26 Sights in Saarbrücken, Germany (with Map and Images)
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The Johanneskirche is a Protestant church in Saarbrücken, Germany, completed in 1898. It is located in the district of St. Johann (Saar), opposite the town hall of St. Johann. The neo-Gothic church survived the Second World War almost without damage, although the air raids on Saarbrücken had largely destroyed the city. The church underwent a purifying transformation in the post-war period. Today, not only services are held in the Johanneskirche, but also rallies and cultural events are held. In the monument list of the Saarland, the church is listed as a single monument. The church is assigned to the Saar-West church district of the Evangelical Church in the Rhineland. The tower of the Johanneskirche with its height of 74 m is after the war destruction of the tower of the Saarbrücken Josefskirche with originally 75 m height currently the highest church tower in Saarland.
The Catholic Herz-Jesu-Kirche in Saarbrücken was designed by the architects Ludwig Becker and Anton Falkowski and inaugurated in 1914. The neo-Romanesque church is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus as a patron saint. The Feast of the Patronage is the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus on the third Friday after Pentecost. The church, which is listed as a single monument in the Saarland monument list, is located at Odilienbergstraße 1, in the Saarbrücken district of Burbach. The Herz-Jesu-Kirche is historically the third Catholic church of the municipality of Malstatt-Burbach, after the St. Eligius Church in Burbach and the St. Joseph Church in Malstatt, which was independent from 1874/75 to 1909. The church is assigned to the Diocese of Trier.
3. Gedenkstätte „Ehemaliges Gestapo-Lager Neue Bremm“
Neue Bremm was a Nazi torture camp in Saarbrücken, set up in 1943 by the Gestapo intentionally with no oversight from other institutions. It was designed to break prisoners who were not destined for immediate death. Some prisoners were held only for a few weeks, others, much longer; both men, and women. During that time they were put to work in slave-labour commandos and broken. Those who survived purposeful starvation were sent on to Nazi concentration camps such as Buchenwald. Approximately 20,000 men and women passed through Neue Bremm, including Jews from occupied Eastern Europe as well as Frenchmen, Belgians, Britons and Italians. However, the total number of casualties remains unknown.
4. Pfarrkirche St. Michael
St. Michael is a Roman Catholic church in the Saarbrücken district of St. Johann, which was built from 1923 to 1924 according to plans by the architect Hans Herkommer. Since then it has been the largest church building in the Saarland state capital in front of the Evangelical Ludwigskirche in terms of the base area of the interior. In addition to the so -called Saardom in Dillingen/Saar, the St. Ingberter Josefskirche and the painting store Josefskirche, the Michaelskirche is one of the largest churches in the Saarland. The church is assigned to the diocese of Trier. Patrozin Day of the Church is the festival of Holy Archangel Michael on September 29th.
The Christ the King Church is a Roman Catholic parish church in St. Arnual, a district of Saarbrücken, Saarland. The patronage is Christ the King. In the monument list of the Saarland, the church is listed as a single monument in the ensemble An der Christ-König-Kirche. With regard to the Christological intention of its iconography, the sacred building, designed in an expressionistically interpreted Romanesque and Byzantine formal language, is of particular theological and art-historical significance. The parish belongs to the Diocese of Trier.
6. Alter Saarkran
The Saarkran in Saarbrücken, originally "Saarkrahnen", last also called Alter Saarkra(hne)n, was a baroque harbour crane, built according to plans and under the direction of Friedrich Joachim Stengel in 1761/1762 on the orders of Prince Wilhelm Heinrich of Saarbrücken-Nassau. Today's crane is a replica, erected on the same site south of the Wilhelm-Heinrich-Bridge on the left bank of the Saar. It is a land-based treadwheel crane, at that time also called "house cranes", in contrast to floating crane or crane ship.
7. Saarländisches Staatstheater
Theater Saarbrücken, officially Saarländisches Staatstheater since 1971, is the state theatre of Saarland in its capital Saarbrücken, Germany. It has several divisions and offers annually around 30 new productions in around 700 events for more than 200,000 people. Its venues are Großes Haus, Alte Feuerwache, Congresshalle and sparte4. While theatre in Saarbrücken has a long history, the present main venue was completed in 1938, with plans commissioned by the Nazi regime.
8. Villa Obenauer
The Villa Obenauer is a bourgeois villa built between 1905 and 1907 according to the design of Peter Behrens in Saarbrücken, Trillerweg 58. It is located in the Saarbrücken residential area Triller on the southeast slope above the road, the hillside location characterizes the architecture. As an important testimony to the development history of modern architecture in the 20th century, the building is a listed building.
9. Stiftskirche St. Arnual
The St. Arnual Abbey is a former Augustiner canons in the Sankt Arnual district belonging to Saarbrücken today, which was converted into an evangelical pen during the Reformation period. The most important immediate neighboring abbots were Busendorf, St. Avold, Gelander, Weiler Bettnach, Fraulautern, Mettlach, Tholey and Hornbach. The neighboring spiritual centers were Trier and Metz.
