Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Recklinghausen, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 0.8 km
Ascend 4 m
Descend 12 m

Explore Recklinghausen 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.

Sight 1: Synagoge Recklinghausen

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The Jewish Community of Recklinghausen is a Jewish community in the Ruhr area. It is a member of the State Association of Jewish Communities of Westphalia-Lippe.

Wikipedia: Jüdische Gemeinde Recklinghausen (DE)

263 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 2: Steintor

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The Wallring is a boulevard in Recklinghausen (North Rhine-Westphalia) that encloses the historic old town of the city in an almost circular manner and still follows the course of the former medieval city fortifications.

Wikipedia: Wallring (Recklinghausen) (DE), Website

176 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Gastkirche

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The Gastkirche is a listed church building in Recklinghausen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It was part of an inn for the poor, as there were many in Europe. In the Holy Roman Empire, there are more than 350 hospitals dedicated to the Holy Spirit in various cities.

Wikipedia: Gastkirche Recklinghausen (DE)

214 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Ikonenmuseum

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The icon museum in Recklinghausen was founded in 1956 and is the most important of its kind in Western Europe. The collection is the most extensive outside of the Orthodox world.

Wikipedia: Ikonen-Museum Recklinghausen (DE), Website

115 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 5: St. Peter

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St. Peter's Church is the main Roman Catholic church in Recklinghausen. It is located in the centre not far from the historic market square. Since 1931, St. Peter's has been a provost's church.

Wikipedia: St. Peter (Recklinghausen) (DE)


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