11 Sights in Salzgitter, Germany (with Map and Images)
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1. Bismarckturm Salzgitter
The Salzgitter Bismarck Tower is an observation tower completed in 1900 in Salzgitter, Germany. Unlike most other Bismarck towers, it does not consist of all-stone design, but instead has a base of bricks with a lattice tower on top. On one side, it resembles an Eiffel Tower with a bow between its feet. The Harz Club voted to build the Bismarck Tower at Salzgitter on 8 May 1899. The same day, the site was chosen and bought by the forest cooperative of Gitter. On 10 September 1899, construction started.
2. St. Gabriel
The Church of Saint Gabriel is the Catholic church in Gebhardshagen, a district of Salzgitter in Lower Saxony. It belongs as a branch church to the parish of St. Marien with seat in Salzgitter-Bad and thus to the deanery of Goslar-Salzgitter. The church, located at Sandgrubenweg 19A, is the only church in the diocese of Hildesheim named after the Archangel Gabriel.
The Evangelical-Lutheran Castle Church of St. Maria Magdalena in Salzgitter-Salder, also called Schlosskirche Salder, was built between 1713 and 1717 by the hereditary prince of Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel, August Wilhelm, according to the plans of the Braunschweig fortress building director Völcker at the site of a previous church.
Wikipedia: Schlosskirche St. Maria Magdalena (Salzgitter) (DE)
The Evangelical Lutheran St. Mary's Church of Engerode is the oldest surviving church in Salzgitter and one of the oldest pilgrimage churches in Lower Saxony. The church is known beyond the borders of the city for its Gothic vault and wall paintings, which depict stations from the life of Christ in several paintings.
5. Burg Lichtenberg
Lichtenberg Castle, also called the Heinrichsburg, is a ruined castle dating to the 12th century in the Lichtenberge hills near Salzgitter in the German state of Lower Saxony. The ruins are found south of and above the Salzgitter suburb of Lichtenberg on the steep summit of the Burgberg.
6. Kniestedter Kirche
The Kniestedter Church is a former Evangelical Lutheran church building in Salzgitter-Bad, which was already mentioned in the 15th century as the Church of the village of Kniestedt. The building has been used for cabaret events in the city of Salzgitter since 1985.
7. Schloss Salder
Salder House is a stately home in the Renaissance style in Salder, a village in the borough of Salzgitter in Lower Saxony. It was built in 1608 for the lords of Saldern by master builder, Paul Francke, by order of Kriegsrat David Sachses of Wolfenbüttel.
The Evangelical Lutheran St. Nicolai Church is the oldest church of Gebhardshagen, a district of Salzgitter. Duchess Anna Sophia of Brandenburg (1598–1659), wife of Duke Frederick Ulrich of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1591–1634), had it built.
9. Bockwindmühle Lichtenberg
The Lichtenberg windmill is one of two surviving post mills in the area of today's city of Salzgitter. The mill stands on the northern outskirts of the Lichtenberg district, not far from exit no. 20 (Salzgitter-Lichtenberg) of the Autobahn 39.
10. St. Abdon und Sennen
St. Abdon und Sennen is the Roman Catholic church in Salzgitter-Ringelheim. Together with Ringelheim Castle, the former abbey church forms the building complex of the former Benedictine Ringelheim Abbey.
11. Turm der Arbeit
The Tower of Work is a sculpture placed on a square in the pedestrian zone of Salzgitter-Lebenstedt. It is also known as a city monument. The sculpture was created by Jürgen Weber between 1989 and 1995.
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