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

The Saint Johannes Market is considered to be a true center of city life as this area concentrates numerous restaurants, shops and entertainment establishments. Scenic age old streets start right from the market. Most of them are completely closed for transport. Not far from the Saint Johannes Market tourists will discover Der Schlosskirche – the Palace Church being a marvelous landmark of gothic style architecture. The church was built in the 15th century. Though its long history the church has survived several reconstructions and has sufficiently changed its look.
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The Palace Church was badly damaged during the World War II however its building was entirely restored by modern architects. The main decoration of the church building is elegant stained glass artworks aged more than four hundred years old. Another remarkable construction of the city is the Saarkran. Objects of the kind first appeared in the city of Saarbruecken in the middle of the 18th century. In those days the city of Saarbruecken was a center of transit trade. Numerous cranes erected on a river bank were an essential part of the expanding city. The crane which tourists can observe these days was constructed in 1761.
Another remarkable architectural landmark of the city is the City Hall. Its construction was started in 1897 and lasted for three years. The height of the building of the City Hall is 54m. Its plan was developed by a famous architect of the time Georg Von Hauberrisser. The St John’s Basilica is another remarkable religious building of the city. Its construction took place in the middle of the 18th century. The famous Ludwigskirche is the same age as basilica. Despite its impressive age the church features plenty of other merits. The church features inimitable architectural style. The religious construction attracts many tourists annually. One can enjoy a magnificent front side of the church forever. Inner halls of the church look even more impressive. The walls of the church keep numerous religious artifacts and relics as well as age old garnishes and fineries. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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The church neighbors with the German-French gardens which can be fairly called one of the most beautiful destinations of the city. Not far from the garden tourists will find a theme park named Gulliver Welt – the World of Gulliver. The park is an incredible open air museum which presents a rich collection of scaled-down models of landmarks of global significance. Another recommended landmark to explore is the Alte Brucke (the old bridge) being found in 1546 and having survived in its initial look till present days by miracle. The city of Saarbuecken has also preserved various medieval fortifying constructions. At defensive walls tourists will find observation platforms to enjoy marvelous view of the city.
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Map of all palaces
Public palaces near Saarbrucken
♥   Palace 'Kurfürstliches Palais' Trier, 63.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Château de Lunéville' , 79.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Saarbrucken and around
♥   Art museum 'Saarland Museum' Saarbrücken, 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Saarbrucken
♥   Basilika St. Wendalinus, Sankt Wendel, 29.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Matthias, Trier, 62.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Dom St. Peter, Trier, 63.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Paulin, Trier, 64 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilique Saint-Willibrord, Echternach, 76.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilique Saint-Nicolas, Saint-Nicolas-de-Port, 83.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Saarbrucken and near

Chateau de Lichtenberg

From the series “The greatest France castles ”
The defensive castle of Lichtenberg was built in the 13th century. It is named after its first owners, the noble Lichtenberg family. The castle was distinguished by a very beautiful and refined design from the moment of construction. Many unique architectural elements were lost in the 17th century. The army of Louis XIV captured the castle at this time. The castle retained its important strategic importance until the 19th century. It gradually fell into disrepair later. … Read further

Chateau de Malbrouck

From the series “The greatest France castles ”
Malbrouck Castle is located in the vicinity of Metz. It is considered an outstanding historical landmark in France today. Its construction was started by the order of Arnold VI von Sierck in 1419. The fortress was recognized as one of the most powerful in the region later. It became one of the most important defensive structures. Many famous military leaders and wealthy dukes have owned the castle over the years. The castle was privately owned until 1793. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Saarbrucken

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