Here you will find practical tips and further information for your stay.
is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia known for its historic buildings and attractions. One of the most famous attractions is the LWL Open-Air Museum, the largest of its kind in Europe. Spread over 90 hectares, it showcases around 100 historic buildings from different eras. A visit is definitely worth it to get an insight into the region's history.
State Theatre is also a must-see attraction. It is considered the largest touring stage in Europe and has five venues. Regular performances of plays, operas, and concerts take place here. Those interested in music should also visit the University of Music, which offers a rich musical program. For fans of alternative music, the Alte Pauline is the center of the scene.
The Lippische Landesbibliothek with over 400,000 volumes is an important library in NRW and a paradise for bookworms. In the historic old town of Detmold
, there are about 350 well-preserved buildings from the late Middle Ages, Biedermeier period, and Gründerzeit to admire. The princely residence castle Detmold
is the most significant historical building in the city and now houses parts of the Prinz zur Lippe family.
Those interested in church architecture should visit the Evangelical Reformed Redeemer Church. It is a late Gothic church building with a baroque organ by Johann-Markus Oestreich. Other historic churches in Detmold
are the Evangelical Reformed Christ Church on Kaiser Wilhelm Square and the Evangelical Lutheran Martin Luther Church.
A technical monument from the 18th century is the Friedrichstaler Canal, which was used for pleasure trips. The palace park and palace garden are historic parks with old trees and fountains that invite you to take a stroll.
The Hermann Monument commemorates the Battle of Teutoburg Forest and is an impressive monument that should be seen. Also recommended is the Westphalian Open-Air Museum, which showcases around 100 historic buildings on 90 hectares.
For a pleasant stay in Detmold
, I recommend the Elisabeth Hotel garni
. The inviting 3-star hotel
is located in a quiet location in the center of Detmold
and is an ideal starting point for excursions through the beautiful Teutoburg Forest. The hotel
opened in 2004 and offers spacious rooms with modern amenities.
offers a variety of cultural attractions and historic buildings that are worth a visit. Whether you are interested in theater, music, or history - there is something for everyone here. And for those who want to relax after an eventful day, the Elisabeth Hotel garni
offers a cozy accommodation.
*This text has been compiled and rewritten from various sources. Unfortunately, errors and mistakes cannot be completely ruled out. Please understand if there is an error or if a sight is a bit further away. For your travel planning, please also consider other sources. Of course, we will correct any errors immediately. Feel free to send us an email with your correction suggestions. We would be very grateful for that.