16 Sights in Bolzano - Bozen, Italy (with Map and Images)
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1. Ehemalige Kirche St. Oswald - Ex chiesa S. Osvaldo
St. Oswald was a church on the Oswaldweg in Bolzano, which St. Oswald was ordained from Northumbria. The late Romanesque Eastern Tower Church is mentioned for the first time in 1288, re -consecrated after damage caused by mountain storts in 1323 and 1405 and referred to as "Sant Oswalt Pey Poczen" in 1412. The Kirchweihfest was on the death of St. Oswald celebrated on August 5th. During the bombing of Bozen in World War II, the church was destroyed on December 2, 1943 by an American aviation bomb. Only the foundations are preserved. These have been a listed building since 1951.
2. Monumento alla Vittoria - Siegesdenkmal
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".
3. Museo Scienze Naturali - Naturmuseum
The Museum of Nature South Tyrol is a natural history museum in the Bindergasse in Bolzano. Opened in 1997, the museum is one of the South Tyrolean provincial museums in public hands. The museum is housed in the sovereign Amtshaus of Emperor Maximilian I in the old town of Bolzano. As the only provincial museum for natural history, it is the central documentation and collection point for natural history objects in South Tyrol.
4. Municipal Museum
The Municipal Museum of Bolzano in Bolzano is a museum of provincial importance. It is the oldest museum in present-day South Tyrol and is directed 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.
5. Museo Mercantile - Merkantilmuseum
The Mercantile Museum houses the economic history of Bolzano with collections of documents, paintings and furnishings from the 17th and 18th centuries. It is located in the Mercantile Building, the former seat of the Mercantile Magistrate, built in 1635. After its dissolution, the building was the seat of the Bolzano Chamber of Commerce from 1851 to 1979.
6. Our Lady of the Assumption
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.
7. 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.
8. Burg Greifenstein - Castel Greifenstein
Castel Greifenstein, also known as Castel del Porco, is a fortified complex reduced to ruins that stands on a rocky outcrop with sheer walls above Terlano, a neighboring municipality of Bolzano. Neuhaus Castle, the other castle in the area, falls within the municipality of San Genesio.
9. St. Magdalena - Santa Maddalena
St. Magdalena, formerly also called Prazöll, is a wine village in South Tyrol (Italy), formerly belonging to the rural community of twelve -painting and now located in the municipality of Bolzano. It is particularly known for the St. Magdalener, a wine from the verbal grape.
10. Vecchia Chiesa parrocchiale di Gries - Alte Grieser Pfarrkirche
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.
11. Torre Druso - Gscheibter Turm
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.
12. Statua di Walther von der Vogelweide - Walther-von-der-Vogelweide-Denkmal
The Walther monument in Bolzano was created by Heinrich Natter in 1889 and is dedicated to Walther von der Birdweide. It is located on the central Walther-von-der-Vogelweide-Platz. Walther's statue of Laaser Marble stands on a fountain that serves as a base.
13. Tesoro del Duomo di Bolzano - Domschatzkammer Bozen
The Bolzano Cathedral Vault, located at the Old Provost of the Bolzano Cathedral of the Ascension of Our Lady in Pfarrplatz, is a museum of sacred art, built in 2007 and one of the most extensive Baroque church collections in the Tyrol region.
14. Chiesa Sacro Cuore - Herz-Jesu-Kirche
The Herz-Jesu-Kirche (Church of the Sacred Heart) is a Roman Catholic church in Bolzano, South Tyrol, Italy. It is located at Rauschertorgasse 6 in the district of Zentrum-Bozner Boden-Rentsch and is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
15. St. Johann im Dorf - San Giovanni in Villa
The church of San Giovanni in Villa in Bolzano is a small church in late Romanesque style with Gothic elements, consecrated in the twelfth century, but with its current architecture and frescoes dating back to the fourteenth century.
16. Castel Sant'Antonio - Schloss Klebenstein
San Antonio Castle or Claibenstein Castle is a castle in Bolzano, at the entrance of the Salentino Valley, near the San Antonio Bridge (San Antonio-Bruck), on the Tarvila River, not far from the Castle of Longolo.
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