Things to see and do - Göttingen
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Göttingen Travel guide
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Göttingen is one of Germany's towns with the longest -standing university tradition: student life still contributes to the town's lively and often extremely noisy ambiance. The old town contains many attractive and interesting buildings. Since the last war, Göttingen has been the headquarters for the Max Planck Society, a group of some fifty research institutes throughout Germany. Max Planck himself (1858-1947), who discovered the quantum theory in 1900, is buried here.
Tourist attractions Göttingen : Things to see and do
The town hall, built in the 14C and 15C, has a typical medieval layout. Before the façade stands the Goosegirl fountain, focal point of student processions when exams are over. At the southwest corner of the Markt, the view encompasses four churches:..
Most of the half-timbered houses are found in the eastern part of the old quarter. Near the Rathaus stands the old Junkernschänke tavern, a half-timbered Renaissance house. Its former master and mistress can be seen on the corner post.
The museum is mainly devoted to religious art from the region, but also contains a section on local history describing how the town and university grew up.
Bahnhofsallee 1 a D - 37081 Göttingen
This 4-star hotel is located at Göttingen's central station offering soundproofed rooms to guarantee a peaceful night's sleep. Show your room ID to use the local public transport for free. Dine in the InterCityHotel Göttingen light-filled Mediterra..
Goetheallee 22-23 D - 37073 Göttingen
Prix Prices from : 120 €
This elegant 4-star hotel is located in the centre of Göttingen, near the main railway station and historic district. It offers a friendly family-run atmosphere. The cosy rooms at the Romantik Hotel Gebhardts are classically furnished. Wi-Fi is avai..
Groner Landstr. 55 D - 37081 Göttingen
Prix Prices from : 66 €
This 3-star hotel offers comfortable accommodation, right in the heart of Göttingen. It lies less that a 10-minute walk from the train station and a 15-minute from the Old Town. Look forward to bright, spacious rooms at the Leine-Hotel, all well-equ..
Kasseler Landstr. 25c D - 37083 Göttingen-Grone
Goethe-Allee 22 D - 37073 GÖTTINGEN
The restaurant decor is clearly influenced by a certain English charm. It has dark Regency chairs and leather upholstered sofas, but avoids any hint of ostentation. International cuisine.
Obere Karspüle 22 D - 37073 GÖTTINGEN
Vaulted ceilings and exposed stonework give this restaurant a warm and friendly feel. The fresh, international cuisine served up by chef Jacqueline Amirfallah has a touch of the oriental. Witness her Arab-style preserved lemon soup with sesame. Furth..
Reinhäuser Landstr. 22a D - 37083 GÖTTINGEN
Rote Str. 16 D - 37073 GÖTTINGEN
Restaurant furnishings inspired by Catalan architect Gaudi. A light, colourful atmosphere, serving Mediterranean inspired cooking.
Kasseler Landstr. 93 D - 37081 Göttingen-Grone