5 Sights in Torgau, Germany (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Torgau, 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 5 sights are available in Torgau, Germany.

List of cities in Germany Sightseeing Tours in Torgau

1. Schloßkirche

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Schloßkirche Photo: Andreas Praefcke / CC BY 4.0

Torgauer Schlosskapelle on Hartenfels Castle, also known as Torgauer Schlosskapelle, is often referred to as the world's first new Protestant church, but was inaugurated at Schlosskapelle in Neuburg an der Donau. On April 14th, 1543, it was a pioneer designed to serve Catholicism. What makes it unique in the history of architecture and religious reform is that it realized a new and Protestant church architecture type-horizontal church for the first time. Torgau is a town in the district of Nordsachsen in the state of Saxony, Germany. Torgau Protestant Diocese uses this chapel.

Wikipedia: Torgauer Schlosskapelle (DE)

2. Gedenkstätte Geschlossener Jugendwerkhof Torgau

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The Geschlossene Jugendwerkhof Torgau (GJWH) was a disciplinary institution in the system of special homes of youth welfare in the GDR. He was directly subordinate to the Ministry of Public Education. From 1964 to 1968 Günther Lehmann and from 1968 to 1989 Horst Kretzschmar were the directors of the institution in Torgau.

Wikipedia: Geschlossener Jugendwerkhof Torgau (DE)

3. Großer Teich

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The Großer Teich Torgau is a pond of 1.5 to 2 m depth south of Torgau in the Free State of Saxony. The lake is used for fish farming, nature conservation, local recreation and flood protection. It was created by Electoral Saxon decree in 1483/84 as a fish pond, possibly as early as 1478. The year 1457 is also mentioned.

Wikipedia: Großer Teich Torgau (DE)

4. Stadtkirche St. Marien

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The Marienkirche in Torgau in Saxony is a late Gothic hall church with older components. It belongs to the Protestant parish of Torgau in the Church District Torgau-Delitzsch of the Evangelical Church in Central Germany and contains a rich, partly artistically valuable equipment.

Wikipedia: Marienkirche (Torgau) (DE)

5. Rathaus

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The town hall of the city of Torgau was built from 1563 to 1578 in the Renaissance style. It is the most important bourgeois secular building in the city and an important building of the Saxon Renaissance.

Wikipedia: Rathaus Torgau (DE)

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