17 Sights in Bolzano - Bozen, Italy (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Bolzano - Bozen, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 17 sights are available in Bolzano - Bozen, Italy.

Sightseeing Tours in Bolzano - Bozen

1. Ehemalige Kirche St. Oswald - Ex chiesa S. Osvaldo

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Ehemalige Kirche St. Oswald - Ex chiesa S. Osvaldo

St. Oswald was a church on the Oswaldweg in Bolzano, dedicated to St. Oswald of Northumbria. The late Romanesque east tower church was first mentioned in 1288, reconsecrated after damage caused by landslides in 1323 and 1405 and was named "sant Oswalt pey Poczen" in 1412. The feast was celebrated on the anniversary of the death of St. Oswald on 5 August. During the bombing of Bolzano during the Second World War, the church was destroyed by an American bomb on 2 December 1943. Only the foundation walls have been preserved. Since 1951 they have been listed as historical monuments.

Wikipedia: St. Oswald (Bozen) (DE)

2. Monumento alla Vittoria - Siegesdenkmal

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The Victory Monument is a monument in Bolzano, northernmost Italy, erected on the personal orders of Benito Mussolini in South Tyrol, which had been annexed from Austria after World War I. The 19 metre wide Victory Gate was designed by architect Marcello Piacentini and substituted the former Austrian Kaiserjäger monument, torn down in 1926–27. Its construction in Fascist style, displaying lictorial pillars, was dedicated to the "Martyrs of World War I".

Wikipedia: Bolzano Victory Monument (EN)

3. Museo Scienze Naturali - Naturmuseum

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The South Tyrol Nature Museum is a natural history museum in Bindergasse in Bolzano. The museum opened in 1997 belongs to the South Tyrolean state museums in a public sector. The museum is housed in the Kaiser Maximilians I's state prince's office in the old town of Bozen. As the only state museum for natural history, it is the central documentation and collection point for natural history objects in South Tyrol.

Wikipedia: Naturmuseum Südtirol (DE), Website

4. Santa Maddalena - St. Magdalena

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Santa Maddalena - St. Magdalena

St. Magdalena in Prazöll is a Roman Catholic church in St. Magdalena, a village formerly part of the county of Twelve times, and is now part of the state capital of Bolzano. The village church, situated in a picturesque setting between vineyards, belongs to the parish of Rentsch and has valuable frescoes from the 14th century inside. It has been under monument protection since 1977.

Wikipedia: St. Magdalena in Prazöll (DE)

5. Municipal Museum

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The Bolzano Municipal Museum in Bolzano is a museum of provincial importance. It is the oldest museum in present-day South Tyrol and is managed by the Culture Department of the municipal administration. Since 2003 it has been partially closed for a long restoration work that also includes its expansion; Only the mezzanine floor periodically hosts exhibitions.

Wikipedia: Museo civico (Bolzano) (IT), Website

6. Museo Mercantile - Merkantilmuseum

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Museo Mercantile - Merkantilmuseum

The Merkantilmuseum houses Bozen's economic history with collections of documents, paintings and furnishings from the 17th and 18th centuries. It is located in the mercantil building, the former seat of the mercantil magistrate built in 1635. After its dissolution, the building was seated by the Bozen Chamber of Commerce from 1851 to 1979.

Wikipedia: Merkantilmuseum (DE), Website

7. Our Lady of the Assumption

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The cathedral Maria Himmelfahrt is the parish church of the South Tyrolean capital Bolzano and cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bozen-Brixen. While the Bishop has resided in Bozen since 1964, the cathedra and the cathedral chapter remain in Brixen. Maria Himmelfahrt is therefore with Brixen Cathedral co-cathedral of the diocese.

Wikipedia: Maria Himmelfahrt (Bolzano) (EN)

8. Castel Roncolo - Schloss Runkelstein

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Castel Roncolo - Schloss Runkelstein

Runkelstein Castle is a medieval fortification on a rocky spur in the territory of Ritten, near the city of Bolzano in South Tyrol, Italy. In 1237 Alderich Prince-Bishop of Trent gave the brothers Friedrich and Beral Lords of Wangen permission to construct a castle on the rock then called Runchenstayn.

Wikipedia: Runkelstein Castle (EN), Website

9. Burg Greifenstein - Castel Greifenstein

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Castel Greifenstein, also known as Castel del Porco, is a fortified complex reduced to ruins that stands on a rocky spur with overhanging walls above Terlano, a neighboring municipality of Bolzano. Castel Neuhaus, the other castle in the area, is part of the municipality of San Genesio.

Wikipedia: Castel Greifenstein (IT)

10. Statua di Walther von der Vogelweide - Walther-von-der-Vogelweide-Denkmal

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The Walther monument in Bolzano was created in 1889 by Heinrich Natter and is dedicated to Walther von der Vogelweide. It is located on the central Walther-von-der-Vogelweide-Platz. The statue of Walther, executed in Lasa marble, stands on a fountain that serves as a pedestal.

Wikipedia: Walther-Denkmal (Bozen) (DE)

11. Vecchia Chiesa parrocchiale di Gries - Alte Grieser Pfarrkirche

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The Old Parish Church of Gries was until 1788 the parish church of the formerly independent municipality of Gries, which today forms part of the Gries-San Quirino district of Bolzano, South Tyrol (Italy). The Late Gothic church contains several precious works of art.

Wikipedia: Old Parish Church of Gries (EN)

12. Evangelisch-Lutherische Kirche

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The Evangelical Christ Church in Bozen-Gries is the Church of the Evangelical Lutheran community Bolzano. This has about 500 registered members and extends from the burner to Lake Garda; The neighboring parish of Merano comprises the western part of this area.

Wikipedia: Evangelische Christuskirche (Bozen) (DE), Website

13. Torre Druso - Gscheibter Turm

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Torre Druso - Gscheibter Turm Mauro Mazzio / CC BY-SA 3.0

Treuenstein Castle is a medieval fortification on the outskirts of Bolzano in South Tyrol, northern Italy. Located in the borough of Gries, it was built between 1276 and 1278 by Meinhard, Count of Tyrol for his trusted vassal Friedrich, a burgher from Bolzano.

Wikipedia: Treuenstein Castle (EN)

14. St. Johann im Dorf - San Giovanni in Villa

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St. Johann im Dorf is a Roman Catholic church in St. Johann, a district of Bolzano, South Tyrolean capital. It is located in the former county of Zwölfmalgreien north of the Old Town in the St. Johann-Gasse. Since 1977 it has been protected by monument.

Wikipedia: St. Johann im Dorf (DE)

15. Tesoro del Duomo di Bolzano - Domschatzkammer Bozen

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The Bozen cathedral treasure chamber in the old provost of the Cathedral of Maria Himmelfahrt in Bolzano on the parish square is a sacral art museum founded in 2007 and is one of the most extensive baroque church inventories in the Tyrolean area.

Wikipedia: Domschatzkammer Bozen (DE)

16. Chiesa Sacro Cuore - Herz-Jesu-Kirche

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The Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is a Roman Catholic church in Bolzano, South Tyrol. It is located at Rauschertorgasse 6 in the district of Zentrum-Bolzner Boden-Rentsch and is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

Wikipedia: Herz-Jesu-Kirche (Bozen) (DE)

17. Castel Sant'Antonio - Schloss Klebenstein

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Castel Sant'Antonio or also Castel Klebenstein is a castle located in Bolzano, at the entrance of the Val Sarentino, at the S. Antonio Bridge (St.-Antons-Brücke), on the Talvera stream, and not far from Castel Roncolo.

Wikipedia: Castel Sant'Antonio (IT)


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