14 Sights in Schwäbisch Hall, Germany (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Schwäbisch Hall, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 14 sights are available in Schwäbisch Hall, Germany.List of cities in Germany Sightseeing Tours in Schwäbisch Hall
1. KZ-Gedenkstätte Hessental
The Hessental concentration camp in Schwäbisch Hall-Hessental (Württemberg) was a subcamp of the Natzweiler-Struthof concentration camp in Alsace from the summer of 1944 to April 1945. The Hessental camp was established in the summer of 1944 in a former barrack camp of the Reich Labour Service at Hessental station. The first occupancy of 600 prisoners took place on 14 October 1944. After two further transports, 800 prisoners were accommodated there by December. They were mostly Polish Jews from the Radom area, who had been declared "fit for work" during the selection at the ramp of the Auschwitz extermination camp and had initially been taken to the Vaihingen/Enz concentration camp. The camp was headed by SS-Hauptscharführer August Walling, to whom six SS men and some members of the Organisation Todt were subordinate. Air Force soldiers served as guards for work detachments outside the camp.
2. Hohenloher Freilandmuseum
The Hohenloher Freilandmuseum Wackershofen in the hamlet of Wackershofen in Schwäbisch Hall is one of seven regional open-air museums in Baden-Württemberg. It was opened in 1983 and presents old buildings from the northeast of Baden-Württemberg, mainly from the districts of Hohenlohe and Schwäbisch Hall, but also from the Main-Tauber district, the district of Heilbronn, the Rems-Murr and Ostalb districts as well as the districts of Heidenheim and Ludwigsburg. In more than 60 realized, partially reconstructed buildings from the region between Neckar and Main, Swabian Alb and Frankenhöhe, from areas such as the Hohenlohe Plain, the Swabian-Franconian Forest and the Taubergrund in Wackershofen, the history of the rural population and their way of life from the late Middle Ages to the 20th century is documented.
3. Altes Zeughaus (Neubau)
The former armoury is located at Rosenbühl 14 in Schwäbisch Hall. It is referred to in the building directory of the city of Schwäbisch Hall as a new building, by Eugen Gradmann still as a gun house or new building, in other places e.g. as Altes Zeughaus (new building) or even just as a new building. Today it is used for cultural and social events. Up to 400 people can be entertained in the new hall.
4. Sankt Michael
The Protestant parish church of St. Michael is the main church of the entire church in Schwäbisch Hall in the church district of the same name. As a place of work of Johannes Brenz, after 1523 it was the starting point of the Reformation in the Reichsstadt territory. Their gentle introduction in Hall also retained valuable equipment in St. Michael from a pre -reformation period.
The Johanniterkirche is a former church building in Schwäbisch Hall, which was profaned in the 19th century. After extensive restorations, it has served as an exhibition hall for Old Master paintings and sculptures since 2008. The Johanniterkirche is run as a branch of the Kunsthalle Würth. Works from the Würth Collection and special exhibitions will be shown.
6. Hällisch-Fränkisches Museum
The Hällisch-Fränkisches Museum (HFM) is an art and cultural history museum in the city centre of Schwäbisch Hall. It presents the history, art and culture of the former imperial city of Hall and its surroundings on more than 3000 m² of exhibition space. The director of the museum is Armin Panter, who holds a doctorate in art history.
The fish fountain on the market square in front of St. Michael's Church is the last remaining box fountain in Schwäbisch Hall. The name comes from the fact that fish used to be sold on the square. The actual rectangular well box itself is located in front of a lining wall for a terrace, into which three stone reliefs are incorporated.
The Evangelical parish church of St. Katharina is a sacred building in Schwäbisch Hall, Germany. Until 1404 it was a branch of Westheim, until 1526 it was under the patronage of Murrhardt Abbey. In 1405 it became an independent parish church and came into the possession of the town of Hall with the Reformation in 1526.
The Senftenhaus at Obere Herrengasse 5 in Schwäbisch Hall is an old residential and commercial building. The preserved main building of a complex that belonged together for a long time is located at Obere Herrngasse 5, the much younger rear building had the address Obere Herrngasse 5a and no longer exists.
10. St. Johannes Baptist
The Catholic parish church of St. Johannes Baptist in Steinbach, a district of Schwäbisch Hall, is probably the oldest sacred building in the region. The building stands next to the Ortsbach Waschbach on a sinter cushion deposited by it shortly from its mouth into the Kocher near the river bridge.
11. Hohes Haus
The House of Unterlimpurger Straße 81 in Schwäbisch Hall is a late medieval residential building, the construction of which was dendrochronologically dated the last years of the 14th century. The building is early as a "Gothic Steinhaus" from local art historiography. has been recognized.
12. Neues Globe
The new Haller Globe is a theater building in Schwäbisch Hall on the Kochinsel Unterwöhrd. In 2000, a temporary made of wood was created, which could be replaced by a new building in 2019. In contrast to the name of the first Haller Globe Theater, it now bears the name new Haller Globe.
Limpurg Castle is the ruin of a spur castle and was the ancestral castle of the Lords of Limpurg and Schenken von Limpurg, who later rose to the rank of count. Its ruins still stand today on the southern outskirts of Schwäbisch Hall.
The Berlerhof also Nonnenhof in Schwäbisch Hall was a medieval aristocratic castle with associated courtyard and residential tower in the original settlement center of the city. It was considered one of the "Seven Castles" of Hall.
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