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Nomborn Overview

The community lies in the Westerwald between Montabaur and Limburg an der Lahn on the edge of the Nassau Nature Park. Through the community flows the Eisenbach. The community belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Montabaur, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in the like-named town.

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Montabaur’s Old Town (Altstadt) distinguishes itself with its neo-Gothic Roter Löwe (Red Lion) town hall, many timber-frame houses from the 16th and 17th centuries and the great Late Gothic Catholic parish church. The mediaeval town wall is preserved in parts, among them the so-called Wolfsturm (Wolf’s Tower).

The Montabaur Stadthalle (literally town hall, but actually an event venue) is intended for various functions such as sessions, conferences, concerts, theatre and events. The historic Wolfsturm is at the townsfolk’s disposal and can be hired for their own ends.

Schloss Montabaur was until 1945 the seat of the district administrator’s office of the old Unterwesterwaldkreis, and then seat of the Montabaur regional government. Today it is owned by the Akademie Deutscher Genossenschaften (Academy of German Cooperatives), which has expanded it for use as a 4-star conference hotel and schooling centre for the Raiffeisenbanken and credit unions. It stands well in sight on the Schlossberg (321 m above sea level).

Wolfsturm (Old Town Wall)

St. Peter in Ketten. The earliest forerunner of the building nowadays used as a Catholic parish church was a wooden church built in 940. In 959 followed another church building on this spot, this time with a stone foundation. Today’s church was built between the 12th and 14th centuries. The oldest parts of the building display Romanesque style elements, although the church’s overall character is Early Gothic. Peculiarities in the décor are a Doomsday painting above the quire arch and a stone Madonna, both remnants of the original décor, as well as a wooden Madonna from about 1450. The parish church has been lavishly renovated and now shines with a new radiance.

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More about the History of Nomborn

In 1289, Nomborn had its first documentary mention as Numburne.

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Nomborn is an Ortsgemeinde – a community belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde – in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

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