1. Baretswil, (Mennonite Cave) The Tauferhohle gets its name from the Mennonites (Taufer) who, after the Reformation, found refuge from persecution here.

  2. Zurich, River Limmat and Rathausbru?cke (Town Hall Bridge) Here, Felix Manz, one of the founders of the Anabaptist movement, was the first martyr to be captured, sentenced to death, and drowned in the river on January 5th 1527.

  3. Huttengraben, 'Tauferversteck' (Mennonite Hiding Place) During the infamous persecutions the Mennonites built hiding places under the floors of their houses. Like here in Hu?ttengraben, where they even had their meetings underground.

  4. Langnau, Swiss-Mennonite Congregation Emmental Community centre of Kehr/Langenau. Oldest Mennonite congregation in Switzerland.

  5. Bern, Evangelic Mennonite Congregation Bern The worship services take place in the church building on the Burgdorfholzstrasse

    Bern, 'Blutturm' (Blood Tower) on the river Aare The Blutturm formed part of the city walls of Bern, and wasn't an official place of execution. However, the Anabaptists Hans Tschantz (amongst others) was questioned and tortured in one of these towers.

  6. Liestal, Education & Convention centre Bienenberg The Theological Seminary Bienenberg in Switzerland is deeply rooted in the Mennonite history and tradition.

  7. Tramelan, Jeanguisboden Chapel. In the Jeanguisboden Chapel the library and the archive of the Swiss Mennonites are housed.

  8. Valdoie, French Mennonite archives The history of the French Mennonites: a collection of books and writings by and about many generations.

  9. Salm, Cemetery near Bourg-Bruche From 1708 the Anabaptists settled around the castle of the principality of Salm, until they migrated to the USA at the beginning of the 20th century. 


  10. Montbéliard, Evangelical Mennonite Churchof "la Prairie"  The congregation is a member of the Association of Evangelical Mennonite Churches of France.


  11. Colmar, UnterlindenMuseum This museum in a 13th century former convent for Dominican sisters, houses the famous Isenheim Altarpiece by Matthias Grunewald.

     

    Colmar, Evangelical Mennonite Church of Ingersheim This building is co-owned by various Christian congregations, who share its use.

  12. Strasbourg, Europe Parliament The European Parliament is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union.

  13. Wissembourg, Mont des Oiseaux Mennonite Children's Home   'Mont des Oiseaux' has been a loving home for disabled children for over 50 years.

  14. Paris, Mennonite Centre of Paris Its extensive library serves theology faculties and institutes, and it publishes material, with an emphasis on the history of the Mennonites.

  15. Antwerp, Printing House Plantijn-Moretus Museum (Unesco world heritage) Because of the invention of letterpress printing the Reformation could spread quickly. The museum tells us all about this important stage in the Church history of Europe. Antwerp "Het Steen"

    Antwerp "Het Steen"  In the 16thcenturyt the castle "Het Steen"(the stone castle) on the banks of the river Schelde was a prison and a place of execution where many Mennonite martyrs met their death.

  16. Amsterdam, Singelkerk  The Mennonite Church was built in 1608 to house the Flemish congregation. Later it was called 'Bij 't Lam' (Next to the Lamb), because of its location next to a brewery with a picture of a lamb on its facade.

  17. Zaandam, De Zaanse Schans Canadian Mennonites visiting De Zaanse Schans. Memories of the  'golden age' of the area, where Mennonites once owned over 600 windmills.

  18. Krommenie, Mennonite Church This wooden Church was built in 1702, after part of the village, including the former church, went up in flames.

  19. De Rijp, Museum "In the Wooden House" De Rijp is famous for its Mennonite herring fishers, whalers and seamen, but especially for the Mennonite hydraulic engineer and mill-builder Jan Adriaanszoon Leeghwater.

  20. Schoorl, Dopersduin Dopersduin is a Mennonite conference centre and holiday resort in the Netherlands, as are Mennorode and Fredeshiem.

