Goliath House is the south facade facing Watmarkt, which is missing one floor due to the rising terrain. Therefore, the old house letters always refer to the building as "Haus am Watmarkt". The west tower occupies the depth of the whole building complex. To the east of the tower is the residential building of Goliath House, which remained until the end of the 18th century. It forms a building unit with the neighboring Steuerschen Haus. Both castles were built by the aristocratic family of Regensburg on the basis of the northern Roman walls of the Castella Regina Legion camp. Goliath House provides an impressive north side for all visitors crossing the stone bridge, with Goliath paintings on it, and takes advantage of the bridge road that rises slightly inward to reach the city center.

Wikipedia: Goliathhaus (DE)

3. Emmeramer Tor

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The New Emmeramer Gate is one of the five preserved city gates of the medieval city fortifications of Regensburg, built around 1320. The well-preserved New Emmeramer Gate replaced the Old Emmeram Gate of the Arnulfine city wall, built around 920, which was located at the southern end of the Upper Bachgasse further northeast at the rounding of the city wall between Obermünster and Sankt Emmeram Abbey. Until 1907, when the neighbouring Helenentor was built and Helenenstraße was laid out, the Emmeramer Tor was an important gateway for the population of Regensburg to the neighbouring farming village of Kumpfmühl to the south, where vegetables were grown and flour was produced. Without this gateway, the village of Kumpfmühl would only have been accessible to the townspeople in a roundabout way, e.g. via the Jakobstor. In the 18th century, the gate offered easy access to the then newly created parks of Fürst-Anselm-Allee.

Wikipedia: Emmeramer Tor (DE)

4. Sankt Johann

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The Collegiate Church of St. Johann in Regensburg is the spiritual centre of the Collegiate Church of St. Johann, founded in 1127. It is dedicated to St. John the Baptist and John the Evangelist. The church is located in the immediate vicinity of St. Peter's Cathedral at Krauterermarkt 5. It is located between the Cathedral Square in the south and the Bischofshof in the north. The collegiate church has had an eventful history over the centuries. The originally Ottonian building had to be demolished in favor of a western extension of Regensburg Cathedral. Thus, already on the site of today's church, a Gothic building was built, which underwent a radical Baroque transformation in the 1760s. After a fire in 1887, the church was rebuilt in neo-baroque forms.

Wikipedia: Stiftskirche St. Johann (Regensburg) (DE)

5. Schloss St. Emmeram

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Schloss St. Emmeram or Schloss Thurn und Taxis is a castle of the Princely House of Thurn and Taxis in Regensburg, which was built after renovations and new buildings at the end of the 19th century from the buildings of the monastery of St. Emmeram, after the monastery had been transferred to the princely house in 1810. The complex is listed as a ground monument under the file number D-3-6938-0820 in the Bavarian Atlas as "archaeological findings and finds in the area of the former Benedictine abbey of St. Emmeram, today Schloss Thurn und Taxis, from the early Middle Ages to modern times". It is also listed under the file number D-3-62-000-351 as a listed monument of Regensburg.

Wikipedia: Schloss St. Emmeram (DE)

6. Sankt Kassian

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The Stiftspfarrkirche St. Kassian in Regensburg is the second oldest church in the city after the Stiftskirche zur Alten Kapelle and is one of the earliest documented church buildings in Bavaria. The listed church has a rich architectural history and has undergone drastic changes in different epochs. Today, the Rococo style dominates the interior and the north façade. Since 1225, the church has been continuously cared for by the Stift Unserer Lieben Frau zur Alten Kapelle (Abbey of Our Lady of the Old Chapel). The Stiftpfarrei St. Kassian is today with only about 65 Catholics the smallest parish of the diocese of Regensburg.

Wikipedia: Stiftspfarrkirche St. Kassian (Regensburg) (DE)

7. Heilig Kreuz

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The Dominican convent of Heilig-Kreuz in Regensburg, the Roman Catholic Church of Heilig-Kreuz, known as Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche, is the oldest existing convent church of a convent in Germany. In its current form, it is characterized by a uniformly designed theological scheme. The monastery has been located at 10 Am Judenstein in Regensburg since 1233. Only a handful of monasteries in Germany date back to the Middle Ages and have never been destroyed, demolished or transplanted. With the restoration of the 750th anniversary celebration, the monastery can be called "the jewel of Bavarian rococo".

Wikipedia: Klosterkirche Heilig-Kreuz (Regensburg) (DE)

8. Ostentor

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The East Gate, built from 1284 on the eastern edge of today's old town of Regensburg, was one of six gate towers of the former city fortifications and was built to protect the then so-called "Ostenvorstadt". The gate was built over the arterial road leading east to Vienna and was thus the city gate through which the respective emperor coming from Vienna entered the city. The Gothic representative, five-storey building was built by members of the Regensburg Cathedral Builders' Lodge, according to stonemasonry signs found, and is today one of the best-preserved Gothic city gates in Germany.

