German Sights

Places to See in Reutlingen

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Reutlingen: The Market Fountain
Reutlingen: The Market Fountain
The Marktbrunnen was built in the 16th century - the statue above the fountain is of Emperor Maximilian II. The emperor played an important part in restoring the independence of Reutlingen at the time of the fountain's construction.
  • Reutlingen: The Market Fountain
    The Marktbrunnen was built in the 16th century - the statue above the fountain is of Emperor Maximilian II. The emperor played an important part in restoring the independence of Reutlingen at the time of the fountain's construction.
  • Reutlingen: Church of the Virgin Mary
    The Marienkirche is a massive landmark at the centre of Reutlingen, built in Gothic style in the 13th and 14th century, and considered one of the most important examples of this style of ecclesiastical architecture in the region. Again damaged in the big fire of the 18th century, the church was restored at the beginning of the 20th century. The nearby fountain and statue is of Emperor Frederick II, who gave the city its charter.
  • Reutlingen: The Spitalhof
    The Spitalhof was, as its name suggests, originally built as a hospital in the 14th century and has played an important part in Reutlingen's history over the centuries. Some traces of the Middle Ages construction can still be seen although the building was badly damaged by fire in the 18th century.
  • Reutlingen: The Tanners' and Dyers' Fountain
    The Gerber- und Färberbrunnen was constructed in the 1920s as a memorial to the two trades which had been so important in the history of Reutlingen.
  • Reutlingen: The Guild Fountain
    The Zunftbrunnen was built in the 1980s to commemorate the guilds which had protected and nourished the tradespeople and craftsmen of Reutlingen over the centuries. Each of the 12 guilds has its own sculpture.
  • Reutlingen: The Church of St Nicholas
    This small church, the Nikolaikirche, was originally built in the 14th century as a chapel.
  • Reutlingen: Friedrich List High School
    The Friedrich-List-Gymnasium was once a monastery and first mention is made of it in the 13th century. It was later a hospital, armoury and town hall before its current use as a grammar school. Friedrich List was a famous German economist who was born in the city in the 18th century.
  • Reutlingen: The Achalm
    The Achalm is a hill which marks the original fortifications in the area and now is a popular excursion for the gorgeous views down onto the city below. There is a scenic restaurant below the summit which can be reached on foot or by car.
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