Explore interesting sights in Worms, 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 13 sights are available in Worms, Germany.Sightseeing Tours in Worms
The Luther Monument is a group of statues that was erected in Worms, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, to commemorate the Protestant reformer Martin Luther. It was designed and partly made by Ernst Rietschel, and unveiled on 25 June 1868. The monument includes a group of bronze statues on stone plinths centred on a statue of Luther, surrounded by statues of related individuals and allegorical statues representing related towns. The elements are arranged in the shape of a castle, reflecting Luther's hymn "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God".
2. Tiergarten Worms
Worms Zoo is a zoo in the Bürgerweide recreation area in the city of Worms, Germany. It was opened in 1972 and is about 8.5 hectares in size. 80 species with over 500 animals are shown. The main focus of the zoo is the keeping and breeding of old breeds of domestic animals, such as Glan cattle, Bunte Bentheim pigs, Thuringian forest goats and South German cold-blooded horses, which are housed in a walk-in show farm. But exotic representatives can also be seen in the zoo.
3. Wasserturm ehem. Schlachthof Worms
The site of the former municipal slaughterhouse in Worms forms a monument zone. The slaughterhouse was planned by city architect Georg Metzler and inaugurated on August 12, 1912. It was built south of the Rhine bridge on a 25,000 square meter area. The Art Nouveau buildings were supplemented by dandruff and extensions on the east side of the area located towards the Rhine in the 1950s and 1960s, which were later demolished again.
The Raschi-Haus is a historic building of the Jewish district of the city of Worms. It is located in the south of the synagogue district and has always been an important part of the Jewish Worm. In its approximately 800-year history, it was used in various ways: as a valley school, hospital, dance and wedding house, rabbi apartment and retirement home. Today it houses the Worms City Archives and a Jewish Museum.
5. Simultankirche Mariä Himmelfahrt
The simultaneous church "Mariä Himmelfahrt" in Worms-Pfeddersheim is a simultaneous church jointly used by Protestants and Catholics in the Pfeddersheim district of Worms, whose church tower also served as a city watchtower and therefore belongs to the city of Worms as the legal successor to the city of Pfeddersheim. The church is a cultural monument based on the Monument Protection Act of Rhineland-Palatinate.
The Worms Synagogue, also known as Rashi Shul, is an 11th-century synagogue located in Worms, Germany. Situated in the northern part of the city center, the synagogue is one of the oldest in Germany. Because of its historical importance and its testimony to the European Jewish cultural tradition through millennia, the Worms Synagogue was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2021.
The Nibelungen Museum Worms in Worms, Germany, started in 2001 and is dedicated to the Nibelungensage. The museum integrates a part of the historical city wall of Worms as well as two towers from the 12th century. The audiovisual permanent exhibition examines the mythical character of the Nibelungensage. The premises of the museum are also used for cultural events, talks and symposiums.
8. Das Wormser
The municipal play and festival house was a theater and event building in Worms. It was inaugurated in 1889. The theater hall was destroyed in World War II and rebuilt in modern forms in 1966. The outbuildings with a catering wing were demolished in the 2000s for the construction of the cultural and conference center, the Wormser, the listed theater hall integrated into it.
9. St. Peter
St. Peter in Herrnsheim is the Roman Catholic parish church of the place. She is ordained St. Peter and has been the burial of the Dalberg family for centuries, which lived in the neighboring Herrnsheim Castle. The church is today mainly characterized by the Gothic construction phase of the 15th century and by neo -Gothic conversions from the 19th century.
The Küchler monument in honour of the former Lord Mayor of Worms and honorary citizen Wilhelm Küchler stands on Küchlerplatz in the Rhineland-Palatinate city of Worms. It is the first monument erected in Worms in the 20th century that was erected without a military context.
The Hagnerkmal in Worms is reminiscent of the sinking of the Nibelung treasure in the Rhine by Hagen von Tronje. It is considered the most important "testimony of the Nibelung reception" in Worms, which is strengthened in the early 20th century and is a listed building.
The Magnuskirche is a small church in Worms, Germany, to the south of Worms Cathedral. It is the city's smallest church. Archaeological evidence and its dedication suggest it originated in the 8th century - part of that building survives in the nave's north wall.
13. Katholische Kirche St. Laurentius
The St. Laurentius branch church in Worms-Leiselheim is a Roman-Catholic church building consecrated to St. Laurentius of Rome. The hall building characterized by the home protection style was built in 1933/34 and is listed.
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