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The House of Welf in Hildesheim

From Henry the Lion to Queen Marie of Hanover, discover the chequered relationship between the House of Welf, the Bishopric and the City of Hildesheim.

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English

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Multimedia World Heritage Exhibition Tour

A multimedia exhibition gives you a fun and concise insight into the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Hildesheim, and also takes a look at the World Heritage Sites in the surrounding area and around the world. Touchscreens, 3D models, virtual...

Duration

0 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English

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Short and Smart

The City Guides Guild offers an hour-long tour that provides an introduction to the seat of the bishopric. Route, content and meeting points are agreed individually with the tour guide.

Duration

1 hrs.

Languages offered

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Mediaeval Life in Hildesheim

This tour brings history to life. It is particularly suited to primary school children.

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

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Legendary Hildesheim

Experience the mediaeval history of the city differently with the Devil's Horn, the 1000-year-old rosebush and "the Virgin of Hildesheim".

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

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Talking Hands

The city guides offer a tour conducted in sign language for people who are hard of hearing.

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German
  • Sign language

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On the Trail of Jewish Life

The students discover the historical traces of Jewish life - from the Market Square via the Jewish cemetery, ending up at the memorial in the New Town. The tour is suitable for students aged 12 and above.

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English

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St Andrew's – Above the Rooftops of Hildesheim

This tour focuses on the gothic parish church of St. Andrew. Beginning in the Market Square, the tour passes the city model and the "Upended Sugarloaf" on its way to the church. Climbing the steeple for a view of the city and the region from 75...

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English
  • Norwegian

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Our Market Square in Hildesheim

Butcher's Guild Hall, "Tempelhaus", "Rolandstift", "Wedekindhaus" or "Rococohaus" - the "gute Stube", or the impressive face of Hildesheim transport you back in time. You will find out all about these historic buildings and their usage from the...

Duration

1 hrs.

Languages offered

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Over the Ramparts to "Cheese Cellar"

The tour begins at St Michael's Church, continues through the Magdalena Gardens and over the ramparts to the "Kehrwieder" tower near the streets lined with old half-timbered houses in the Hildesheim New Town. A visit to the casemates - commonly...

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English
  • Norwegian

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