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Sights in Wels

Wels, a city full of history. Stadtplatz in Wels, with its 64 historic town houses from a wide range of architectural epochs, Burg Wels, the Minoriten and many other sights are just waiting to be discovered!

List of sights in Wels

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Marienwarte Vantage Point
Wels

Marienwarte – Marien-observatory A walk on the “Reinberg” – the hill in the south of Wels – leads in serpentines to the lookout tower Marienwarte, the observation tower in the neighboring community Thalheim. From the 23-meter high tower you cannot only look down...

Freizeiteinrichtungen
MAXLbeach - Beachvolleyball-Courts
Wels

Maxlbeach – Beachvolleyball courts   In 2012 the idea was born to build a small sports field on the meadow, adjacent to the Hotel Maxlhaid. After several sports associations and the surrounding citizens showed their interest in the idea, some clubs (Heinz...

Kultureinrichtungen
Alte Sparkasse Building
Wels

?The “Mediakulturhaus” (Media-culture-house) is in the renovated building of the former “Old Sparkasse” and opened its doors in October 2012. It is a multifunctional cultural center with a focus on new media and it exhibits various cultural initiatives. ?Besides...

Sehenswürdigkeiten
Medieval Town Wall
Wels

Parts of the mediaeval town wall can be still found today at the Zwinger or along the Pollheimer Park. The Babenberg Dukes built it in the 13th century.  The walls, which were up to 2 meters thick, were penetrated by shooting ranges and had a wooden...

Infrastruktur
Mühlbach und Traun „einst und jetzt“
Wels

Walk with us along the Traun and the Mühlbach. Learn some exciting and interesting facts about their use once and now. Mühlbach and Traun: We'll tell you about the great economic importance, but also about the dangers, which emanated from these waters, as well as...

Kultureinrichtungen
Angerlehner Museum
Thalheim bei Wels

​Museum of Contemporary Art with a focus on paintings from 1950. ​Due to Angerlehnter’s passion for contemporary art he businessman collected paintings in over 30 years. This collection of contemporary art was the basis of the Angerlehner Museum. The focus of the...

Infrastruktur
Night Watchman Tour
Wels

Of devils, ghosts and hidden treasures   The night watchman steps out of the darkness with his lantern and recounts spooky and adventurous stories of yesteryear and today.   Experience the very unusual atmosphere on a tour through the historic city...

Sehenswürdigkeiten
Nepomuk Chapel
Wels

?The baroque chapel, dedicated to Saint Nepomuk, reminds on the raftsmen tradition in Wels. St. John of Nepomuk was also the patron of the raftsmen.  ?Gottlieb Nester donated the Nepomuk statue around 1718. In 1732, it was installed in the Weg-chapel. After...

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Horse-riding railway museum
Wels

Today, a dense rail network surrounds the globe – the means of transport "railway" has long been an integral part of our lives! In Wels, the history of the railway did not begin with steam, diesel or electricity, but with horses. As early as the 19th century, the...

Sehenswürdigkeiten
The Planet Trail
Wels

The Planet Trail at the banks of the river Traun is a special educational trail. The “WRG of the Franciscan Wels” (a secondary education school with emphasis on economy and science) is dynamic when it comes to social and cultural activities. After extensive planning...

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