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


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Explore interesting sights in Tübingen, 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 17 sights are available in Tübingen, Germany.

Sightseeing Tours in Tübingen

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 River. The original meaning of the facility 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 founding of the Eberhard Karls University. A significant part of the founding of the Tübingen Burse is due to the commitment of Eberhard im Bart's mother, Mechthild von der Pfalz. The palm tree and Eberhard's motto in a beard: "Attempto" are carved into the central beam of the entrance area of the Burse, 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 the city, 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), Website

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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Bismarckturm Tübingen

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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Friedrich Hölderlin

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. Schloss Kressbach

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Kreßbach Castle in the village of Kreßbach, which belongs to the Tübingen district of Weilheim, is a rectangular building with a crippled hipped roof built in 1766/67 for the Barons of Saint-André. It has a flat entrance risalit and a projecting portico with Tuscan columns. The outbuildings date from the 17th and 18th centuries. The palace garden and a rococo fountain from this period have been preserved.

Wikipedia: Schloss Kreßbach (DE)

8. Jakobuskirche

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The St. James' Church, also known as the Hospital Church, in Tübingen is a Romanesque church originally dedicated to St. James, which is now used by the Tübingen Protestant St. James parish 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)

9. 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), Website

10. Botanischer Garten

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The Botanischer Garten der Universität Tübingen, also known as the Botanischer Garten Tübingen or the Neuer Botanischer Garten Tübingen, is a botanical garden and arboretum maintained by the University of Tübingen. It is located at Hartmeyerstrasse 123, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, and open daily.

Wikipedia: Botanischer Garten der Universität Tübingen (EN)

11. Nonnenhaus

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The nunnery in Tübingen (Baden-Württemberg) is one of the best preserved beguine houses in Germany. Presumably, in 1488, first Dominican nuns, then beguines, the "nuns", inhabited 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)

12. Goethehäuschen

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The Goethehäuschen in Tübingen is an octagonal garden house located west of the old town and Hohentübingen Castle on the ridge of the Schlossberg, which got its common name after a visit by Goethe during a walk on September 7, 1797. Goethe visited his publisher Johann Friedrich Cotta in Tübingen.

Wikipedia: Goethehäuschen Tübingen (DE)

13. 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)

14. 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), Website

15. Ödenburg

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The Ödenburg is a defunct spur castle about halfway between Tübingen and its southwestern district of Hirschau in the district of Tübingen in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It lies on the Spitzberg spur of the Spitzberg mountain range.

Wikipedia: Ödenburg (Tübingen) (DE)

16. Österbergturm

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The Österberg Tower is an observation and transmission tower inaugurated on 3 July 1891 as the Kaiser Wilhelm Tower on the Österberg in the Baden-Württemberg city of Tübingen. With its antenna support, it is 40 m high.

Wikipedia: Österbergturm (DE)

17. Wurmlinger Kapelle

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Wurmlinger Kapelle Thomas Hentrich, www.MomentsInRGB.com / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Sankt-Remigius-Kapelle, colloquially also known as the Wurmlinger Chapel, on the Kapellenberg near Wurmlingen in the Baden-Württemberg district of Tübingen is a popular excursion and pilgrimage destination.

Wikipedia: Sankt-Remigius-Kapelle (Wurmlingen) (DE)


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