The St. Mariä Himmelfahrt church is the main downtown church. At it's location inthe past the chapel of the castle was located. That was extened to a church that burned down in 1400.In 1401 a brick stone Gotic "Hallenkirche" contruction started. More than a century later a tower construction started.After the city fire of 1863 only the stone church...more
The castle of Ahaus has a long history.In 1120 a first small castle construction started under management of Bernhard von Diepenheim. Bernhard's son Lifhard starts using the family name "Von Ahaus".In 1406 the castle came under control of the Bishop of Münster. In the 16th century walls and waterways were added. In 1569 the castle was ransacked...more
Coesfelder Strasse 21 - 23, Ahaus, North Rhine-Westphalia, 48683, Germany
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Schmainghook 36, Ahaus, North Rhine-Westphalia, 48683, Germany
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Brinkerhook 33/Enscheder Str.33, Ahaus, 48683, de
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The Kurfürsten-Grill Imbiß is a snackbar with a wide variety of snacks.
On the menu are Grill specialities, Schnitzel dishes, Sausages, Rice, salads, Chicken, Hamburgers and other German snacks.
Cold drinks available; also beer and wines.
Take away service for all snacks on the menu.
Mo-Th: 11AM - 11PM
Fr-Sa: 11AM - Midnight
So: 11AM - 11PM
The Paul Effing Bakery is a bit of every thing for local food and drinks.
It's far more than just a bakery shop.
Inside is a small coffee corner and in the summer the outside corner terrace is open as well to enjoy the best local bread, cakes and more.
Ice cream is another speciality of this shop.
What to buy: Bienenstich
What to pay: About 1 Euro per piece
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In the Marktstrasse a plaque is placed on the wall of Jewelry shop Engels to commemorate the Jewish Prayer house.The first Jewish synagoge of Ahaus was build in 1813, but was destryed by the city fire of 1863. A newer bigger building with prayer room, women room, school room and a teacher living quarters, was constructed at the Marktstrasse.In 1934...more
The statue called "Der Mahner" is a bronze one that was erected at the market square in 1967 next to the St. Mariä Himmelfahrt church. The sculpter of the statue is Hilde Schuerk-Frisch.In the pedestal a bible text in German is placed, reading: "Wenn doch auch du erkenntest an diesem deinem Tage, was dir zum Frieden dient" (from Luke 19: 42 - if...more