  21. Witmarsum, Menno Simons Monument and contour church This place reminds us of the birthplace, life and works of Menno Simons (1496-1561). He was the biggest influence on the future direction of the worldwide Anabaptists movement.
    Witmarsum, 'Koepelkerk' This protestant domed church is built on the site of a former church,  where the then-pastor Menno Simons left the Roman Catholic church.

    Witmarsum, 'Koepelkerk' This protestant domed church is built on the site of a former church,  where the then-pastor Menno Simons left the Roman Catholic church.

  22. Leeuwarden, Mennonite Church. The current church was built in 1680 and has been renovated and expanded a few times.

  23. Groningen, Mennonite Church of Groningen This church was built after the merging of the Old Flemish, United Waterlander and Flemish congregations in 1809, and was ready for use in 1815.

  24. Norden, Mennonite Church As early as 1556 Norden already had two separate Mennonite congregations (Waterlander and Old-Flemish).

  25. Emden, Johannes a Lasco Library In the Great Church of Emden you can find the library named after the Polish nobleman Johannes a Lasco. He and Menno Simons severely differed in opinion.

  26. Hamburg, Hamburg Mennonite Church Hamburg-Altona The Mennonite Congregation Hamburg-Altona was founded in 1601.The current church was built in 1914-16, and was spared during the war.

  27. Bad Oldesloe, Menno Kate In Wu?stenfelde near Bad Oldesloe Menno Simons and his family found a safe haven from persecution. Here he established a printing press, and he would live here till the end of his life.

  28. Berlijn, Menno-Heim The Menno-Heim of the Berlin Mennonite Congregation can house a total of 16 guests, and is also home to the Berlin Mennonite Peace Centre.


  29. Mata Nieszawka near Torun, Former Mennonite church. This church used to be a Mennonite Church and is near the open air museum Wielka Nieszawka. It is now a Roman Catholic church.

  30. Chelmno Area, Vistula (Weichsel) river Bird's eye view of the agricultural delta area, where many Mennonites once lived.

  31. Gdansk, Former Mennonite church The first Anabaptists settled here in Danzig in the 16th century. The church was built in 1819 and is now home to a Pentecostal congregation.


    Gdansk, City Centre This cosmopolitan city of the 'golden age' has always remained an important city for trade and art, and a melting pot of cultures and ethnic groups.

  32. Nowy Dwor Gdanski, Museum Zulawski (Delta)
    In this museum you will find the permanent exhibition "The Polish Polder", a co-production of the Mennonite Church in Haarlem (NL) and Poland.


  33. Elbing, former Mennonite Church The first Mennonite Church in Elbing, used as such from 1590 to 1900.

  34. Zulawy Area, Farm At the end of the 18th century a new kind of house became characteristic to this area, though it wasn't originally designed by Mennonites.

  35. Swiecie, Wooden Farm in Landscape Park Original farm built in 1770 in the village of Chrystkowo.


  36. Warsaw, Lazienki Park and Chopin Monument Warsaw's  largest and most famous park, designed in Baroque style in the 17th century by Tylman van Gameren, offers many wonderful attractions.

  37. Kiev, Bridge over the river Djnepr The Djnepr river flows through Belarus, Russia and Ukraine and ends in the Black Sea. In the Ukraine it creates the border between Western and Eastern Ukraine.

  38. Chortitza, Monument for the 30.000 Mennonites who disappeared. At the initiative of the 'International Mennonite Memorial Committee for the Former Soviet Union' this monument was placed in the centre of Chortitza in 2009.

    Chortitza, former Girls' School. This girls' school which opened its doors on the 11th of September 1895 is still in use as a school. In 1903 it had 71 students, and enjoyed an excellent reputation.


    Chortitza, Cossac Monument and Large Oak Tree. Cossacs lived in the Chortitza region until 1774. The 700 year old oak was sacred to them. Unfortunately the tree is now almost completely dead.


