Hildesheim is one of the easiest cities to explore on your own. They have what they call “The Rose Route“. No it is not a rose garden. It is actually a very unique way to follow the rose cobblestones set in the pavements. These roses show you the way to all the important and interesting sights:
The route will take you about four hours, but you can split it up in smaller sections, in order to explore on your own time.
You can get a brochure of the route with all the necessary information on all the stations, including a map and directions. It is available from: the Hildesheim Tourist Information Office . It can also be ordered by telephone on 05121 1798 0 or via the online shop .
Small cafés and cozy restaurants along the way provide refreshment along the way, where the rose route leads past.
This half-timbered house in Hildesheim is situated in the federal state of Lower Saxony, Germany. Here you can visit the restaurant as well as the City Museum. This is also the place where the traditional Christmas Market is held in each year. Starting in the last week of November up until Christmas Eve.
– the origin of the name is uncertain. After being heavily damaged during the war in 1945, the City Hall was rebuilt and inaugurated in 1954.
Hildesheim is only 30 kilometers from the state Capital Hanover. You can easily reach the city by train.
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International Airport: Hannover Airport (HAJ) Flights
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