Hameln became popular worldwide because of the fairytale "The Pied Piper of Hamlyn." The beautiful old town of ... More
Hameln became popular worldwide because of the fairytale "The Pied Piper of Hamlyn." The beautiful old town of Hameln has a fabulous atmosphere with numerous renaissance-buildings even today. Every year about 2 million people visit Hameln and about 200,000 stay there for the night. The "Pied Piper plays", on from May to September are very popular, and take place every Sunday in front of the "Hochzeitshaus". The most famous sights in Hameln are the "Pied Piper's house" (1602), the "Dempterhouse" (1607), the "Leisthouse" (1585-89) and the "Hochzeitshouse" (1610-17).
By the mid 1950s, the suburb of Brandenbaum had grown extensively. Yet the nearest church was too small and too
far away, so a new parish was created, though it had no church of its own in the beginning. ...
The Heiligen Geist Hospital at Koberg certainly belongs among the major Old Town sights. Lübeck´s wealthy merchants designed the building
to be a home for the poor and sick in 1280, and it still has an old people´s home ...
This museum port was built near the old navigators' and mariners' village of Övelgönne in 1977. Today, many sailing boats
are moored at the pontoons and so are the Fire Service Boat "Elbe 3" (1888), the Steamship "Otto Laufer", ...