10. St. Antonius
The Catholic Church of St. Anthony of Padua is a church building of the three parishes united since 1 January 2006 in the upper and lower Malstatt in the pastoral care unit St. Josef (Saarbrücken) in the deanery of Saarbrücken of the Diocese of Trier and stands in the Saarbrücken district of Malstatt on the Rastpfuhl. It bears the patronage of Saint Anthony of Padua.
11. ehem. Winterbergdenkmal
The winter mountain monument was a war memorial on the Winterberg in Saarbrücken. The Tower Hall, built on an artificial hill, reminded of the victory of Prussia at the Battle of Spichern on August 6, 1870. Today, only the reconstructed base with stairs, which is listed, is preserved. The name Winterberg itself is a wing of Wingert-Berg because wine was grown here.
12. Platz des Unsichtbaren Mahnmals
The Platz des Unsichtbaren Mahnmals – or in English, the Place of the Invisible Memorial – is a memorial to Jewish cemeteries. It is located in Saarbrücken, capital of the German state of the Saarland. To the visitor, the memorial is completely invisible – it only appears as a sign at the place, reading "Platz des Unsichtbaren Mahnmals".
13. St. Paulus
The Catholic Church of St. Paulus is a church building of the parish community Saarbrücken-Malstatt in the deanery of Saarbrücken of the Diocese of Trier and stands on the corner of Lebacher Straße / Rheinstraße in the Saarbrücken district of Malstatt on the Rastpfuhl. It bears the patronage of Saint Paul of Tarsus.
The Stumm Church is a former Protestant church in the Brebach-Fechingen district of Saarbrücken, Germany. It is named after the industrialist family Stumm, who had the church built. The building is listed as a single monument in the Stummstraße monument ensemble. The former sacred building is now used for agriculture.
15. St. Marien
The Catholic Church of St. Mary is a church building of the parish community Saarbrücken Malstatt in the deanery of Saarbrücken of the Diocese of Trier and stands in the Fischbachstraße in the Saarbrücken district of Malstatt on the Rußhütte. It bears the patronage of the Assumption of Mary.
16. Evangelische Kirche Güdingen
The Güdingen Evangelical Church is a religious building in the Parish of Upper Sal in the Güdingen district of Saarbrücken, Germany. The parish belongs to the Sal-West Church of the Protestant Church in Rhineland. The church is listed as a separate monument on Saarland's list of monuments.
17. St. Elisabeth
The Church of St. Elisabeth is a Roman Catholic branch and youth church of the Diocese of Trier in Saarbrücken. It is located on Hellwigstraße in the district of St. Johann an der Saar. Patrocinium Day is the ecclesiastical memorial day of Elisabeth of Thuringia on 19 November.
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Ludwigskirche in Old Saarbrücken, Germany, is a Lutheran baroque-style church. It is the symbol of the city and is considered to be one of the most important Protestant churches in Germany, along with the Dresden Frauenkirche and the St. Michael's Church, Hamburg.
19. Evangelisch-Lutherische Immanuelgemeinde Saarbrücken
The Evangelical-Lutheran Immanuelkirche Saarbrücken is an Evangelical Church in Saarbrücken. It belongs to the church district of southern Germany of the independent Evangelical Lutheran Church (SELK). The parish district comprises Saarbrücken and Walpershofen.
The 4560 is a graffiti hall of fame in Saarbrücken, Germany. On this graffiti wall, the city allows graffiti to be sprayed, and in this way wants to promote the creativity of youth culture. The wall extends over 450 meters and has 1800 square meters of space.
21. Saarländisches Künstlerhaus
The Saarländisches Künstlerhaus Saarbrücken e. V. is in the form of an association structure a place of work and meeting place for cultural workers from the fields of fine arts, literature and arts and crafts. The seat of the institution is Saarbrücken.
22. Schloss Halberg
The Halberg is 280 m above sea level. NN a individually stable, forested mountain in Saarbrücken. The Halberg rises in the Saaraue, which it towered over by about 80 m. On the slope the middle one stands on the top of the upper colored sandstone.
23. Evangelische Kirche Malstatt
The Evangelical Church of Malstatt in the Saarbrücken district of Malstatt is one of the two churches in the parish of Malstatt in the Saar-West church district of the Evangelical Church in the Rhineland. It is listed as a single monument.
24. Saarbrücker Schloss
Saarbrücken Castle is a Baroque château in Saarbrücken, the capital of Saarland. It is located in the district of Alt-Saarbrücken on the left bank of the Saar. Earlier, a medieval castle and a Renaissance castle stood on the same site.
25. Alte Feuerwache
Die Alte Feuerwache is a performance venue at the Salbrücken-Saint-Saarland State Theatre. John. Before that, it was used as a gymnasium and a fire station for volunteer fire brigades. The building is protected as a single monument.
26. Alte Brücke
The Old Bridge over the Saar in Saarbrücken is the oldest preserved bridge in Saarland. It connects the districts of St. Johann and Alt-Saarbrücken and is only open to pedestrians and bicycle traffic.
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