Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Bad Homburg v. d. Höhe, Germany


Churches & Art
Water & Wind
Heritage & Space
Paid Tours & Activities

Tour Facts

Number of sights 15 sights
Distance 6.4 km
Ascend 104 m
Descend 102 m

Explore Bad Homburg v. d. Höhe in Germany 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 Bad Homburg v. d. Höhe

Sight 1: Central Garage

Show sight on map

The Central Garage is a car museum in Hesse, Germany.

Wikipedia: Central Garage (DE), Website

1688 meters / 20 minutes

Sight 2: Schlosspark

Show sight on map

The Schlosspark Bad Homburg is a park located below Bad Homburg Castle in the city centre of Bad Homburg, Germany. The 13-hectare castle park is the part of what was originally a much larger garden landscape, the Landgrave's Gardens.

Wikipedia: Schlosspark Bad Homburg (DE)

364 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 3: Erlöserkirche

Show sight on map

The Church of the Redeemer of Bad Homburg belongs to the Protestant Church in Germany. Finished in 1908, the building is outwardly of a heavy, Romanesque Revival appearance, while its interior is in a neo-Byzantine style, with rich marble wall decorations and gold mosaics covering the domed ceiling, leading to the church sometimes being called 'Bad Homburg's Hagia Sophia'.

Wikipedia: Church of the Redeemer, Bad Homburg (EN), Website

81 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: Museum Sinclair Haus

Show sight on map

The Sinclair House Museum in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe in Hesse is an interdisciplinary exhibition venue for art and nature and an institution of the Stiftung Kunst und Natur gGmbH.

Wikipedia: Sinclair-Haus (DE), Website

93 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 5: Galerie

Show sight on map

The listed building at Dorotheenstraße 5 in Dorotheenstraße in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe was built as a French Reformed church and is now an exhibition hall.

Wikipedia: Dorotheenstraße 5 (Bad Homburg) (DE)

171 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: Sankt-Marien-Kirche

Show sight on map

St. Mary's Church is the principal Roman Catholic parish church in Bad Homburg, Hesse, Germany. It lies within Hochtaunus church district, and like many other houses on Dorotheenstrasse, it is under monument protection.

Wikipedia: St. Mary's Church, Bad Homburg (EN), Website

216 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 7: Kriegerdenkmal 1870/71

Show sight on map

The war memorial of the city of Bad Homburg commemorates the five Homburg soldiers who died in the German-French War of 1870/1871. It was designed by the master builder Christian Holler and executed by the sculptor Jacob Mey. The ceremonial unveiling took place on May 10, 1875. The local warriors' association, which had been founded on the occasion of the city's first Sedan celebration, acted as the benefactor.

Wikipedia: Kriegerdenkmal (Bad Homburg) (DE)

480 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 8: Laternenfestbrunnen

Show sight on map

The Lantern Festival is the largest and most traditional folk festival in the Taunus and has been celebrated in Bad Homburg since 1935.

Wikipedia: Laternenfest Bad Homburg (DE)

758 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 9: Hölderlin

Show sight on map
HölderlinDontworry / adjusting and colour correction by Eva K. / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Hölderlindenkmal in Bad Homburg in front of the height is reminiscent of the poet Friedrich Hölderlin, who lived in Homburg from 1798 to 1800 and from 1804 to 1806.

Wikipedia: Hölderlindenkmal (Bad Homburg) (DE)

103 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 10: Bircher-Benner

Show sight on map

The portrait of Dr. Bircher-Benner is a listed bronze bust of the Swiss physician and nutritionist Maximilian Oskar Bircher-Benner, who is considered a pioneer of whole foods.

Wikipedia: Bildnis Dr. Bircher-Benner (DE)

344 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 11: Spielbank Bad Homburg

Show sight on map
Spielbank Bad Homburg

The Casino Bad Homburg is located in the spa gardens of the town of the same name, near the Kaiser-Wilhelms-Bad. For promotional purposes, she refers to herself as the mother of Monte Carlo.

Wikipedia: Spielbank Bad Homburg (DE)

667 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 12: Denkmal Landgräfin Elizabeth

Show sight on map
Denkmal Landgräfin Elizabeth

The Landgravine Elizabeth Monument is a portrait bust and cultural monument in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe in Hesse, Germany.

Wikipedia: Denkmal Landgräfin Elizabeth (DE)

238 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 13: Russian orthodox all Saints Church

Show sight on map

The Russian Chapel is the Russian Orthodox All Saints' Church in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe. The church was designed by the St. Petersburg architect Leonti Benois (1856–1928), the grandfather of Peter Ustinov, on the initiative of the Russian State Councillor Alexei J. Provorov, and was built between 1896 and 1899 under the direction of Louis Jacobi (1836–1910) on the Kaiser-Friedrich-Promenade in the southern part of the Bad Homburg Kurpark. Previously, there was a graduation tower on this site of the spa gardens, which is now located in Bad Nauheim.

Wikipedia: Russische Kapelle (Bad Homburg) (DE)

424 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 14: Landgrafendenkmal

Show sight on map

The Eighties Monument is a monument in the spa gardens of Bad Homburg and is a listed cultural monument.

Wikipedia: Achtziger-Denkmal (DE)

786 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 15: Ellerhöhturm

Show sight on map

Gonzenheim is a district of the town of Bad Homburg vor der Höhe in the Hochtaunuskreis in Hesse, Germany. The district lies within the boundaries of Bad Homburg.

Wikipedia: Ellerhöhturm (DE)


Spread the word! Share this page with your friends and family.

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.

GPX-Download For navigation apps and GPS devices you can download the tour as a GPX file.