Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in Limburg an der Lahn, Germany

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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 3.6 km
Ascend 46 m
Descend 60 m

Explore Limburg an der Lahn 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 Limburg an der Lahn

Sight 1: St. Hildegard / Jugendkirche Cross Over

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St. Hildegard is a Catholic church in Limburg an der Lahn, which was built between 1965 and 1967 according to plans by Walter Neuhäusser. The striking shell roof is based on the international architectural trend of "flying roofs" that emerged in the early 1960s. Today it belongs to the Pastoral Area of Limburg.

Wikipedia: St. Hildegard (Limburg an der Lahn) (DE)

1140 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 2: Maria mit den Aposteln im Abendmahlssaal

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The Chapel of St. Mary with the Apostles in the Upper Room on Cathedral Square in the central Hessian city of Limburg an der Lahn is part of the Diocesan Centre of St. Nicholas, which has been the residence and official residence of the Bishop of Limburg since 2013.

Wikipedia: St. Maria (Limburg an der Lahn) (DE)

132 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Hoher Dom zu Limburg

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Limburg Cathedral (German: Limburger Dom, also known as Georgsdom after its dedication to Saint George, is located above the old town of Limburg in Hesse, Germany. It is the cathedral of the Catholic Diocese of Limburg. Its high location on a rock above the river Lahn provides its visibility from far away. It is the result of an Early Gothic modernization of an originally Early Romanesque building and therefore shows a Romanesque-Gothic transitional style.

Wikipedia: Limburg Cathedral (EN)

124 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: Schloss Limburg

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Limburg Castle is a medieval rock castle in Limburg an der Lahn in the district of Limburg-Weilburg in Hesse, Germany.

Wikipedia: Burg Limburg (Hessen) (DE)

1092 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 5: Hochbunker Limburg

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The high bunker ("Winkelturm") on the site of the Werkstadt shopping center in Limburg, it is an air -raid shelter from the Winkel design, named after the designer Leo Winkel. He was built in 1941 to protect the employees of the Reichsbahn-Bobersungenwerk Limburg in front of the Allies air strikes. To improve the shock protection, the bunker was built on a bed of iron shavings.

Wikipedia: Hochbunker Limburg (DE)

1158 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 6: Sternwarte

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The Limburg Observatory is a meeting place for astronomical enthusiasts in the Limburg-Weilburg district.

Wikipedia: Sternwarte Limburg (DE)

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