    Chortitza, cemetery. So many names that we still see and hear today recorded on these gravestones.


    Chortitza,dam. Dam in de Dnjepr.

  39. Molotschna, former Girls' school The girls' school (Madchenschule) in Halbstadt was established in 1882. The facility is known as the Mennonite Centre in Ukraine. It provides a variety of medical and educational programs.

  40. Petershagen, Mennonite church The church was built in 1892 to replace one built in 1831. Canadian Mennonites have financed the current reconstruction. Part of the church has been turned into a temporary refuge for the elderly of Petershagen. Members of the Congregation help in providing care.

  41. Odessa, The Potemkin Stairs The 1925 film 'The Battleship Potemkin' shows the 1905 mutiny of its crew against the Czar. The scene on the stairs in Odessa created the optimum dramatic effect.

  42. Lviv, Mennonite church and 'Schu?lerheim' (Student house) From 1784 till 1930-40 Mennonites lived in and around Lviv (Lemberg). The building on 23 Kostia Levytskoho street served as a chapel, and in 1925 also as student dorms.


    Lviv, City Centre

  43. Krakau, Wawel Hill On the Wawel Hill you will find the Royal Palace (Formal Residence of the Polish Monarchy till 1611) and the Wawel Cathedral. It also houses the national museum.

  44. Niedersulz, 'Taufermuseum' (Anabaptists museum)  In 2008 the first permanent museum in Austria about the Hutterites was opened in the museum-village Niedersulz. During the Reformation the Hutterites, like the Anabaptistswere persecuted because of their religious beliefs.

  45. Wenen, Vienna State Opera The world's best known opera house opened in 1869. It was almost completely destroyed during WWII, but opened again to the public in 1955.


    Vienna, Dr. Balthasar Hubmaier

  46. Linz, Mennonite Free-Church Linz This Mennonite congregation was formed after WWII.


    Linz, City Centre This city on the Danube has been transformed  from a grey industrial city into a radiant and enterprising cultural metropolis.

  47. Horbach, Tauferbrunnen (Anabaptist Well) The bronze plaque on the side of the well describes the forgotten history of the village of Horbach.

  48. Augsburg, City Hall Opened in 1624 and almost completely destroyed during bombardments in 1944. Renovated in 1955 and returned to its original splendour in 1985.


  49. Ingolstadt, Community Centre 'Mennonitengemeinde Ingolstadt' 'Freikirchliche Gemeinde', are characterised by communal living, their own style of belief and independence from the state. They renounced the idea of the church having to pay taxes to the state.

  50. Bolanden-Weierhof, Entrance to the 'Mennonitenkirche Weierhof' The Weierhof has been in existence since 1682. From 1867 onwards it has been a place of education. Since 1998 the archives and library of the Mennonite History Union are housed here.

  51. Enkenbach, Mennonite Congregation Enkenbach Established 50 years ago, when the Mennonites fled here from West-Prussia. 'PAX-boys' (US conscientious objectors) helped build the church and the houses in the 1950s.

  52. Mainz, Gutenberg Museum As the inventor of the printing press, Johannes Gutenberg has had an enormous influence on the development of societies the world over.

  53. Bonn, Bonn Bible Seminary In 1993 the Bonn Bible Seminary was founded, with the aim of supporting our Russian-German Baptist churches by providing biblically based theological education for pastors, missionaries, and lay ministers here in Germany. 


  54. Munster, Lamberti Church with cages Three cages attached to the church built in 1375, mark the drama of 1535 after the city was taken over by anabaptist Jan van Leiden and his cohorts.

  55. Detmold, Museum of Russian German Cultural History Starting in 1763 large groups of Mennonites migrated from Germany to what is now called Southern Ukraine. The museum allows us to experience how these Mennonites developed over a period of 250 years.

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