Hameln, City of the Pied Piper

Pied piper of Hamelin

The city of Hameln is not only well known for manufacturing of winding machines but of course by the famous story of the Pied Piper. The legend of the Pied Piper occurs in the year 1284 and is worldwide known in many countries.

=> The legend of the Pied Piper (external link)

Besides a historically grown old town Hameln offers today a wide range of touristic attractions. These are the beautiful landscape of the "Weserbergland" (Weser  hills), the river Weser and the castles in the surrounding area. Many different shops in the pedestrian area and in the new shopping center "Stadtgalerie" invites all visitors.

Please find below further information about Hameln and its surrounding, some touristic destinations and shopping directions, where this list makes no claim to be complete and where the sequence represents no valuation:

          => Official website of the City of Hameln (external link)
          => Weserbergland tourism office (external link)

          => Castle "Hämelschenburg" (in German language; external link)

          => Castle "Marienburg" (external link)

          => Porcelain museum castle "Fürstenberg" (external link)

          => Shopping center "Stadtgalerie" (external link)

Castle Hämelschenburg
Castle "Hämelschenburg"

Historic downtown Hameln
Historic downtown
Shopping center Stadtgalerie
Shopping center "Stadtgalerie"
The world of winding