9 Sights in Worms, Germany (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Worms, 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 9 sights are available in Worms, Germany.

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1. Lutherdenkmal

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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 consists of 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, recalling Luther's hymn "Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott". It is one of the largest Luther Monuments, and shaped views of the reformer. Copies of the central Luther statue are located in Europe and the United States, including the Luther Monument in Washington, D. C. (1884).

Wikipedia: Luther Monument (Worms) (EN)

2. Synagoge

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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(along with other medieval Jewish cultural sites in Speyer and Mainz).

Wikipedia: Worms Synagogue (EN)

3. Raschi-Haus

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Raschi-Haus Stadtarchiv Worms Foto: B. Bertram / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Rashi House is a historic building of the Jewish quarter of the city of Worms. It is located in the south of the synagogue district and has always been an important part of Jewish Worms. In its approximately 800-year history, it has been used in various ways: as a Talmud school, hospital, dance and wedding house, rabbi's apartment and retirement home. Today it houses the Worms City Archive and a Jewish museum.

Wikipedia: Raschi-Haus (DE)

4. Wasserturm ehem. Schlachthof Worms

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The site of the former slaughterhouse in Worms City forms a monument area. The slaughterhouse was designed by city architect Georg Metzler. It was completed on August 14th, 1912. It is built south of the Rhine River Bridge and covers an area of 25,000 square meters. In the 1950s and 1960s, Art Nouveau buildings added shacks and ancillary buildings on the east side of the Rhine, which were later demolished.

Wikipedia: Städtischer Schlachthof Worms (DE)

5. Das Wormser

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The Städtisches Spiel- und Festhaus was a theatre and event building in Worms, Germany. It was inaugurated in 1889. The theatre hall was destroyed in the Second World War and rebuilt in 1966 in modern forms. The outbuildings with a catering wing were demolished in the 2000s for the new construction of the cultural and conference centre Das Wormser, and the listed theatre hall was integrated into it.

Wikipedia: Städtisches Spiel- und Festhaus (Worms) (DE)

6. Nibelungenmuseum

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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.

Wikipedia: Nibelungen Museum Worms (EN)

7. Küchler-Denkmal

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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 to be erected without a military context.

Wikipedia: Küchler-Denkmal (DE)

8. Magnuskirche

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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.

Wikipedia: Magnuskirche, Worms (EN)

9. Hagendenkmal

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The Hagen monument in Worms commemorates the sinking of the Nibelungen treasure in the Rhine by Hagen von Tronje. It is regarded as the most important "testimony to the reception of the Nibelungen in the early 20th century" in Worms and is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Hagendenkmal (DE)

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