"Nature cradled the city and art fashioned it" Schwäbisch Hall by blumia

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The OLD TOWN

Schwäbisch Hall is a city rich in history and progress, a city built centuries ago upon the wealth of the "white gold" of medieval salt mines.
The heart of the Old Town is the market square with its majestic Renaissance residences, Baroque town hall and most magnificant of all the Romanesque Gothic Church St. Michael.
The summer months offer the visitors the unique occasion to enjoy the town´s rich tradition of professional open-air theater.
There is although the town´s Globe Theater modelled after the world-famous original in London.

Kunsthalle Würth

You can find famous paintings from such names as Picasso, Liebermann, Hrdlicka , ......... painting and sculptures from the collection of the art magnate Reinhold Würth.
In the Moment you can see Botero .

Kloster Comburg

In top of the valley of the river Kocher there is the monastery of the Benediktiner monks named Kloster Comburg.First this monastery was a stronghold and chang in the 11. century to a monestary.
In these days Kloster Comburg is a academy for leadership .
You can visit it from April until Oktober

  • Last visit to Schwäbisch Hall: Feb 2006
  • Intro Written Mar 5, 2006
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