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Völklingen Ironworks

Rathausstraße 75-79, 66333 Völklingen, Germany


About Völklingen Ironworks

This industrial landmark is located in Völklingen, Saarland, and was declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage site in 1994. It was planned as a steelworks and built between 1873 and 1881 by Julius Buch and closed in 1986. It is one of the anchor points in the European Route of Industrial Heritage.

Attractions near Völklingen Ironworks

Franco-german garden9.71km from Völklingen Ironworks

This 50-hectare park provides wide choices for visitors to relax and enjoy. It has a beautiful lake, and it offers an ideal opportunity for a great walk. There is also a wide selection of cafés and restaurants in the area, offering everything from snacks, coffee, and cake to small meals and three-course dinners.

Located in Old Saarbrücken, Germany, it is a Lutheran baroque-style church built in 1775. It is the symbol of the city and one of the most important Protestant churches in the country.

Rathaus St. Johann11.17km from Völklingen Ironworks

The former town hall of St. Johann, and today's town hall of Saarbrücken was built in an area northwest of the historic city center that developed between 1897 and 1900. It provides the venue for more than 1,000 marriages a year in a festive atmosphere.

Saarländisches Staatstheater11.17km from Völklingen Ironworks

It was built in 1938 and officially called Saarländisches Staatstheater since 1971. It has several divisions and offers annually around 30 new productions and 700 events for more than 200,000 people.

Basilica of St. John the Baptist, Saarbrücken11.3km from Völklingen Ironworks

It is also called Saarbrücken Basilica, a catholic basilica located in St. John's market in Saarbrücken, Germany. Its temple was administered at the time of the Reformation by a noble Protestant. It was built on the chapel's site of the same name by the architect Friedrich Joachim Stengel between 1754 and 1758 and got redesigned to the original baroque between 1972 and 1975.

Saarland Museum, Modern Gallery11.43km from Völklingen Ironworks

An art museum in Saarbrücken, Saarland state in Germany. It is divided into three sites; the Palace Church, Old collection and Modern gallery, and each site have a different specialism.

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Saarland is a southwestern German state in the border of France and Luxembourg, with an area of 2,570 km2 representing 0.72% of the German landmass and a total population of 990,509. It is named after the Saar River. Saarbrücken is the state's capital, the largest and most populated city in the state. Due to the Saarland location near France, a large part of the population can speak French.