1. The Archbishop's Diocesan Museum
The Archbishop's Diocesan Museum was founded in 1853 and it is the oldest diocesan museum in the German-speaking world and is sponsored by the Archdiocese of Paderborn. It houses an collection mainly of religious art from the 10th to the 20th century. In addition to the collection with 8,000 exhibits, of which about 1,000 are constantly present in the modern building, temporary exhibitions are offered regularly.
3. The Neuhaus Castle
The Neuhaus Castle in designated by Paderborn Schloss Neuhaus district and it is an important building of the Weser Renaissance. The first mention of the castle goes back to fourteenth century. Neuhaus were built four kilometers northwest of the city of Paderborn. Because of disputes with the freedom of the city, it was moved. Some component of the castle gets its name from the respective owner.
5. The Abdinghofkloster Saints Peter and Paul
The Abdinghofkloster Saints Peter and Paul is a former Benedictine abbey in Paderborn. In the period of its existence, it faced a total of 51 abbots. Cultural significance obtained it through its library, the attached school, a hospital and a workshop. The Church is an Evangelical Lutheran parish church today.
2. Cathedral of St. Mary, Liborius and Kilian
Cathedral of St. Mary, Liborius and Kilian is the cathedral church of the Archdiocese of Paderborn and is located in the center of the Paderborn city. The view is amazing from the massive western tower above the choir, surrounded by two round towers. The cathedral is dedicated to three saints: Mary, Kilian and Liborius of Le Mans. Liborius is also the first saint of the city and diocese. His remains were brought under 836 Emperor Louis the Pious.
4. The Bishop of Paderborn
The Bishop of Paderborn was a corporate state and spiritual territory of the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation in eastern Westphalia, which has evolved in the Middle Ages to modern times. It was the secular building of the Prince Bishops of Paderborn. In contrast, the spiritual pastoral area of the diocese of Paderborn is located near by. Since the 16th century the monastery was part of the Lower Rhenish-Westphalian Circle.
The city was first mentioned in 777. It was damaged during World War II.
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