Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in Mönchengladbach, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 1.2 km
Ascend 34 m
Descend 31 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: Elise Kaufmann

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Elise Kaufmann 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

396 meters / 5 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)


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