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What to do in Borken

Borken is town in North Rhine Westalia and a capital too. It is located near border with Netherlands, and it consists of over ten districts. It has historic center, churches and buildings for exploration.

1. Borken college with gymnasium

Borken college with gymnasium

In Borken college with gymnasium, there are almost three thousand students with over one hundred teachers. It has various educational programs of the areas of agriculture, personal care, food technology, and many more. It offers a variety of educational programs of the dual system. It is great spot to look into.

3. The Gemen castle

The Gemen castle

The Gemen castle is settled in the Münsterland park. Its former residence was Gemen district in North Rhine-Westphalia. The castle was built from more than nine hundred years old castle. It stands on two islands. Castle is solid and it is made of rocks.

5. The house Pröbsting

The house Pröbsting

The house Pröbsting is a Grade II listed building in Hoxfeld, a district of Borken. The house was first mentioned in thirteen century. The medieval building of the mansion is a cellar under two rooms. It is the oldest secular building in this part of Germany. In the 19th century the building was expanded and remodeled. Don’t wait any longer, come to Borken and see this amazing structure.

2. St. John's Church

St. John's Church

St. John's Church is a church of the parish of St. Remigius in Borken, and it is also called Small church. It is located in the city center at the St John Street. Church was built at the end of eighteen century. It was resident of Capuchin Order. St. John Street is well known for valuable buildings and amazing architectures.

4. St. Mary's Church

St. Mary's Church

The Catholic St. Mary's Church stands in the historic center of Gemen, part of Borken. St. Mary is important person for Borken and all neighbourhood area. The church along with Franciscan monastery belongs to the historical complex of castle Gemen. The church is a hall with a nice facade in style of Baroque. Decoration of the church is completely preserved. It has three altars and a gallery. Also, you can see statues and images too. So many tourists visit this monument, don’t be the one who doesn’t saw it yet.

Town is named after word Burg that means castle. City was fortified, as same as many other towns in this part of Germany. In Borken, atmosphere is very friendly and you will not regret if you visit it.

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