These spectacular city walls, which date back to the 14th century, enclose the old town of Nördlingen and are architectural marvels. Stadtmauer Nördlingen has endured the test of time and is a popular tourist attraction which beckons scores of tourists to stroll along its impressive expanse or to simply bask in the charming antiquity of the structures.
With origins dating back to the 12th Century, this stunning castle complex is steeped in history. Exemplifying medieval architectural designs, Burg Harburg is the defining landmark of the picturesque town it overlooks from its hilltop perch. Visitors can embark on tours of the castle complex and gain a deeper insight into its history. Offering a glimpse into the past, Burg Harburg paints a vivid picture of events that transpired here while beguiling visitors with its intricately adorned interior and mesmerizing exterior.
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This former monastic church is now an important parish church as well as one of the most important pilgrimage sites in the country. This Gothic beauty with its gabled roof, stunning towers, and breathtaking interiors is worth exploring. The vaulted ceilings, the ornate altar, and religious frescoes further adds to the beauty of the place, making it a haven for architecture enthusiasts.
A perfect example of late Renaissance architecture, the Schloss Höchstädt is one of the most significant historic buildings in the town. Built in the 16th Century, the castle was the residence of Frau Anna von Jülich-Kleve-Berg, the widow of Philipp Ludwigs. The castle rooms have stuccoes and murals from the 17th Century. The castle served as a prison cell and court as well. Today, the castle is open to public and hosts a slew of local events. Private parties, weddings, exhibitions, concerts, and cultural events are often held here.
Built in 1672, Brenz Castle is an iconic Renaissance castle located in Sontheim, Baden-Württemberg. The castle is home to a small Community Heritage Museum founded in 1906 and displays collections of notable fossils, earthenware, stoneware, pewter tableware, cast iron stove-tops along with costumes from lower Brenz River Valley and rural tools. The castle also hosts several concerts year round.
This medieval town is nestled on a gigantic meteor crater forming a distinct bowl shape. Many structures of Nordlingen have meteorite parts included in their construction. Climb on the church steeple called Daniel to view the crater edges or take an air route to get an aerial sight of the beautiful town. Some of the major attractions are Saint Georg's Church, Ries Crater Museum, the town hall and the Stadtmauermuseum. A visit to Nordlingen will definitely be a memorable experience.
Bavarian Railway Museum is located in Nördlingen rail station's historic locomotive sheds. The museum contains over 100 original rail wagons stationed here since the year 1985. A turning point in the history of the sheds was the air raids during World War II which caused considerable damage to the structures. Since 1985, Bavarian Railway Museum has been pivotal in equipping and maintaining the shed. Many tracks were required to be installed again as a process of its restoration. A visit to the museum lets visitors explore the fascinating railway history of the region.
The Rubenmarkt is a attractive landmark in the city of Nördlingen. The distinctive area is centered around the theme of promoting the cultural attractions of the city. The area's prominence is further embellished by the prevalence of the very famous Saint Georgskirche and the Knights church. Just drop by the area, if you are ever in Nördlingen.