Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #2 in Speyer, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 2.1 km
Ascend 26 m
Descend 32 m

Experience Speyer in Germany in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Individual Sights in Speyer

Sight 1: Gedächtniskirche der Protestation

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Gedächtniskirche der Protestation

The Gedächtniskirche der Protestation is a United Protestant church of both Lutheran and Reformed confessions in Speyer, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, that commemorates the Protestation at Speyer in defense of the evangelical faith, specifically Lutheranism. Built between 1893 and 1904, the church was constructed in memory of the protest that took place at the Diet of Speyer by the Protestant rulers of the Holy Roman Empire in 1529. The tower is the tallest bell tower in the whole Palatinate at 100 metres (330 ft).

Wikipedia: Gedächtniskirche, Speyer (EN), Facebook, Website, Youtube

252 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 2: St. Joseph Kirche

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St. Joseph's in Speyer is a Catholic church and the center of a whole complex of buildings of the parish of St. Joseph. In the cathedral parish of Pax Christi, which covers the entire city area, it serves as a place for joint parish services, while the cathedral is the seat of the parish. The church, in its extraordinary size and magnificent furnishings, was built in response to the construction of the neighbouring Protestant Memorial Church of the Protestation.

Wikipedia: St. Joseph (Speyer) (DE)

410 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 3: Altpörtel

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The Old Gate is the medieval west city gate of Speyer, and is one of the original 68 towers in the old walls and gates. Today it is one of the largest and most architecturally significant of the remaining city gates in Germany.

Wikipedia: Old Gate (Speyer) (EN)

234 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Villa Körbling

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The upper-middle-class Villa Körbling in Speyer, Bahnhofstraße 15, was built between 1911 and 1912 for the Speyer ophthalmologist Eberhard Körbling and his wife Anna Körbling née Pallmann. The villa has been preserved in its original condition and is registered in the list of cultural monuments in Speyer. In 2014/2015, a restoration was carried out in accordance with the requirements of the monument.

Wikipedia: Villa Körbling (DE)

332 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: Augustinerkloster

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The Augustinian monastery in Speyer was a mendicant monastery founded in the 13th century.

Wikipedia: Augustinerkloster (Speyer) (DE)

881 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 6: Kloster St. Magdalena

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The Convent of St. Magdalena is a convent of the Dominican nuns in Speyer, Germany.

Wikipedia: Kloster St. Magdalena (Speyer) (DE), Website


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