Wikipedia: Ostentor (DE)

9. Dominkanerkirche St. Blasius

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The buildings of the Dominican Church St. Blasius in the western old town of Regensburg, are located on a large area in the center of the western old town, west of the Trinity Church, between the alleys Am Ölberg, the Predigergasse, and the Beraiterweg, which takes up the exit of the underground car park Bismarckplatz. The entrance to the Dominican Church is located in the west at the small Albertus-Magnus-Platz in front of the entrance, which then merges directly into the large Bismarckplatz. In the south, the former monastery buildings border on Ägidienplatz.

Wikipedia: Dominikanerkirche St. Blasius (Regensburg) (DE)

10. Scots Monastery

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The Scots Monastery is the former Benedictine Abbey of St James (Jakobskirche) in Regensburg, Germany. It was founded in the 11th century by Irish missionaries and for most of its history was in the hands of first Irish, then Scottish monks. In Middle Latin, Scotti meant Gaels, not differentiating Ireland from Scotland, so that the term Schottenstift dates from the Irish period. The full official name of the actual church, the most prominent building within the abbey complex, is Die irische Benediktinerklosterkirche St. Jakob und St. Gertrud.

Wikipedia: Scots Monastery, Regensburg (EN)

11. Jüdisches Gemeindezentrum

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The Jewish Community Center with Synagogue Regensburg is the new community center of the "Jewish Community Regensburg". It was inaugurated on February 27, 2019, 80 years after the destruction of the New Synagogue and exactly 500 years after the expulsion of the Jews from the imperial city of Regensburg. It was built on the site "Am Brixener Hof 2", on which the New Synagogue stood until the pogrom of November 1938 and on which there was only a provisional community hall after the Second World War.

Wikipedia: Jüdisches Gemeindezentrum mit Synagoge Regensburg (DE)

12. Karmelitenkirche Sankt Joseph

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The Carmelite Church of St. Josef am Alten Kornmarkt in the old town of Regensburg is the monastery church of the convent of St. Joseph the Discalced Carmelites as well as the most important confession and adoration church of Regensburg. The high baroque church building with echoes of the Italian style was built in the years 1660 to 1673 according to the plans of a previously unknown architect. Possible authors are Carlo Lurago, Antonio Petrini or a pupil of Petrini.

Wikipedia: St. Josef (Regensburg) (DE)

13. Dreieinigkeitskirche

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Dreieinigkeitskirche is a Protestant, early Baroque, pillarless hall church located in Gesandtenstraße in the Old City of Regensburg. Built between 1627 and 1631 and designed by Hans Carr, the church is one of the earliest new Protestant Lutheran buildings in Bavaria. This church is considered to be the largest new church building in Regensburg, a free imperial city at that time. It is a popular destination for tourists because it overlooks the old city.

Wikipedia: Dreieinigkeitskirche (Regensburg) (DE)

14. Goldener Turm

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Goldener Turm S.Fischer / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Golden Tower at Wahlenstraße 14, in the old town of Regensburg, is one of the so-called family towers, which were built by rich patrician families in the Middle Ages as status symbols. The Golden Tower was built around 1250, but was only built in the 18th century. limited use as a residential tower. The tower was the highest house tower north of the Alps and became a landmark of Regensburg alongside St. Peter's Cathedral and Steinerner Brücke.

Wikipedia: Goldener Turm (DE)

15. Niedermünster

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The Niedermünsterkirche in Regensburg, built around 1150 at the end of the Romanesque period and Baroque in the 17th century, was the church of the former canonesses' monastery of the Imperial Abbey of Niedermünster, which was dissolved in 1803 in the course of secularisation in Bavaria. After the transfer of the buildings to the Kingdom of Bavaria in 1810, the Niedermünsterkirche has served as the cathedral parish church since 1824.

Wikipedia: Niedermünsterkirche (DE)

16. Volkssternwarte Regensburg

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The Public Observatory Regensburg is an astronomical observatory located in Regensburg, Germany. Its history dates back to the year 1774 when Saint Emmeram's Abbey dedicated two towers to astronomical observations. For the most time, it served for educational purposes. Today it is run by a non-profit organization, the Verein der Freunde der Sternwarte Regensburg e. V. . The observatory is accessible for visitors on Friday evenings.

Wikipedia: Public Observatory Regensburg (EN)

17. Brückturm

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The bridge tower in the old town of Regensburg marks the southern end of the Stone Bridge crossing the Danube. It was built as one of several gate towers at the end of the 13th and beginning of the 14th century during the construction of the medieval city fortifications of Regensburg. The bridge tower is the only one of three towers on the Stone Bridge that has been preserved.

Wikipedia: Brückturm (DE)

18. St. Oswald

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The Church of St. Oswald is an Evangelical Lutheran church in the western part of Regensburg on the south bank of the Danube, today belonging to the parish of the Trinity Church. The construction of the collegiate church goes back to the time around 1290, when a Carmelite monastery was built there, but it was abandoned again in 1367, when the Carmelites migrated to Straubing.

