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

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 11 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 the old town of Tübingen, a little increased above the Neckar. The original meaning of the facility can be read in detail in the article Burse. The Tübingen Burse was built from 1478 to 1482. The start of construction was only one year after the Eberhard Karls University was founded. A major role in the establishment of the Tübingen Burse is the commitment of Eberhard's mother in Bart, Mechthild from the Palatinate. In the middle carrier of the entrance area of the Burse, the palm and the motto of Eberhard are carved in the Barte: "Attempto", which are still the logo of the University of Tübingen today.

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2. Stiftskirche St. Georg

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Stiftskirche St. Georg Ramessos / Public domain

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, Nürnberg, München and Straßburg. It is the central landmark 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.

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3. Bismarckturm Tübingen

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Bismarckturm Tübingen Ramessos / Public domain

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 the Lichtenberger Weg. The Bismarck Tower is considered the landmark of Tübingen's Weststadt.

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4. Stadtmuseum Tübingen

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The Stadtmuseum Tübingen is a product of "municipal collections", located in a former granary with a history of more than 500 years in Kornhausstra ® e 10 in the old city of Tübingen. The museum has a permanent exhibition of city history, outlining the past 600 years of city history in Tibingen, as well as a permanent exhibit on silhouette artist Lotte Reiniger. In addition, the museum holds several temporary exhibitions each year, each with an extensive catalogue.

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5. Friedrich Hölderlin

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Friedrich Hölderlin Franz Carl Hiemer / Public domain

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.

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6. 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.

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7. Jakobuskirche

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St. James' Church in Tibingen, also known as the Hospital Church, is a Romanesque church that was originally dedicated to St. James and is used today by the Protestant James congregation in the Diocese of Tibingen. Together with the neighboring saltworks, it forms the historic center of Lower Tibingen, known as G ô gei.

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8. Nonnenhaus

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The Nuns' House in Tibingen (Baden-Württemberg) is one of the best preserved Beguna homes in Germany. Presumably, in 1488, the semi-wooden house was first inhabited by Dominicans and then by Begini, or "nuns". It is 30 meters long and is one of the largest semi-wooden houses in the old city of Tibingen.

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9. 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.

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10. Goethehäuschen

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The Goethe houses in Tübingen is a octagonal garden shed on the ridge of the castle mountain, which received its common name after a visit to Goethe on a walk on September 7, 1797. Goethe visited his publisher Johann Friedrich Cotta in Tübingen at the time.

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11. Österbergturm

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Österbergturm Karlo / Public domain

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.

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