Things Worth Seeing in the Town Center

Welcome to Hof!

It doesn’t matter if you only have 3 hours or even longer: a stroll through the town center of Hof is a must.

If you start from the town hall all sights in the old town are easy to reach and you can even have a little detour via the Saaleaue. It also is not important how you are planning to discover Hof: on foot, by bike, by bus, alone or accompanied by a town guide – you are welcome anyway!

The Franciscan Monastery

A sanctuary for poets, philosophers and musicians.


Hospital Church

Baroque treasure a paradise of paintings.

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The Ludwigstraße

The heart of the town: Biedermeier and neoclassical style at its best.

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Wednesday and Saturday: hot spot, market place, oasis for indulgence.

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The Museum of the Bavarian Vogtland

Urban history, nature collections and new: “Flight and Expulsion”.

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The Oberes Tor

Everything revolves around the huge ball – and around shopping.

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Old Town

What? In Hof the old town is the actual new town?

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The Poor Clares Convent

A shelter for senior citizens, the socially disadvantaged and pilgrims.


The Reinhart-Gallery

The Roman-German from Hof: Johann Chr. Reinhart (1761–1847).

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Saale and its Meadows

A walk along the Saxon Saale - nature and history.

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The St. Lawrence Church

Back to the Middle Ages: The origin of the town of Hof and its region.

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The St. Mary’s

Romanticism and haven of rest at the entrance to the Altstadt.

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The St. Michael’s Church

Remarkable, sacred building and a fine-sounding organ.

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The Hofer Town Hall

The town hall: one of the most popular landmarks in Hof.

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View from the city hall tower

The view from the city hall tower ist worth the climb of 152 steps. In 32 meters you have a magnificent view over the city.
The tower is open during the summer months. You get the key at the tourist information.

Opening details

Monday - Friday 10 am - 5 pm
Saturday             10 am - 1 pm
Open Sundays    1 pm - 6 pm


View from the city hall tower

The view from the city hall tower is worth-while the climb of the 152 steps. At a height of 32 m one has a wonderful view of the city.

The tower is accessible in the summer months during the opening hours of the tourist information. There you can also get the key.