Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #3 in Mönchengladbach, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 2.8 km
Ascend 21 m
Descend 54 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: Wasserturm Viersener Straße

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Wasserturm Viersener Straße

The Wasserturm Mönchengladbach, also called Neuer Wasserturm, is one of the landmarks of Mönchengladbach.

Wikipedia: Wasserturm Mönchengladbach (EN)

246 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 2: Alma Besthoff

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Alma Besthoff 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

378 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 3: Sitz 1

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Sitz 1

Wolfgang Hahn is a German draftsman and sculptor. His work examines the links between the drawing and the sculpture.

Wikipedia: Wolfgang Hahn (Künstler) (DE)

390 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 4: Kaiser-Friedrich-Halle

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Kaiser-Friedrich-Halle GitGerl / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Kaiser-Friedrich-Halle in Mönchengladbach, Hohenzollernstraße 15, was built between 1901 and 1903 in Art Nouveau style. The architects were Friedrich Wilhelm Wertz and Paul Huber from Wiesbaden. At that time, private donors raised 300,000 marks, about half of the construction cost. The hall was named after Emperor Frederick III (1831–1888), who was emperor for only 99 days.

Wikipedia: Kaiser-Friedrich-Halle (DE), Website

517 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 5: Schwebende Pyramide

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Günther Zins is a German sculptor and photographer. Interest became known for its geometric steel sculptures.

Wikipedia: Günther Zins (DE), Website

1258 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 6: Tho Pennigshof

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The restaurant Eickener Straße 163 is located in the Eicken district in Mönchengladbach (North Rhine-Westphalia).

Wikipedia: Eickener Straße 163 (Mönchengladbach) (DE)


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