Walking route in Erlangen

Visit Erlangen's top attractions in this 49 minutes itinerary. Palais Stutterheim, Schloßplatz and all other sights were never that easy to visit in this well planned 49 minutes Erlangen itinerary.

Route type Route distance Route time
Walking 3.3 km 49 minutes

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Route itinerary

  1. Walk 120 m / 1 minute

    Prof. Dr. Gottfried Thomasius Memorial

    Gottfried Thomasius (June 26, 1802 – January 24, 1875) was a German Lutheran theologian. He was born in Egenhausen (in present-day Middle Franconia) and he died in Erlangen. He studied philosophy and theology in Erlangen, Halle and Berlin, and as a student had renowned instructors that included Friedrich Schleiermacher, August Neander, G. W. F. Hegel, Philip Marheineke and Friedrich Tholuck. In 1829 he began serving as a pastor in Nuremberg, and in 1842 was appointed professor of dogmatics at the University of Erlangen. Thomasius was an important representative of the "Erlangen School" within the German Neo-Lutheranism movement and a major influence on, for instance, the church historian Albert Hauck.

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    Carl Friedrich Canstatt Memorial

    Karl Friedrich Canstatt (11 July 1807, Regensburg – 10 March 1850, Erlangen) was a German physician and medical author. == Biography == He received his education at the University of Vienna, followed by studies under Johann Lukas Schönlein at the University of Wurzburg, where in 1831 he obtained his medical doctorate. The following year, he went to Paris to study Asiatic cholera, a disease that was then epidemic in the French capital. Canstatt's study of the disease, published in 1832, attracted the attention of the Belgian government, which commissioned him to take charge in establishment and management of a cholera hospital. He remained in Brussels until 1838, afterwards returning to Regensburg in order to practice ophthalmology.

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    Emmy Noether Memorial

    Amalie Emmy Noether (German: [ˈnøːtɐ]; 23 March 1882 – 14 April 1935) was a German mathematician known for her landmark contributions to abstract algebra and theoretical physics. She invariably used the name "Emmy Noether" in her life and publications. She was described by Pavel Alexandrov, Albert Einstein, Jean Dieudonné, Hermann Weyl, and Norbert Wiener as the most important woman in the history of mathematics. As one of the leading mathematicians of her time, she developed the theories of rings, fields, and algebras. In physics, Noether's theorem explains the connection between symmetry and conservation laws.

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    Emil Fischer Memorial

    Hermann Emil Louis Fischer FRS FRSE FCS (9 October 1852 – 15 July 1919) was a German chemist and 1902 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He also discovered the Fischer esterification. He developed the Fischer projection, a symbolic way of drawing asymmetric carbon atoms. He never used his first given name, and was known throughout his life simply as Emil Fischer. == Early years == Fischer was born in Euskirchen, near Cologne, the son of Laurenz Fischer, a businessman, and his wife Julie Poensgen.

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    August von Platen-Hallermünde Memorial

    Karl August Georg Maximilian Graf von Platen-Hallermünde (24 October 1796 – 5 December 1835) was a German poet and dramatist. In German he mostly is called Graf (Count) Platen. == Biography == August von Platen was born on 24 October 1796 at Ansbach, the son of the Oberforstmeister (a senior public servant) of that state, Count Philipp August von Platen-Hallermünde, by second wife Baroness Christiane Eichler von Auriz. Shortly after his birth Ansbach and other Franconian principalities became incorporated with Bavaria. Platen entered the school of cadets (Kadettenhaus) in Munich, Bavaria, where he showed early poetic talent.

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    Johannes Calvin Memorial

    John Calvin (; French: Jean Calvin, pronounced [ʒɑ̃ kalvɛ̃]; born Jehan Cauvin: 10 July 1509 – 27 May 1564) was a French theologian, pastor and reformer in Geneva during the Protestant Reformation. He was a principal figure in the development of the system of Christian theology later called Calvinism, aspects of which include the doctrines of predestination and of the absolute sovereignty of God in salvation of the human soul from death and eternal damnation, in which doctrines Calvin was influenced by and elaborated upon the Augustinian and other Christian traditions. Various Congregational, Reformed, Reformed Baptists and Presbyterian churches, which look to Calvin as the chief expositor of their beliefs, have spread throughout the world. Calvin was a tireless polemic and apologetic writer who generated much controversy. He also exchanged cordial and supportive letters with many reformers, including Philipp Melanchthon and Heinrich Bullinger.

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    August Ebrard Memorial

    Johannes Heinrich August Ebrard (18 January 1818 – 23 July 1888) was a German Protestant theologian. == Biography == Born at Erlangen, he was educated in his native town and at Berlin, and after teaching in a private family became Privatdozent at Erlangen (1841) and then professor of theology at Zürich (1844). In 1847 he was appointed professor of theology at Erlangen, a chair which he resigned in 1861; in 1875 he became pastor of the French reformed church in the same city. As a critic Ebrard occupied a very moderate standpoint; as a writer his chief works were Christliche Dogmatik (2 vols, 1851), Vorlesungen über praktische Theologie (1864), and Apologetik (1874–1875, Eng. trans.

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    Bahnhof Erlangen Attraction

    Erlangen station is located on the Nuremberg–Bamberg railway in the German state of Bavaria. It is the oldest railway station of the city of Erlangen and it is the only station in the city served by long-distance trains. It is classified by Deutsche Bahn as a category 3 station and has four platform tracks. == Location == The station is located on the western edge of the old town of Erlangen and extends on a north-south orientation from the Am Altstädter Friedhof overpass to the Güterhallenstraße overpass. == Infrastructure == The station has four through tracks, of which tracks 1 and 4 are used for long-distance and regional trains to pass and tracks 2 (not used for normal services) and 3 are used for regional trains starting and ending in Erlangen.

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    Karl Friedrich Nägelsbach Memorial

    Carl Friedrich Nägelsbach (March 28, 1806 – April 21, 1859, Erlangen), was a German classical philologist. Nagelsbach was born at Wöhrd near Nuremberg. After studying at the Universities of Erlangen and Berlin, in 1827 he accepted an appointment at the Nuremberg gymnasium. From 1842 up until his death in 1859, he was a professor of philology at the University of Erlangen. Nagelsbach is chiefly known for his excellent "Lateinische Stilistik" (1846; 9th edition by Ivan von Müller, 1905).

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    Karl Georg von Raumer Memorial

    Karl Georg von Raumer (* 9 April 1783 in Wörlitz; † 2 June 1865 in Erlangen) was a German geologist and educator. == Biography == Raumer was born in Wörlitz. He was educated at the universities of Göttingen and Halle, and at the mining academy in Freiberg as a student of Abraham Gottlob Werner. In 1811 he became professor of mineralogy at Breslau, and two years later, participated in the German Campaign of 1813. In 1819 he relocated as a professor to the University of Halle, then in 1827 settled at the University of Erlangen as a professor of natural history and mineralogy.

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    Paul Gordan Memorial

    Paul Albert Gordan (27 April 1837 – 21 December 1912) was a German mathematician, a student of Carl Jacobi at the University of Königsberg before obtaining his Ph.D. at the University of Breslau (1862), and a professor at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. He was born in Breslau, Germany (now Wrocław, Poland), and died in Erlangen, Germany. He was known as "the king of invariant theory". His most famous result is that the ring of invariants of binary forms of fixed degree is finitely generated. He and Alfred Clebsch gave their name to Clebsch–Gordan coefficients.

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