Wikipedia: St. Oswald (Regensburg) (DE)

19. St. Ägidien

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The Roman Catholic branch church of St. Ägidien, located on the Ägidienplatz in the old town of Regensburg, is a former church of the Teutonic Order and as such was assigned to the Teutonic Order of St. Ägid. Today St. Ägidien is a branch church of the parish of St. Emmeram. The church, dedicated to St. Giles, is a three-aisled staggered hall in the Gothic style.

Wikipedia: St. Ägidien (Regensburg) (DE)

20. Museum der Bayerischen Geschichte

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The House of Bavarian History: Museum, also known as Museum of Bavarian History, in the old town of Regensburg on the southern bank of the Danube is a museum on modern and contemporary Bavarian history. The founding director is historian and museum expert Richard Loibl. The museum opened on 5 June 2019 after eight years of planning and construction.

Wikipedia: Museum der Bayerischen Geschichte (DE)

21. St. Leonhard

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The Roman Catholic branch church of St. Leonhard, located in the western old town of Regensburg, was assigned to the former Johanniterkommende St. Leonhard and is today a branch church of the parish Herz Jesu. The Romanesque, three-nave building is considered the oldest hall church in Bavaria and is dedicated to Saint Leonhard of Limoges.

Wikipedia: St. Leonhard (Regensburg) (DE)

22. Basilica Sankt Emmeram

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The Reichskloster Sankt Emmeram was a Benedictine abbey in Regensburg, founded around 739 and existing until secularization in 1803. As Imperial Abbey of Saint Emmeram, it was represented in the Bavarian Circle. The monastery was built at the grave of the Franconian wandering bishop Emmeram of Regensburg, who was venerated as a martyr.

Wikipedia: Kloster St. Emmeram (DE)

23. Allerheiligenkapelle

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The All Saints Chapel is a small building on the cloister of Regensburg Cathedral and served as a mausoleum of the builder Bishop Hartwig II of Spanheim. He was the first bishop of Regensburg not to be buried in the monastery of St. Emmeram. The chapel is dated around the middle of the 12th century, as Bishop Hartwig died in 1164.

Wikipedia: Allerheiligenkapelle (Regensburg) (DE)

24. Herzogsturm

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Römerturm in the Old City of Regensburg dominates the urban landscape of Alte Kornmarkt with its huge block shape. The Romanesque residential tower, belonging to the Duchy of Pfalcz and connected to the neighboring Southern Duchy by a walking Schwibbogen, was demolished in 1855 and reinstalled in simple form in 1937/40.

Wikipedia: Römerturm (Regensburg) (DE)

25. Maria Läng Kapelle

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The Catholic chapel Maria Läng, is a baroque hall building with groin vault from 1675. The chapel is an old house chapel on the ground floor of a former canons' court. It houses a figure of Mary, which is supposed to represent St. Mary in her true length.

Wikipedia: Maria Läng (Regensburg) (DE)

26. Kepler Gedächtnishaus

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Kepler Memorial Hall in Regensburg is the former residence of astronomer Johannes Kepler. In the autumn of 1630, Kepler lived in this house, which has been owned by merchant Hillebrand Healy since 1622. I'm 15. Kepler died here on November 14th, 1630.

Wikipedia: Keplergedächtnishaus (DE)

27. Saint Peter's Cathedral

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Regensburg Cathedral, also known as St. Peter's Cathedral, is an example of important Gothic architecture within the German state of Bavaria. It is a landmark for the city of Regensburg, Germany, and the seat of the Catholic Diocese of Regensburg.

Wikipedia: Regensburg Cathedral (EN)

28. Dörnbergpark

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Dörnbergpark is a 7.4-hectare park situated west of St Emeram's Castle and Helenantes, the exit of the Old City of Regensburg. This important monument to 19th century garden art can be seen from Bismarckplatz. = = Reference = = = = External Link

Wikipedia: Dörnbergpark (DE)

29. Domschatzmuseum

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Regensburg Parish Museum is a museum of Regensburg Parish in Regensburg, Germany. -Museum 2, Cathedral Square, Otisay Location: 49 1 '8, 6 "N, 12 5' 57, 7" E Location: 49 1 '12.3 "N, 12 5' 50.9" E Location: 49 0 '58 "N, 12 5' 40" E

Wikipedia: Bistumsmuseen Regensburg (DE)

30. Justitiabrunnen

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The Justitiabrunnen is a magnificent Baroque fountain in the center of the historic old town of Regensburg. It was created in 1656 by the sculptor Leoprand Hilmer in the course of the construction of the new water supply of the city.

Wikipedia: Justitiabrunnen (Regensburg) (DE)

31. Stadtpark

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The Stadtpark Regensburg west of the old town of Regensburg at the Platz der Einheit in front of the Jakobstor is the oldest and, with over eight hectares, also the largest of the inner-city parks in Regensburg.

Wikipedia: Stadtpark Regensburg (DE)

32. Herzogspark

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Herzogspark is a 1.5-hectare (3.7-acre) municipal park, with small botanical garden, located on the banks of the Danube at the western edge of the old city, at Hundsumkehr Strasse, Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany.

Wikipedia: Herzogspark (EN)

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