Places of Interest

  
The centre of Lingen has many stories to tell and oozes history from every pore. Between the pretty gables of medieval town houses, the charm of this city steeped in tradition unfolds. It has preserved its customs, such as the "Kivelingsfest", through all the changes that have taken place down the centuries and still celebrates them today.
 
Glockenspiel and figures

Glockenspiel and figures

The Glockenspiel and figures donated by the Kivelinge were placed in the Tower. Every third year on Whitsunday the Kivelinge hand over, when celebrating their Kivelingfest, a present to the city of Lingen. In 1952 the present was the Glockenspiel for...


The Historical Town Hall

The Historical Town Hall

The historical Town Hall located at the marketplace plays a dominant role. It has documented the powerful self-pride of Lingen during the past centuries. It is a small town hall with a floor-area of 104 square meters. However, it still dominates the...


Jewish School

Jewish School

Today, an exhibition which documents the 250-year old Jewish history of our city from its beginning on, is located in the former Jewish School. Jewish children were taught in the building, beginning at the end of the 17th century until the deportations...


The marketplace surrounded by "Bürgerhäusern"(Burgher Houses)

The marketplace surrounded by "Bürgerhäusern"(Burgher Houses)

The picturesque historical downtown area of Lingen has conserved many historical traces from the last four centuries. The older 'Burgher Houses' were constructed in the timber framework style and facing the city with gabled facades. Many of such buildings...


Professorenhaus

Professorenhaus

There are two ancient buildings at the Universitätsplatz close to the marketplace. These buildings remind us of a period of scientific intellectual life in Lingen: first, the 'Professorenhaus' and second, the Universität (University). The 'Professorenhaus'...


 


Fotos v.o.n.u.: Headerfoto Stadt Lingen (Ems), Schöning Fotodesign, Schöning Fotodesign, o.A., o.A., o.A.