Architecture and Nature

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Sights (31)

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    Wertheim

    Fortress Wertheim

    The Staufer emperors originally built the fortress in the 12thcentury. It became the seat of the Earl of Wertheim and today, it is one of the largest and most beautiful fortress ruins in all of ...
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    Kitzingen

    German Carnival Museum

    The German Carnival Museum houses the most significant collection in the world of items chronicling European traditions of carnival, Shrovetide, and Mardi Gras. The building complex is also used ...
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    Bad Mergentheim

    Teutonic Knight Museum

    On 3000m² of exhibit space, objects, art pieces and models represent the history of the Teutonic Knights from 1190 to today. Also chronicled is the development of the city of Mergentheim from ...
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    Würzburg

    Cathedral Saint Kilian and Schönborn Chapel

    The cathedral is a masterpiece of German architecture during the time of the Salian dynasty. It is the fourth largest, Romanic-era cathedral in Germany. The attached Schönborn Chapel is a ...
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    Würzburg

    Fortress Marienberg

    As early as 1000 BC, a Celtic refuge was located at this location. Construction of the current fortress was started in 1201 AD. The fortress served as the residence of the Würzburg prince bishops ...
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    Creglingen

    Thimble Museum

    Historically, thimbles have had a dual purpose: For one, they were tools used for sewing by hand, but they were also adornment items for the ladies of nobility who loved to embroider. In the past, ...
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    Würzburg

    The Fürstenbau Museum

    The east wing of the Fortress Marienberg is home to the former living quarters of the prince bishops of Würzburg and is now part of the Fürstenbaumuseum. On display is the treasure vault of the ...
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    Wertheim

    Glass Museum Wertheim

    The former “Kallenbach’sche Haus (1577) and an adjacent half-timbered house are the home of the only glass museum in the state of Baden-Württemberg. Exhibit objects include luxury glass works ...
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    Creglingen

    Herrgottskirche Church with an Altar by Riemenschneider

    The church is home to an important wood carved altar by Tilman Riemenschneider that has the ascension of Mary at its center. There are three other beautiful altars in the same church as well. The ...
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    Veitshöchheim

    Jewish Culture Museum and Synagogue Veitshöchheim

    At the core of the museum complex is the synagogue with prayer hall, precentor quarters, and bathhouse. The synagogue was originally built in 1730 and is now newly renovated and in liturgical use ...
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