9 Sights in Soest, Germany (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Soest, 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 9 sights are available in Soest, Germany.

List of cities in Germany Sightseeing Tours in Soest

1. Sankt Maria zur Wiese

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The Protestant Wiesenkirche or Church of St. Maria zur Wiese in Soest is considered a perfectly formed Westphalian hall church. Characterized by an almost square floor plan, its interior offers the viewer from some points of view the impression of a pure window front, supported by graceful bundle pillar work. The high window strips almost reach the floor in the choir. During the day, the church appears light and flooded with light. Three almost equally high, very flatly curved naves give the room its evenness. The building history extends over centuries. Instead of the Romanesque predecessor building, the foundation stone for today's church was laid in 1313. The twin towers that dominate the exterior were only built in the second half of the 19th century.

Wikipedia: St. Maria zur Wiese (Soest) (DE)

2. Alt-Sankt Thomä

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Alt-Sankt Thomä Benutzer Stephan Hense / CC-BY-SA-3.0

"Leaning Tower" is the common name of 12th century architecture. The Church of St Tomay was built in the 13th century during the construction of the new Archdiocese of Palatine. The official name of this church is Alt St. Thomae explains its relationship with Neu St., a former monastery church nearby. Thomae's difference. Alt St. The Leaning Tower of Thomae occupies a peculiar and eccentric place in the outline of the Soest church tower. With the expansion of Romanesque buildings in the 13th century into early Gothic hall churches. St Tomay is one of the oldest Gothic churches in Germany. Alt St. Thomae is the only church in Soest adjacent to the city wall, and the only church in Soest that still has a church garden.

Wikipedia: Alt St. Thomae (Soest) (DE)

3. St. Patrokli-Dom

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St. Patrokli is a Roman Catholic parish and church in Soest, Germany. The church is of great significance in the history of architecture as it is the epitome of Romanesque architecture in Westphalia. As a result, it is known as St.-Patrokli-Dom. It holds relics of its patron saint Patroclus of Troyes from 954. It was the church of the canonical foundation of St. Patroclus, which existed from the 10th century until its abolition in 1812. Since 1823 the church has been the parish church of the St. Patrokli parish in the diocese of Paderborn. In 1859 it was promoted to the rank of provost church.

Wikipedia: St. Patrokli, Soest (EN)

4. Nikolai-Kapelle

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Nikolaikapelle of Soest, located near Patroklidom, has an outstanding artistic and architectural history in the church architecture of Westphalia due to its special architectural form. It was built around 1,200 and is within the jurisdiction of the Monastery of St Patrockley, but according to recent research status, it may not have been built by Souster merchants, as the patron saint and architectural form of St Nicholas is often thought to be.

Wikipedia: Nikolaikapelle (Soest) (DE)

5. Französische Kapelle

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The French Chapel is a sacred room built by French prisoners of war in 1940. It is 7.5 meters long and 6 meters wide and is located in Colonel-Bem-Adam-Kaserne I in Soest. Today, according to canon, this chapel belongs to the Catholic Holy Cross diocese of Soest, but has actually become a universal meeting place. In addition to this Catholic place of worship, there is a Protestant counterpart, but it has ceased to exist since October 1944.

Wikipedia: Französische Kapelle (Soest) (DE)

6. Sankt Pauli

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St. Pauli is a Gothic hall church in Souster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The three-arched hall church and huge square towers shape the urban landscape in the southwest of the city. It belongs to the Protestant Diocese of St. Peter-Paulie, which has about 8,100 members and is the largest Protestant diocese in Soest, belonging to Kirchenkreis Soest.

Wikipedia: St. Pauli (Soest) (DE)

7. Burghofmuseum

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The Burghof is an old patrician house in Soest with a castle courtyard museum and a historic ballroom. Directly adjacent is the so-called Romanesque House from 1180, an almost original preserved residential tower-like building, the oldest still existing residential building between the Rhine and Weser.

Wikipedia: Burghof (Soest) (DE)

8. Sankt Petri Kirche

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St. Petri is the oldest parish church in Soest and one of the oldest church foundations in Westphalia. Already at the end of the 8th century, a church building was built on this site in connection with Charlemagne's Saxon mission.

Wikipedia: St. Petri (Soest) (DE)

9. Kattenturm

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The Kattenturm in Soest is a defensive tower built in 1230. It is the only surviving defensive tower of the former inner city wall and is located south of the old town on the Jakobi-Ulricher-Wall, not far west of the Ulricher Tor.

Wikipedia: Kattenturm Soest (DE)

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