Sparrenburg Castle is the most famous landmark. It was built between 1240 and1250 by Count Ludwig von Ravensberg. The 37 m high tower and the catacombs ofthe castle are open to the public. The oldest city church is AltstädterNicolaikirche. It is a Gothic hall church with a height of 81.5 m. It wasfounded in 1236 by the Bishop of Paderborn, and enlarged at the beginning of the14th century. The church was damaged in World War II and later rebuilt. Threetimes a day, a carillon can be heard. The most valuable treasure of this churchis a carved altar from Antwerp, decorated with 250 figures. A small museumhoused within illustrates the history of the church up to World War II.
|10/03/2020||Tag der Deutschen Einheit|