8 Sights in Wetzlar, Germany (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Wetzlar, 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 8 sights are available in Wetzlar, Germany.

Sightseeing Tours in Wetzlar

1. Reichskammergerichtsmuseum

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The Reichskammergerichtmuseum exhibited an exhibit on the structure, working methods and history of Reichskammergericht throughout its activities. The museum, which opened in 1987, is located at Hofstatt 19 in Wetzral, a Kameralenpalais built by court judge Franz von Pape. It was run by Reichskammergericherungsforschung E. V. Sponsored and supported by a scientific advisory committee. Original paintings, furniture, sculptures and contemporary prints are on display. The research centre, located in the same house, examines the basis and history of the work of the Imperial Court and its role in the constitutional structure of the early modern empire. Another focus is on court staff.

Wikipedia: Reichskammergerichtsmuseum (DE), Website

2. Säuturm

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The historic old town in Wetzlar is the city center of the former imperial city, which was built in the early Middle Ages, and as a whole it is a registered cultural monument. It has a wide variety of historical traces and urban structures that identify the old town area as particularly worthy of protection. Even though some of the historic buildings were lost due to the renovation of the old town in the 1960s, the historic street courses and in many cases still late medieval street cross-sections remain almost unchanged throughout the area within the medieval wall ring.

Wikipedia: Historische Altstadt Wetzlar (DE)

3. Paulskirche

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St. Paul's Church was built between 1491 and 1492 in what is now the Wetzlar district of Hermannstein in Central Hesse. The late Gothic hall church has a three-eighth closure and a west tower from the 1520s. Among the important pieces of equipment from the time of construction are a triumphal cross, a sandstone relief from 1492 and a baptismal font made of red sandstone depicting the birth of Christ.

Wikipedia: Paulskirche (Hermannstein) (DE)

4. Hospitalkirche

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Hospitalkirche is located in Wetzlar, Lahn-Dill District, Hesse, and is an evangelical Lutheran church. Built between 1762 and 1764 in the Rococo style, it is considered a rare and high-quality example of this architectural style in the Lutheran Evangelical Church. Five-axis hall building, five couplets and western-style dome, is a cultural monument in Hesse, with rich interior decoration.

Wikipedia: Hospitalkirche (Wetzlar) (DE), Heritage Website

5. Dom

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Dom Philipp Trümper / CC BY 3.0

Wetzlar Cathedral is a large church in the town of Wetzlar, located on the Lahn river some 50 km north of Frankfurt. Construction began in 1230 and is still unfinished, since the western front is still missing its northern belfry. Because of its long period of construction, the church combines romanesque, gothic and baroque architecture.

Wikipedia: Wetzlar Cathedral (EN), Website

6. Bismarckturm Wetzlar

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In 1901, the Garbenheimer Warte, a medieval watchtower of the municipal Landwehr in Wetzlar, was completely redesigned. The tower, which was then renamed the Bismarck Tower, is one of 146 Bismarck towers still in existence in Germany. These towers were built or rebuilt in honor of Prince Otto von Bismarck (1815–1898).

Wikipedia: Bismarckturm (Wetzlar) (DE)

7. Ev. Kirche

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The Evangelical Church is a listed church building in Blasbach, a district of Wetzlar in the Lahn-Dill district of Hesse, Germany. The Gothic hall church with a hipped roof was given its present form in the years 1712-1716, including the Baroque furnishings and the two-storey crested roof turret.

Wikipedia: Evangelische Kirche Blasbach (DE), Website

8. Ev. Kirche Nauborn

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The Evangelical Church in Nauborn, a district of Wetzlar in central Hesse, is a Romanesque hall church in its core. In the 17th century it was deeply rebuilt and received its present form. The building is a Hessian cultural monument due to its historical, artistic and urban significance.

Wikipedia: Evangelische Kirche (Nauborn) (DE), Website


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