7 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 7 sights are available in Werl, Germany.List of cities in GermanySightseeing Tours in Werl
1. St. Walburga, Propsteikirche
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. The church was elevated to the status of a provost church by Pope Leo XIII in 1892. The municipality belongs to the Archdiocese of Paderborn. The parish was one of the oldest in the Decanie of Soest in the Archdiocese of Cologne, to which it formerly belonged.
2. Alte Wallfahrtskirche
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.
3. Haus Borg
Haus Borg in Budberg is a two-storey late Baroque building with a double-flight staircase. The land on which it stands is registered in the official list of archaeological monuments in the territory of the city of Werl, the building is listed under the serial number 41 in the list of monuments of the city of Werl.
4. Haus von Papen
The Haus von Papen is a listed secular building in Werl, a town in the district of Soest (North Rhine-Westphalia), Marktstraße 3. The most famous inhabitant of the house was the former Reich Chancellor Franz von Papen, who was born here.
5. Evangelische Kirche Hilbeck
The Protestant parish church is a listed church building in Hilbeck, a district of Werl in the district of Soest (North Rhine-Westphalia). The townscape-defining building is located in the historic part of the village.
6. Wallfahrtsbasilika Mariä Heimsuchung
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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7. Gnadenbild Werl
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).
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