10 Sights in Siegen, Germany (with Map and Images)
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The Nikolaikirche is a church building in the North Rhine-Westphalian city of Siegen, whose history goes back to the 13th century. The church stands on the Siegberg, the settlement core of the medieval old town. She receives her architectural peculiarity through her hexagonal floor plan; The nave is the only European indoor hexagon north of the Alps. With the crown, the church tower of the Nikolaikirche bears the symbol of the city of Siegen, a forged and gilded crown with a diameter of over two meters from the 17th century. As the highest building on the Siegberg, the church tower with a height of 53 meters and with a striking red and white coat of paint shapes the silhouette of the city. The church gained international fame through its church treasure with a silver baptismal shell from the 16th century. Since the Reformation, the Nikolaikirche has been an evangelical church, Protestant-reformed parish church of Siegens since 1580. The Siegen town hall and the market square are located below the church.
The Martinikirche is a pseudo-basilica dedicated to St. Martin in Siegen, which has existed in its present form since the 16th century, and whose history dates back to the 8th century. Its oldest surviving documentary mention dates back to the early 14th century. The church is located on the western rocky spur of the Siegberg on the outskirts of the medieval town of Siegen, immediately west of the Lower Castle. The Martinikirche is the oldest surviving sacred building in the city and has been a Protestant church since the time of the Reformation.
3. Oberes Schloss
The upper castle is located on the 307 m high Siegberg in the city of Siegen. The facility goes back to a medieval high castle, which was initially in a joint possession of the Archbishops of Cologne and the Counts of Nassau. Later she went completely into Nassau's possession. Partially rebuilt it temporarily served as a residence. Today the facility houses the Siegerlandmuseum.
The Pfannenberg is a 499.2 m above sea level mountain in the southern Siegerland on the border between Neunkirchen and Siegen in the North Rhine-Westphalian district of Siegen-Wittgenstein. It lies between Salchendorf and Eiserfeld (Siegen). In the 18th century, the Pfannenbergkopf was also called Schotteler Spitz.
The Siegberg is a 307 m high mountain in the center of the city of Siegen in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The Siegberg is the hill of the city with the oldest documented settlement history. The oldest traces of settlement still exist there date back to the 10th century.
6. Marien Kliniken Siegen
The St. Marien Hospital in Siegen is a hospital opened in 1861 on the corner of Pfarrstraße/Höhstraße on the western foot of the Giersberg in Siegen in North Rhine-Westphalia. It was founded by Pastor Friedrich Adam Krengel. It has been part of the Siegen Marien since 2018.
This is a list of listed buildings in Siegen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. These monuments are registered in the list of monuments of the city of Siegen; The basis for inclusion is the Monument Protection Act of North Rhine-Westphalia.
The Friedenskirche is a former Evangelical-Reformed wooden church in the Achenbach district of Siegen. Until its deconsecration, it was one of three places of worship in the Christus-Kirchengemeinde Siegen and is now a listed building.
9. Aktives Museum Südwestfalen
From its inauguration in 1904 until its destruction by arson during the Nazi November pogroms in 1938, the synagogue Siegen was the religious center of the Jewish community in the Westphalian city of Siegen on November 10 of that year.
The Pfannenbergurm is a 1934 and 19.69 m high observation tower on the Pfannenberg. It is located near Eiserfeld in the urban area of Siegen in the North Rhine-Westphalian district of Siegen-Wittgenstein (Germany).
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