10 Sights in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Schwäbisch Gmünd, 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 10 sights are available in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany.

List of cities in Germany Sightseeing Tours in Schwäbisch Gmünd

1. Kriegerdenkmal 1914/18

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The market square is next to the Johannisplatz and the Münsterplatz one of the three main squares and at the same time the largest square in the old town of Schwäbisch Gmünd. The square extends in a north-south axis between the Holy Spirit Hospital and the town hall. In the west slightly set back, at the transition to Johannisplatz the Romanesque Johanniskirche characterizes the square. Architecturally, the square is dominated by half-timbered, baroque and rococo buildings. The square has an hourglass-shaped outline and can be reached through a variety of narrow streets.

Wikipedia: Marktplatz (Schwäbisch Gmünd) (DE)

2. Heilig-Kreuz-Münster

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The Heilig-Kreuz-Münster in Schwäbisch Gmünd is a Gothic church building built around 1320 as a parish church with a hall choir. The cathedral is of art-historical significance as the original work of the Parler family of master builders and as the first large hall church in southern Germany. The nave was completed around 1341. After the collapse of the towers, the completion of the complete hall church dragged on until 1521.

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3. Museum im Prediger

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The former Dominican monastery of Schwäbisch Gmünd is referred to as the preacher, which is now used as a cultural center with the Museum im Prediger and the Galerie im Prediger, among others. It is centrally located in the city centre, on Johannisplatz, opposite the Romanesque St. John's Church.

Wikipedia: Prediger (Schwäbisch Gmünd) (DE)

4. Mariä Verkündigung

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Mariä Verkündigung dealerofsalvation / CC BY-SA 2.5

The Church of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary is the former Gothic, Baroque monastery church of the Dominican convent Gotteszell in Schwäbisch Gmünd. Today it serves as the church of the prison for women, which is housed in the former monastery.

Wikipedia: Mariä Verkündigung (Schwäbisch Gmünd) (DE)

5. Museum Panoramamuseum und Epos zur Stadtgeschichte

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The Panoramamuseum Schwäbisch Gmünd is a museum in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany, where the Staufer saga panorama and other works by Hans Kloss are exhibited. It was opened in April 2017 in the Grät, a medieval half-timbered building at Marktplatz 7.

Wikipedia: Panoramamuseum Schwäbisch Gmünd (DE)

6. St. Leonhardskirche

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St. Leonhard is a cemetery complex east of the old town of Schwäbisch Gmünd, located between Bundesstraße 29 and the Rems Railway, consisting of the Gothic Leonhardskirche, the post-Gothic Herrgottsruhkapelle and the Leonhardsfriedhof.

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7. Johanniskirche

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The Johanniskirche or St.-Johannis-Kirche is a Catholic city church in Romanesque or neo-Romanesque style in Schwäbisch Gmünd, which is dedicated to John the Baptist. The pillar basilica serves as a lapidarium for the Gmünd Minster.

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8. Augustinuskirche

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The Augustinuskirche in Schwäbisch Gmünd is the former Baroque monastery church of the Augustinian monastery in Gmünd, which today is a Protestant parish church in the city centre and lies in the vicinity of the Holy Cross Minster.

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9. Glockenturm

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The Bell Tower, formerly known as the Bell Tower, is a Romanesque building built around 1228 and is now the bell of the Holy Cross Cathedral in SchwäbischGmünd. So he is a clock tower. This form of bell tower is unique in Swabia.

Wikipedia: Glockenturm (Schwäbisch Gmünd) (DE)

10. BIEGERT & FUNK Galerie im Torhaus

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The Five-Button Tower and the Lower Gate in front of it were parts in the northwestern part of the outer city fortifications of Schwäbisch Gmünd. They formed a kind of fortress. In this area is also the former gate guardhouse.

Wikipedia: Fünfknopfturm und Unteres Tor (DE)

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.

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