Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Mannheim, Germany

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Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 2.6 km
Ascend 47 m
Descend 50 m

Explore Mannheim 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.

Activities in MannheimIndividual Sights in Mannheim

Sight 1: Herschelbad

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Herschelbad Hubert Berberich (HubiB) / CC BY 3.0

The Herschelbad is a public bath in the Mannheim squares, for the construction of which the Jewish Mannheim merchant and city councillor Bernhard Herschel (1837–1905) donated part of his fortune to the city in his will in 1905.

Wikipedia: Herschelbad (DE), Website

678 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 2: Museumsschiff Mannheim

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Museumsschiff Mannheimlindsaybridge from Sydney, Australia / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Mainz is a side-wheel steamer built in 1928/29 for the Dampfschiffahrts-Gesellschaft für den Nieder- und Mittelrhein (DGNM), which was used by the Cologne-Düsseldorfer Deutsche Rheinschiffahrt in scheduled service on the Rhine. It was the thousandth ship completed by the Christof Ruthof shipyard and also the last paddle steamer built for the Cologne-Düsseldorf shipyard. The Mainz survived the Second World War as the only ship of the shipping company to be seaworthy, but was then so badly damaged in an accident on 12 June 1956 that the hull had to be rebuilt. Due to the high need for repairs and refurbishment, the Cologne-Düsseldorfer decommissioned the passenger ship after the 1980 summer season.

Wikipedia: Mainz (Schiff, 1929) (DE)

550 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 3: Liebfrauen-Kirche

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The Church of Liebfrauenkirche is a church in the Jungbusch district of Mannheim. It was built in the beginning of the 20th century by Johannes Schroth in a neo-Gothic style. Today it is one of the three churches of the Pastoral Guard Unit Mannheim-City and symbolises Christian-Islamic dialogue through its neighborhood to the Yavuz Sultan-Selim Mosque. It is also a location of the Youth Church of Samuel.

Wikipedia: Liebfrauenkirche (Mannheim) (DE)

67 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: Yavuz Sultan Selim Moschee

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Yavuz Sultan Selim Moschee Hubert Berberich (HubiB) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Yavuz-Sultan-Selim Mosque is a religious building in Mannheim, Germany, named for Selim I. Until 2008 it was the biggest mosque in Germany, and attracts up to 3,000 Muslims every weekend.

Wikipedia: Yavuz Sultan Selim Mosque (EN), Website

489 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 5: TheaterhausG7

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The Theaterhaus G7, known as TiG7, is a private theatre in Mannheim, Germany.

Wikipedia: TiG7 (DE), Website

784 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 6: Hafenkirche

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Hafenkirche

The Hafenkirche is a Protestant church in the Jungbusch district of Mannheim, Germany. It was built between 1951 and 1953 by the architect Max Schmechel.

Wikipedia: Hafenkirche (Mannheim) (DE), Website

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