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Culture of Langenfeld. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

In the city and its surroundings, there are many interesting historic sites. While walking through the city streets, you can admire many beautiful old buildings. In the very heart of the city is a sumptuous late 16th-century building, which is presently occupied by prestigious Hotel Zum Hirschen. The city has remained completely untouched during the Second World War, so much of its historical architecture is now perfectly preserved. The luxury hotel has managed to save most of its decoration elements dating back over three hundred years. Today, it is more like a rich historical museum, the hotel houses collections of antique furniture and works of art.
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One of the main local jewels is the old church Lvr-Klinik Langenfeld. It is striking with its artful decoration, the church has been operating continuously since its foundation. It demonstrates beautiful bright stained glass windows on biblical motifs, you can admire some old decor elements, as well as see valuable icons and other religious artifacts. It'd be more interesting to visit the church on a sunny day when its stained glass windows look especially impressive.
One of the oldest in Langenfeld is the Kirchengemeinde St. Josef und Martin built over a hundred years ago. Red brick was used as the primary building material for the construction of the church. Since its foundation, the cathedral has not undergone any major reconstruction. Ancient brick walls make it one of the most recognizable city attractions. The cathedral is located on one of the lively central streets, contrasting with nearby modern buildings in an amazing way. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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In the immediate vicinity of the city, in Dormagen, there is an interesting historical museum called KreisMuseum Zons. It occupies another remarkable historic building with a century of history. Today, the two-story building houses a rich collection of historical exhibits including valuable documents and unique works of art. In the museum, you can see old handmade furniture and household items that were used by local residents in the 19th century. It'd be especially interesting to visit this museum in the summer, as it is surrounded by a picturesque landscaped garden.
Fragments of medieval fortifications which were actively built on the banks of the Rhine during the Middle Ages have been preserved in the vicinity of the city. A unique historical monument is the old gate Schelmenturm located five kilometers away from the city. Now the ancient gate is surrounded by more modern buildings but locals did not destroy it anyway. The beautiful arch built of dark stone is decorated with the region's national coat of arms. The gate is also available to the public so everyone can climb a small observation platform located in its upper part.
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In Hilden, you will find another significant religious monument - the old church Reformationskirche Hilden. Since its construction, it is one of the tallest buildings in the small town, its spire is visible from literally any street. The church features a special architectural style, a high vaulted ceiling, and walls painted in white inside. Thanks to large windows, the main hall of the church is flooded with natural light in the daytime. Within its walls are valuable religious artifacts, as well as beautiful old furniture that has been decorating the church since its foundation.
Nearby is another picturesque Church of St. Jacobus, which is now located on the territory of a beautiful garden. The historic building built of brick is surrounded by ancient trees. This church is remarkable for its elaborate stained glass windows occupying a large part of the facade area. Such windows make the brick church look refined, it is one of the oldest churches in the region.
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Fans of excursions to historical places are frequent visitors to the neighboring city of Solingen where the beautiful historic fortress Schloss Burg is located. It is the region's largest medieval fortress, the castle’s history dates back to the 12th century. By the beginning of the 20th century, the castle lay in ruins almost entirely, but over the years it was possible to restore it almost completely. Archaeological research has been constantly conducted on its territory for more than 15 years, and the huge castle itself has become the location of a historical museum. It stores archaeological artifacts found in these places, collections of ancient weapons and handicrafts, as well as a collection of valuable works of art.
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Public palaces near Langenfeld
♥   Palace 'Schloss Benrath' Düsseldorf, 8.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Electoral Palace' Bonn, 42.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Art galleries in Langenfeld and around
♥   Art museum 'Romano-Germanic Museum' Cologne, 17.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Museum Ludwig' Cologne, 17.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Museum für Angewandte Kunst (Cologne)' Cologne, 17.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Wallraf-Richartz Museum' Cologne, 18.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Käthe Kollwitz Museum' Cologne, 18.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Langenfeld
♥   Basilika St. Ursula, Köln, 17.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Gereon, Köln, 17.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Dom St. Peter und Maria, Köln, 17.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika Sankt Aposteln, Köln, 18.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Maria im Kapitol, Köln, 18.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Lambertus, Düsseldorf, 18.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Severin, Köln, 19.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Langenfeld

Culture guide to Langenfeld. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Langenfeld: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Langenfeld. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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