6 Sights in Werl, Germany (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Werl, 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 6 sights are available in Werl, Germany.

Sightseeing Tours in Werl

1. St. Walburga, Propsteikirche

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St. Walburga, Propsteikirche Dominik Schäfer / CC BY-SA 3.0 de

The church of St. Walburga in Werl is a Gothic hall building from the 14th century with a 62-metre-high late Romanesque tower with a baroque Welsh dome. It is built of local green sandstone. In 1892, Pope Leo XIII elevated the church to the status of a provost's church. The parish belongs to the Archdiocese of Paderborn. The parish was one of the oldest in the Deanery of Soest in the Archdiocese of Cologne, to which it formerly belonged.

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2. Alte Wallfahrtskirche

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A pilgrimage to a statue of Mary in Werl, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, caused the building of pilgrimage churches there. The first one, completed in 1662, was replaced by a Baroque building completed in 1789, which later became known as the Alte Wallfahrtskirche. When it became too small, an adjacent Wallfahrtsbasilika was built, dedicated to the Visitation. It was declared a Basilica minor in 1953.

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3. Haus Borg

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The Borg House in Budberg is a two-storey late baroque building with a double flight of steps. The ground on which it stands is entered in the official list of monuments in the territory of the town of Werl, the building is listed under serial number 41 in the list of monuments of the city of Werl.

Wikipedia: Haus Borg (Werl) (DE)

4. Evangelische Kirche Hilbeck

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The Protestant parish church is a listed church building in Hilbeck, a district of Werl in the district of Soest in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The building, which characterises the townscape, is located in the historic part of the village.

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5. Wallfahrtsbasilika Mariä Heimsuchung

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The Basilica of the Visitation of Our Lady also called Werl Basilica is a Catholic church located in Werl, Germany which was declared a minor basilica in 1953. It is dedicated to the Visitation of Mary.

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6. Gnadenbild Werl

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The miraculous image is a sculptural representation of Mary. It is the centre of the pilgrimage basilica of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary in Werl, in the district of Soest (North Rhine-Westphalia).

Wikipedia: Gnadenbild Werl (DE)


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