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20 Attractions to Explore Near Dom St. Peter (Worms Cathedral)

Dom St. Peter (Worms Cathedral)
Dom St. Peter (Worms Cathedral)Domplatz, 67547 Worms, Germany

St Peter's Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church in Worms, southern Germany. The cathedral is located on the highest point of the inner city of Worms, on a hill. Since this hill was safe from flooding, it has been inhabited by people since the third millennium BC.

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Mannheim Baroque Palace
Mannheim Baroque Palace17.93 KMs away from Dom St. Peter (Worms Cathedral)

Originally the main residence of the Prince-electors of the Electorate of the Palatinate of the House of Wittelsbach. Part of the palace is used by the University of Mannheim. The castle, which features tapestries, furniture, paintings, porcelain and silverware is open to visitors.

Kunsthalle Mannheim
Kunsthalle Mannheim18.38 KMs away from Dom St. Peter (Worms Cathedral)

Kunsthalle Mannheim is a modern and contemporary art museum housing art collections and hosting temporary art exhibitions of Mannheim city. Built in 1907, the museums own collection comprises around 1,500 works from multiple artists including Édouard Manet, Paul Cézanne, George Grosz. In addition, the new extension building constructed in 2018 shows major collection of works by Anselm Kiefer.

Technoseum
Technoseum19.76 KMs away from Dom St. Peter (Worms Cathedral)

Technoseum showcases the industrialisation of the south-western regions of Germany. The exhibits are arranged in a way that the visitors will experience a technological journey in time, from begining of the industrial revolution to the present day.

Felsenmeer Lautertal
Felsenmeer Lautertal26.10 KMs away from Dom St. Peter (Worms Cathedral)

The Felsenmeer Lautertal is a massive field of boulders that covers an area of nearly 200 acres. Some of the boulders are as large as houses, and the entire field is surrounded by a dense forest. This fascinating geological formation was created over millions of years by weathering.

Schwetzingen Castle
Schwetzingen Castle31.29 KMs away from Dom St. Peter (Worms Cathedral)

Summer residence of the Electors Palatine Charles III Philip and Charles IV Theodore, most notable for its spacious and ornate gardens. The mosque in the gardens complex is the earliest mosque-style building in Germany, built in 1779–1791. It was built at a time when the “Turkish” style was fashionable in Germany, it was never intended for prayer but later served religious purposes at various times.

Donnersberg
Donnersberg32.07 KMs away from Dom St. Peter (Worms Cathedral)

Formed during the Permian period from volcanic activities, Donnersberg is the highest peak of Palantine region in Germany. Covering an area of over 2,000 hecatares, the peak has a diameter of 7 kilometers. The mountain and the surronding area is an importance place for old settlements, of which only ruins remains today. The 4,700 km Eurpean Walking Route E8 passes through the mountain.

Heidelberg Zoo
Heidelberg Zoo32.42 KMs away from Dom St. Peter (Worms Cathedral)

Founded in 1933 and opened for the public on 20 November 1934, the zoo was totally destroyed during bombings in March 1945. Since 1972, the reformation began and slowly added more and more animal enclosures which includes an elephant house that was opened in 2010.

Heiligenberg
Heiligenberg33.74 KMs away from Dom St. Peter (Worms Cathedral)

Large wooded hill overlooking the town of Heidelberg. It has been the site of many historic and pre-historic constructions, including a Celtic hilltop fortification, a Roman sacred precinct, several medieval monasteries, modern lookout towers and the Heidelberg Thingstätte- an open air theatre built by the Nazis in the 1930s.

Philosophers Walk
Philosophers Walk34.26 KMs away from Dom St. Peter (Worms Cathedral)

A walk through scenic nature, with a view of Heidelberg city. The name "Philosophers' Walk" can be traced to the fact that Heidelberg's university professors and philosophers found this path a place where they could talk seriously and contemplate while enjoying the charming view of the region.

Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt
Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt34.42 KMs away from Dom St. Peter (Worms Cathedral)

This huge multidisciplinary museum in Darmstadt was founded in 1820 from donations of the local princely state's ruling family. The museum is especially noted for its art collection, and features an important natural history collection.

Kurpfälzisches Museum
Kurpfälzisches Museum34.70 KMs away from Dom St. Peter (Worms Cathedral)

Museum of art and archaeology. The Archaeology collection of the museum includes a facsimile of the lower jaw of Homo heidelbergensis discovered in Mauer- a village located between Heidelberg and Sinsheim.

Old Bridge Heidelberg
Old Bridge Heidelberg34.81 KMs away from Dom St. Peter (Worms Cathedral)

It connects the Old City with the eastern part of the Neuenheim district of the city on the opposite bank. The current bridge, made of Neckar sandstone and the ninth built on the site, was constructed in 1788 by Elector Charles Theodore and is one of the best-known landmarks in Heidelberg.

Holiday Park, Germany
Holiday Park, Germany34.97 KMs away from Dom St. Peter (Worms Cathedral)

Holiday Park is one of Germany's most popular theme parks, and is part park and part woodland. The park offers several amusement rides, as well as roller coasters, water rides, and live shows. The park is well known for its Expedition GeForce roller coaster, which consistently remained in the top ten of the many best roller coaster lists since its opening in 2001.

Altstadt Heidelberg
Altstadt Heidelberg35.08 KMs away from Dom St. Peter (Worms Cathedral)

Heidelberg city’s historic heart- with cobblestone streets, centuries-old buildings, and bustling market squares overlooked by the hilltop Heidelberg Castle and gardens.

Mathildenhöhe (Darmstadt Artists' Colony)
Mathildenhöhe (Darmstadt Artists' Colony)35.19 KMs away from Dom St. Peter (Worms Cathedral)

The Darmstadt Artists’ Colony refers to both Jugendstil artists and the buildings in Mathildenhöhe in Darmstadt, where they lived and worked. The artists’ colony was established in 1899 by Ernest Ludwig, Grand Duke of Hesse. The artists were largely financed by patrons and worked together with other members of the group who had similar artistic tastes.

Speyer Cathedral
Speyer Cathedral35.29 KMs away from Dom St. Peter (Worms Cathedral)

It is one of the most important Romanesque monuments from the time of the Holy Roman Empire. The cathedral was the burial place of the German emperors for almost 300 years.

Heidelberg Castle
Heidelberg Castle35.40 KMs away from Dom St. Peter (Worms Cathedral)

The castle ruins are among the most important Renaissance structures north of the Alps. It is located 80 meters (260 ft) up the northern part of the Königstuhl hillside and thereby dominates the view of the Heidelberg oldtown.

Technic Museum Speyer
Technic Museum Speyer35.98 KMs away from Dom St. Peter (Worms Cathedral)

The Technik Museum Speyer is a technology museum in Speyer openend in 1991 as a sister museum of the Auto & Technik Museum Sinsheim. The museum has over 2,000 exhibits and an exhibition area of more than 150,000 m² , indoors and outdoors. It pulls more than half a million visitors per year.

Hambach Castle
Hambach Castle38.16 KMs away from Dom St. Peter (Worms Cathedral)

Hambach Castle is considered a symbol of the German democracy movement. It is located on the mountain Schlossberg in the eastern outskirts of the Palatine Forest at an elevation of 325m. Archaeological finds shows that the area of Hambach Castle was used in late Roman times.

Mainz Cathedral
Mainz Cathedral41.48 KMs away from Dom St. Peter (Worms Cathedral)

Mainz Cathedral is a 1000-year-old Roman Catholic cathedral and site of the episcopal see of the Bishop of Mainz. It is located near the historical center and pedestrianized market square of the city of Mainz, Germany. The interior of the cathedral houses tombs and funerary monuments of former powerful Electoral-prince-archbishops of the diocese and contains religious works of art spanning a millennium.