Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in Krems an der Donau, Austria


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 13 sights
Distance 6.0 km
Ascend 72 m
Descend 87 m

Explore Krems an der Donau in Austria with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Krems an der Donau

Sight 1: Frauenbergkirche

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FrauenbergkircheCha già José from Vienna, Austria / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Frauenberg Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in Stein an der Donau, a district of Krems an der Donau, is a former church and since the mid-1960s a memorial to the fallen of both world wars. It was built in the 14th century on a rock terrace above the parish church of St. Nicholas and is connected to it by the steep Frauenbergstiege. The tower, popularly known as Alter Michl, characterises the townscape of Stein.

Wikipedia: Frauenbergkirche (Stein) (DE)

116 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 2: Pfarrkirche hl. Nikolaus

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The parish church of Stein an der Donau stands in Stein an der Donau at an expansion of the Steiner Landstrasse at the rising to the Frauenbergkirche in the municipality of Krems on the Danube in Lower Austria. The Roman Catholic parish church St. Nikolaus belongs to the Krems deanery in the diocese of St. Pölten. The church is under monument protection.

Wikipedia: Pfarrkirche Stein an der Donau (DE)

312 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 3: Klangraum Krems Minoritenkirche

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The Minorite Church in Stein an der Donau, a district of the Lower Austrian city of Krems, is a profaned monastery church of the Minorites and is used, among others, by "Klangraum Krems".

Wikipedia: Minoritenkirche (Stein an der Donau) (DE), Website

297 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 4: Landesgalerie Niederösterreich

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Landesgalerie Niederösterreich Kunstmeile Krems / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Lower Austria State Gallery is an art institution of the state of Lower Austria in Krems-Stein. It is located in the art mile of Krems, in the immediate vicinity of the Kunsthalle Krems, the caricature museum Krems, the Forum Frohner and the Steiner Minorite Church.

Wikipedia: Landesgalerie Niederösterreich (DE), Website

176 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Karikaturmuseum

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The caricature museum Krems is the only Austrian Museum of Satirical Art and is primarily devoted to political caricature, the humorous drawing to comic and illustration. It is located in Krems -Stein (Lower Austria) - in the middle of the Krems art mile - in the immediate vicinity of the Kunsthalle Krems and the Lower Austria State Gallery.

Wikipedia: Karikaturmuseum Krems (DE), Website

229 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 6: Kunsthalle Krems

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The Kunsthalle Krems-Stein in Stein an der Donau is an international exhibition venue in Lower Austria, which was built from 1992 to 1995 according to the plans of the architect Adolf Krischanitz in the former tobacco factory of the Tabakregie in the district of Stein. From June 2016 to July 2017, the Kunsthalle was temporarily closed, as it was completely renovated at a cost of 3.5 million euros and reopened on 1 July 2017. Among other things, the Minorite Church served as alternative accommodation.

Wikipedia: Kunsthalle Krems (DE), Website

117 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 7: Alte Klosterkirche der Justizanstalt Stein

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The old monastery church of the Stein Justice Institute was the church of the monastery of the speeches in Stein on the Danube. It was built in the course of the monastery building from 1839 to 1843.

Wikipedia: Alte Klosterkirche der Justizanstalt Stein (DE)

723 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 8: Evangelische Pfarrkirche

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The Church of the Savior is a Protestant church building in Krems an der Donau, Germany. Built in 1912 and consecrated in 1913, it is an early work of the architect Otto Bartning.

Wikipedia: Heilandskirche (Krems) (DE)

905 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 9: Pfarrkirche St. Veit

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The parish church of St. Veit in the city of Krems an der Donau is a Roman Catholic church. It is also called the "Cathedral of the Wachau".

Wikipedia: Pfarrkirche St. Veit (Krems) (DE)

164 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 10: Gozzoburg

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The Gozzoburg is a town castle in Krems an der Donau in Lower Austria, Austria.

Wikipedia: Gozzoburg (DE)

195 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 11: BG/BRG Piaristengasse Krems

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The Federal Gymnasium and Bundesrealgymnasium Krems, the former Piaristgymnasium Krems, is a traditional general school in Krems on the Danube, which specializes in humanistic, scientific, scientific and linguistic training. The historic building wing is under monument protection.

Wikipedia: Bundesgymnasium und Bundesrealgymnasium Krems (DE), Website

1469 meters / 18 minutes

Sight 12: Pfarrkirche St. Paul

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Pfarrkirche St. Paul Jürgen Übl / CC BY 2.0 at

The parish church of St. Paul is the Roman Catholic Church in the Mitterau district in Krems on the Danube.

Wikipedia: St. Paul (Krems an der Donau) (DE), Website

1341 meters / 16 minutes

Sight 13: Jüdischer Friedhof Krems

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Jüdischer Friedhof Krems

The Jewish cemetery Krems in Krems on the Danube became the main burial site of the Israelite cultural community of Krems in 1880/81. The cemetery is under monument protection (list entry).

Wikipedia: Jüdischer Friedhof Krems (DE)


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