12 Sights in Tübingen, Germany (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Tübingen, 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 12 sights are available in Tübingen, Germany.

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1. Alte Burse / Institut für Philosophie und Kunstgeschichte

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The Burse is a building in the south of Tübingen's old town, slightly elevated above the Neckar. The original meaning of the institution can be read in detail in the article Burse. The Tübingen Burse was built between 1478 and 1482. Construction began just one year after the Eberhard Karls University was founded. A significant part in the founding of the Tübingen Burse is due to the commitment of Eberhard im Bart's mother, Mechthild von der Pfalz. In the central girder of the entrance area of the Burse are the palm tree and Eberhard's motto carved in the beard: "Attempto", which are still the logo of the University of Tübingen today.

Wikipedia: Burse (Tübingen) (DE)

2. Stadtmuseum Tübingen

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The Stadtmuseum Tübingen, which emerged from "Municipal Collections", is housed in a more than 500-year-old former granary at Kornhausstraße 10 in the old town of Tübingen. In the museum there is a permanent exhibition on the history of Tübingen, which gives an overview of the history of Tübingen over the last 600 years, as well as a permanent exhibition on the silhouette artist Lotte Reiniger. In addition, the museum shows several temporary exhibitions a year, each of which is accompanied by an extensive catalogue.

Wikipedia: Stadtmuseum Tübingen (DE)

3. Grablege

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The Stiftskirche is a church located in Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is a late Gothic structure built by Peter von Koblenz in 1470. The stained glass windows were designed by Peter Hemmel of Andlau who also designed windows in Ulm, Augsburg, Nuremberg, Munich and Strasbourg. It is the central landmark of Tübingen and, along with the rest of the city, the Stiftskirche was one of the first to convert to Martin Luther's Protestant church. It maintains several "Roman Catholic" features, such as patron saints.

Wikipedia: St. George's Collegiate Church, Tübingen (EN)

4. Bismarckturm Tübingen

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The Bismarck Tower is a 16 metre high observation tower in Tübingen, completed in 1907 as a Bismarck monument, which was built according to the design "Götterdämmerung" by Wilhelm Kreis by the Tübingen government architect Franz Bärtle. The 16 m high Bismarck Tower was built of tuff and coarse-grained sandstone. It stands on the Schlossberg 1.3 km west of Hohentübingen Castle at the end of Lichtenberger Weg. The Bismarck Tower is considered the landmark of Tübingen's Weststadt.

Wikipedia: Bismarckturm (Tübingen) (DE)

5. Landestheater Tübingen

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Landestheater Tübingen is a theatre in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is known as 'LTT' for short, officially also 'Landestheater Württemberg-Hohenzollern Tübingen Reutlingen', is a cultural enterprise financed in Tübingen by public funds, donations and entrance fees. It puts on its mainly own productions, but also – partly foreign-language – guest performances. In addition to the so-called "evening game plan", it also has its own children's and youth theater division.

Wikipedia: Landestheater Tübingen (EN)

6. Friedrich Hölderlin

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Johann Christian Friedrich Hölderlin was a German poet and philosopher. Described by Norbert von Hellingrath as "the most German of Germans", Hölderlin was a key figure of German Romanticism. Particularly due to his early association with and philosophical influence on Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel and Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling, he was also an important thinker in the development of German Idealism.

Wikipedia: Friedrich Hölderlin (EN)

7. Jakobuskirche

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The Jakobuskirche, also called Spitalkirche, in Tübingen is a Romanesque church, originally dedicated to St. James, which is now used by the Tübingen Evangelical Jakobusgemeinde in the church district of Tübingen. Together with the neighbouring Salzstadel, it forms the historic centre of Tübingen's lower town, the so-called Gôgei.

Wikipedia: Jakobuskirche (Tübingen) (DE)

8. Hölderlinturm

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The Hölderlinturm is a building located in Tübingen, Germany that served as the place of residence and death in the final years of poet Friedrich Hölderlin. He lived there from May 3, 1807 until his death in 1843. The building is located on the Neckar riverfront and is one of the most popularly known sites in Tübingen.

Wikipedia: Hölderlinturm (EN)

9. Nonnenhaus

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The Nun's House in Tübingen (Baden-Württemberg) is one of the best preserved beguine houses in Germany. Presumably, in 1488, first Dominican nuns, then Beguines, the "nuns", lived in the half-timbered house. With a length of 30 meters, it is one of the largest half-timbered houses in Tübingen's old town.

Wikipedia: Nonnenhaus Tübingen (DE)

10. Eduard Spranger

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Eduard Spranger was a German philosopher and psychologist. A student of Wilhelm Dilthey, Spranger was born in Berlin and died in Tübingen. He was considered a humanist who developed a philosophical pedagogy as an act of 'self defense' against the psychology-oriented experimental theory of the times.

Wikipedia: Eduard Spranger (EN)

11. Zimmertheater

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Zimmertheater Tübingen is a very small theatre in Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany in close neighbourhood to the Hölderlinturm, where Friedrich Hölderlin spent his last years in life and near the Neckar river. It opened in 1958 and has two rooms for an audience of 60 and 80 visitors.

Wikipedia: Zimmertheater Tübingen (EN)

12. Österbergturm

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Osterberg Tower is a tower with a long history. On July 1, 1891, Kaiser William Tower was completed. It is an observation deck and broadcasting tower on Mount Osterberg in Tibingen, Baden-Württemberg. Its antenna carrier is 40 meters high.

Wikipedia: Österbergturm (DE)

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