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Schwäbisch Hall

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  • Day5

    Day 5g. Schwäbisch Hall

    August 9, 2019 in Germany ⋅ ⛅ 31 °C

    Our tour included the Town Hall, St Michael’s Church, Haalplatz and Fachwerk Houses.
    Notable landmarks are the Gothic church of St. Michael (1527, on Romanesque foundations) at the top of a magnificent Baroque flight of steps (used as a summer open-air-theatre stage), the Gothic Fish Fountain (1509), and the Rococo town hall (1731–35). The Benedictine-abbey mountain fortress of Komburg is nearby.
    You can see the props on the steps of St Michael’s Church Ready for the evening theatre performance.
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    LinaRogersTravels

    Love all the photos

    8/10/19Reply
    Susan Green

    A beautiful part of the world.

    8/12/19Reply
     
  • Day5

    Day 5d. Schwäbisch Hall

    August 9, 2019 in Germany ⋅ ⛅ 30 °C

    A historic walk along the River Kocher. The Fachwerk (timber) houses are magnificent.
    The Kocher is a 169 km-long right tributary of the Neckar in the north-eastern part of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The name "Kocher" originates from its Celtic name "cochan" and probably means winding, meandering river.Read more

    Monique Green

    Beautiful

    8/11/19Reply
     
  • Day5

    Day 5b. Schwäbisch Hall

    August 9, 2019 in Germany ⋅ ⛅ 28 °C

    Day 5. Schwäbisch Hall.
    Jurgen Elsser gave as a detailed tour of the town and it's history. It was better than any tour we have paid for in the past. It was not only free but he took us home and fed us.
    The town is in the heart of Hohenlohe-Franken near Stuttgart in Baden-Württemberg. It was founded in 1156 and also had an own currency called the "Haller Heller". They had their own currency was called Taler (large silver piece) and Batzen (small nickel piece).
    The wealth and the importance of the Schwäbisch Hall was founded on salt. The old saltmaker's town is dissected by the river Kocher. It has a partially preserved town wall, many towers, roofed wooden bridges, a huge number of stairs and 'stäffele' or stair-like lanes, as well as nearly unchanged medieval lanes.
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  • Day5

    Day 5c. Schwäbisch Hall

    August 9, 2019 in Germany ⋅ ⛅ 29 °C

    Schwäbisch Hall tour with friend Jürgen Elsser. We visited the kulturhistorische Hällisch-Fränkische Museum and viewed a model of the city before the devastating fire of 1728. The wooden salt fountain used for salt extraction from the water can be seen in the model and on the walking tour located in Haalplatz. Schwäbisch Hall was a wealthy city due to its high salt production and salt trading.Read more

  • Day5

    Day 5e. Schwäbisch Hall

    August 9, 2019 in Germany ⋅ ⛅ 30 °C

    Johanniter Kirche Art Museum. 14-17th Century Old Masters of the Würth Art Collection.

    The 12th century Hospitalers' church was re-opened as a museum in November 2008. The extensively refurnished building has become a branch of the Kunsthalle Würth arts gallery. The perfect accommodation of the important stock of old masters from the Würth Collection that includes the former Prince of Fürstenberg's picture treasure and many new purchases.
    This top-class collection devoted to art from the German South West - including the region around Lake Constance and Northern Switzerland - from the late Middle Ages to the beginnings of the modern age.
    The art- and cultural-historical importance of these works has to be rated this highly because most of the panel paintings date back to a period from which only very few drawings or paintings have survived - owing to the Reformation iconoclasm which was enforced particularly radically in Swabia.
    The phenomenal Family of Wild People by Lucas Cranach the Elder and a whole range of works from his workshop with religious scenes, secular didactic works and portraits have survived.
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  • Day19

    Kunsthalle Würth

    August 18, 2020 in Germany ⋅ ☀️ 25 °C

    Ich besuche mit Bernd die Kunstsammlung Würth in Schwäbisch Hall.

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    Neues aus der Sammlung Würth zur Kunst nach 1960
    30. September 2019 - 20. September 2020, verlängert bis 7. März 2021

    Die Ausstellung in der Kunsthalle Würth zeigt alles: das Spektakuläre, das Stille, das Arrivierte, das noch Aufstrebende. Rund 170 meist neu erworbene Werke zur Gegenwartskunst sind in Schwäbisch Hall zu sehen: von Georg Baselitz und Christo, Alex Katz, Anselm Kiefer, Maria Lassnig und A. R. Penck bis zu Yngve Holen und Michael Sailstorfer.
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  • Day5

    Day 5f. Schwäbisch Hall

    August 9, 2019 in Germany ⋅ ⛅ 30 °C

    Johanniter Kirche Art Museum is part of the Würth collections displaying 14-17th century paintings from German Masters. This hall is part of an historic church.

  • Day16

    Besuch bei Ramon

    March 10, 2020 in Germany ⋅ 🌧 7 °C

    Das war mal wieder ein schöner Besuch bei einem alten Freund! Leider war das Wetter sehr schlecht, sodass unsere geplante Fahrradtour ausfallen musste. Stattdessen haben wir dem Würth Museum in Schwäbisch Hall einen Besuch abgestattet und zwei schöne gemeinsame Abende verliebtRead more

  • Day2

    Langer Tag

    September 3, 2020 in Germany ⋅ ☁️ 16 °C

    Heute hatten wir ein straffes Programm vor uns. Als Abwechslung zum Radfahren stand eine Besichtigung unter Tage an. Dazu mussten wir einen kleinen Umweg in Kauf nehmen, um zum Bergwerk "Tiefer Stollen" zu gelangen. Hätten wir vorher gewusst, dass es so viele Höhenmeter werden würden (zwischendurch 12% Steigung), hätten wir uns das wohl noch mal überlegt. Lohnenswert war es schlussendlich aber schon.
    Der restliche Tag war von erstaunlich vielen Höhenmetern gezeichnet. Auch wenn es vergleich mit anderen Touren gar nicht so weit hoch geht: das Gepäck macht sich bemerkbar!
    Nach gut 80 Km sind wir gegen 20 Uhr in der Jugendherberge Schwäbisch-Hall angekommen. Und auch hier hat sich wieder mal herausgestellt, dass diese Art von Unterkunft offensichtlich grundsätzlich auf dem höchsten Berg liegt den es in der Umgebung gibt...
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You might also know this place by the following names:

Schwäbisch Hall, Schwaebisch Hall, シュヴェービッシュ・ハル, Hale Suevice