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Sights in Kelheim (43)

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  • Kloster Weltenburg am Donaudurchbruch

    Weltenburg Abbey

    The Weltenburg Abbey is situated at the mouth of the romantic Danube Gorge. It was founded in the year 600 by the Iro-Scottish Columban missionary monks Eustasius and Agilus of Luxeuil (Burgundy), ...
  • Leonhard von Eck

    Leonhard von Eck

    At Altmühlstrasse 13, you can see a memorial plaque to Leonhard von Eck, born here in 1480. He was a political pioneer and founder of the early absolutionist movement in Bavaria. He became a very ...
  • Alter Kanalhafen

    Ludwig-Main-Danube-Canal

    The first person who wanted to build a Connection between the Danube and the Rhein was Charlemagne in 793. This trench was called "Fossa Carolina". After the attempt, it was given up soon ...
  • Ludwigsplatz

    Ludwigsplatz

    "Ludwigsplatz" serves as the town plaza. It stretches in an easterly direction from the main intersection to the Old City center. The two main streets form a cross, dividing the city into four ...
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    Matthias-Kraus-Memorial

    In 1905 a memorial was erected near the Danube Gate dedicated to Matthias Kraus. In 1704, Kraus, a 33 year old master butcher from Kelheim, rose against the oppressive Austrian occupation forces ...
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    Maximilian Memorial

    The statue across the street, near the castle, is of King Maximilian II of Bavaria, portrayed as a Grandmaster of the Order of St. George. The statue was erected as a sign of gratitude for the ...
  • Michaels- und Franziskanerkirche

    Michael’s Church

    Michael’s Church, built in the 12th century in the Romanesque style, has a relatively tall tower for its size. The church has often been targeted for destruction (in its history), but due to the ...
  • Mittertor

    Mittertor

    The original Gate was built in the 13th century. In 1809 all three defensive towers were reconstructed to look alike, and the gabled roof was replaced with the current form. In 1868 the old gate ...
  • Nature reserve "Klamm und Kaselhänge"

    The nature reserve "Klamm und Kastlhänge" built the counterpart to the sunny side of the nature reserve "Schloss Prunn" on the northern side of the Altmühltal. This saves the steep slopes of the ...
  • Nature reserve "Schloss Prunn"

    The castle on the coral reef! 150 million years ago the bigger part of Germany was covered from a flat, warm sea. Its coast was along the nothern part of Ratisbona. In the shallow water of the ...
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