Saarbrücken Things to Do

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  • Things to Do
    by jorgejuansanchez
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  • 1. Gondwana - Das Praehistorium

    a great place to spend a day with the kids especially on cold rainy days , it is basically about the Dinosaur-show with huge animatronic dinosaurs. the Exhibitions are organised beautifully and the...

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  • 2. City Hall or Rathaus

    The same designer for the ones in Munich and Weisbaden did this one here. Neo gothic style built between 1897 and 1900. It is impressive with its belltower 54...

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  • 3. St John's church

    impressive belltower and church in city center. As the site says , this is a Neo-Gothic Johanneskirche (erected between 1894 and 1898) has recently become a...

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  • 4. Ludwig's Church

    a wonderful church walking all over town is easy and coming to see this is a must. The German site of the Church is...

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  • 5. Schlossplatz (palace square),and Castle

    This is a magnificent square high town after passing the alte bridge on the Saar and go up by the old castle ruins walls. There are many museums here and the...

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  • 6. Historical museum or Historisches Museum Saar

    Another nice museum in schobplatz square as other tips here. The regional history museum can also arrange for tours of the old castle walls and subterranean...

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  • 7. Saarland museum

    nice museum created in 1920, showing a rich collection of about 450 works, collection of ancient art to the present in the middle ages to the early 19C of...

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  • 8. Castle walls and views of Saarbrucken

    The old castle is not there but the walls and mount that allows you magnificent views over the city remains.There are many museums up the hilly street and the...

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  • 9. St. Johanner Markt

    I think most photographs you can find online of Saarbrucken's St. Johanner Markt are taken with a wide angled lens, because it's quite cramped, especially by...

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  • 10. Basilica St. Johann

    Another part of Stengel's architectural legacy to Saarbrucken is the Basilica St. Johann. Again built in the Baroque style, but not quite as striking as...

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  • 11. Saarbrucken Castle

    The castle no longer exists, but you can still stand on its walls and look out over Saarbrucken for some great city views. Its church is still there, sitting...

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  • 12. Völklingen

    Just a short train ride away, the UNESCO "Alte Völklinger Hütte" an iron making plant closed down in 1986 and now open for visitors. If you have any interest in...

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  • 13. Zoo

    A birthday treat for Mrs Bonio, she decided, a trip to the zoo. Luckily the weather managed to stay dry while we visited.As ever plenty to keep us occupied,...

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  • 14. Staatstheater - The City Theatre

    This theatre hosts different plays, concerts, operas, etc. It was built around 1937, after the instructions of Paul Otto August Baumgarten. This theatre was...

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  • 15. Nauwieserviertel

    The Nauwieserviertel is a neighborhood in Saarbrücken, that you can find right behind the Johanneskirche. It has become quite a hip neighborhood in the past few...

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  • 16. Ludwigskirche

    The Ludwigs church is often considered as the masterpiece of architect Stengel, as well as one of the most aesthetically perfect baroque Protestant churches in...

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  • 17. St. Johanner Markt

    This is the main square in Saabrücken. It's always lively (especially with nice weather!), full on nice Cafès and terraces to sit down and enjoy a cup of...

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  • 18. The Schloss wall

    The Palace wall is a great place to have a lovely view from the city of Saarbrücken. It was moved back 16 meters when the "cityring" was built. The head of the...

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  • 19. Altes Rathaus- The old City Hall

    This building dates from the mid 1700's, and was described as Saabrücken's coat of arms. The baroque dome was destroyed during WWII, and re-built in the late...

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  • 20. The Saarbrücken Schloss & the Invisible Memorial

    The existence of this Palace goes back to 999, but as you can see from the picture this building was destroyed and rebuilt over the past century. The actual...

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  • 21. Das Rathaus- The City Hall

    In the very center of the city you will also find the City Hall, right across from the St. Johanner church. This city hall has, like the church a Neo-Gothic...

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  • 22. Johanneskirche

    This church has a prominent placer in the Saarbrücken city center, right across the city hall, and it also should be quite easy to get there, as it has a tram...

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  • 23. Rathaus St. Johann

    The architect Georg J. von Hauberisser is responsible for the fantastic town halls in Munich and Wiesbaden, which you can see pictures of in my pages of them....

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  • 24. Ludwigskirche

    Considered to be the architect Stengel's masterpiece, this is easily, for me, the finest building in Saarbrucken. It's a Baroque church, and a protestant one at...

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  • 25. State Theatre

    According to the Saarbrucken tourist literature, when the Saarland State Theater opened in 1938 to a performance of "the Flying Dutchman", it was Europe's most...

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