Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Bernau bei Berlin, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 11 sights
Distance 1.7 km
Ascend 14 m
Descend 18 m

Explore Bernau bei Berlin 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 Bernau bei Berlin

Sight 1: Kantorhaus

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The Kantorhaus is the oldest preserved half -timbered house in Bernau near Berlin, Barnim. The building under monument protection was built in 1583 in Tuchmachergasse, today's Tuchmacherstrasse, by the Bernau citizens Pieper, Henzen and Kogge. On the builders, one of the entire length of the house indicates the inscription that is the following, which reads: “Anno Domini 1582 are these booths of the churches for the best requested by R. Johann Pipern and Anno 1583 by Ime and Matthias Henzen and Lorentz Koggen as Box men got built to honor. Amen."

Wikipedia: Kantorhaus Bernau (DE)

288 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 2: Denkmal für Gefallene der Roten Armee (1947)

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The Cemetery of Honour for the Fallen of the Red Army in Bernau near Berlin (Brandenburg) was built in 1947 in the ramparts in front of the northern city wall opposite the war memorial. The system was designed in the art workshops of Professor Lauermann.

Wikipedia: Ehrenfriedhof für Gefallene der Roten Armee (Bernau bei Berlin) (DE), Heritage Website

76 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 3: Kriegerdenkmal Viktoria (1890)

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The war memorial of the city of Bernau near Berlin was erected in 1890. It depicts a statue of Victoria, the goddess of victory, standing on a column. It was built according to plans by the sculptor Friedrich Thiele in the Wilhelmine style and was inaugurated on 19 October 1890 at the northern culvert of the historic city wall. Originally, the monument commemorated the fallen soldiers of the city from the German-Danish War of 1864, the Austro-Prussian War of 1866 and the German-French War of 1870/71. Later, the commemoration of the Battle of Leipzig was also included in the memorial.

Wikipedia: Kriegerdenkmal (Bernau bei Berlin) (DE), Heritage Website

20 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 4: Deserteursdenkmal (1998)

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The Deserter Monument in Bernau near Berlin is a bronze relief by Biesenthal sculptor Friedrich Schötschel. It was installed on 15 May 1998, the “Conscientious Objector Day”, on the northern passage of the historic city wall of the village.

Wikipedia: Deserteurdenkmal (Bernau bei Berlin) (DE)

52 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 5: Henkerhaus

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The Henkerhaus is a listed residential building in the centre of Bernau near Berlin (Brandenburg). It was built in the first half of the 18th century as a half-timbered house in frame construction. During the reconstruction of the building in the 19th century, it received its plaster façade, which still exists today.

Wikipedia: Henkerhaus (Bernau bei Berlin) (DE)

133 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: Lateinschule

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The Latin School is a listed building from the 16th century in Bernau near Berlin.

Wikipedia: Lateinschule (Bernau bei Berlin) (DE), Heritage Website

18 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 7: St. Marien

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The Church of St. Mary is the Protestant parish church of Bernau near Berlin in Brandenburg, Germany. The late Gothic church building is the dominant building in the historic old town of Bernau and has a remarkably rich historical interior.

Wikipedia: St. Marien (Bernau bei Berlin) (DE), Website, Heritage Website

454 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 8: Mann mit Ziege

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Mann mit Ziege 44 penguins (Angela M. Arnold) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Goethepark is a green area in Bernau near Berlin. He is named after the German poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

Wikipedia: Goethepark (Bernau bei Berlin) (DE)

245 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 9: Steintor (Heimatmuseum Bernau)

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The Steintor is the only surviving of the former three city gates in Bernau near Berlin.

Wikipedia: Steintor (Bernau) (DE)

235 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 10: Herz-Jesu-Kirche

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The Sacred Heart Church is a Roman Catholic parish church in the city of Bernau bei Berlin (Brandenburg) in the Archdiocese of Berlin. It was built in 1907/1908 according to plans by the architect Paul Ueberholz as a single-nave hall church near the railway station.

Wikipedia: Herz-Jesu-Kirche (Bernau) (DE), Website, Heritage Website

221 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 11: Denkmal für die Opfer des Faschismus

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The Monument to the Victims of Fascism in Bernau near Berlin commemorates the liberation of the city from the National Socialists on 20/21 April 1945 and the victims of fascism.

Wikipedia: Denkmal für die Opfer des Faschismus (Bernau bei Berlin) (DE)


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