Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Mönchengladbach, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 8 sights
Distance 1.4 km
Ascend 39 m
Descend 52 m

Explore Mönchengladbach 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 Mönchengladbach

Sight 1: Georg Vollmer

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Georg Vollmer Klaus-Dieter Machynia / CC BY-SA 3.0

The list of Stolpersteine in Mönchengladbach – Stadtbezirk Nord contains all Stolpersteine that were laid as part of the project of the same name by Gunter Demnig in Mönchengladbach in the northern district. They are intended to commemorate victims of National Socialism who lived and worked here.

Wikipedia: Liste der Stolpersteine in Mönchengladbach – Stadtbezirk Nord (DE), Website

274 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 2: Christuskirche

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The Evangelical Christ Church is located in Mönchengladbach (North Rhine-Westphalia) in the district of Gladbach, Kapuzinerstraße 46.

Wikipedia: Christuskirche (Mönchengladbach) (DE), Website

427 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 3: Der Dicke Turm

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Der Dicke Turm Käthe und Bernd Limburg, / CC BY-SA 3.0 de

The thick tower and the city wall of Turmstiege 16 are in Mönchengladbach (North Rhine-Westphalia) in the Gladbach district.

Wikipedia: Turmstiege 16 (Mönchengladbach) (DE), Facebook

29 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 4: Joseph H. Pilates

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Joseph Hubertus Pilates was a German-born physical trainer, writer, and inventor. He is credited with inventing and promoting the Pilates method of physical fitness. He patented a total of 26 apparatus in his lifetime.

Wikipedia: Joseph Pilates (EN)

314 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: Rathaus Abtei

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Gladbach Abbey was a Benedictine abbey founded in 974 by Archbishop Gero of Cologne and the monk Sandrad from Trier. It was named after the Gladbach, a narrow brook that now runs underground. The abbey and its adjoining villages grew into the town of Gladbach, incorporated in the 1360s, the origin of the present city of Mönchengladbach in North Rhine-Westphalia.

Wikipedia: Gladbach Abbey (EN)

168 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: Münsterbasilika St. Vitus

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The Basilica of St. Vitus also called Mönchengladbach Basilica Is a Catholic church in Mönchengladbach in Germany. An old Benedictine monastery, Pope Paul VI elevated it in 1973 to the rank of Minor Basilica.

Wikipedia: Basilica of St. Vitus, Mönchengladbach (EN), Website

104 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 7: Der Hoppediz

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The Hoppeditz, also known as Hoppediz, is a fictional character of the Düsseldorf Carnival.

Wikipedia: Hoppeditz (DE)

130 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 8: Historische Stadtmauer

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Listed remains of the Mönchengladbach Stadtmauer are located in the Geropark at the foot of the Abteiberg in the south of the Gladbach district of Mönchengladbach (North Rhine-Westphalia). The construction took place between 1300 and 1800. The facility was entered in the monument list of the city of Mönchengladbach on August 26, 1999 under No. A 047 on August 26, 1999.

Wikipedia: Stadtmauer Mönchengladbach (DE)


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