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Allendorf (Gießen) Overview
Allendorf is on the Lumda, a small left tributary of the Lahn. The city is surrounded by mountains between 320 and almost 400 m above sea level. Großräumig is the region between the Lahn and Vogelsberg.
Things to See in Allendorf (Gießen)
Künstlerhof Arnold with historical exhibitions and workshops
Heimatmuseum Kirchstraße (opens on the 1st Sunday of the month;) Otherwise by appointment
'50s Museum across from the Museum (Kirchstraße)
Stadtturm and Reste der Stadtmauer
Evangelische Kirche Allendorf
Evangelische Kirche Climbach
Evangelische Kirche Winnen
Lutherische Kirche "Zionsgemeinde" (SELK)
Jewish cemeteries in the urban core and in the district Nordeck
Burg Nordeck with Burgkapelle
Stone Age caves near the Dead Mountain
Ringwall, probably of Celtic origin, on Totenberg
Kunstweg Lumdatal: basalt sculptures along the cycle path Lumda - Wieseck
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More about the History of Allendorf (Giessen)
Between 780 and 802, the name "old Dorfa" (later Allendorf) in the fuldaischen gift registries on the scene. In 1323 the city rights was awarded by Landgrave Otto I. In 1971 the municipality of the city Climbach and Allendorf (Lumda) were incorporated. Then, in 1976, the cities of Nordeck and Winnen joined as well.
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Allendorf is a small town in the district of Gießen, in Hesse, Germany. It is situated on the small river Lumda, 16 km south of Marburg, and 14 km northeast of Gießen.
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