UNESCO sites in northern Germany
World heritage sites in northern Germany captivate visitors with religious art treasures, mining monuments and Hanseatic history. Hildesheim for example, is blessed with beautiful church buildings, while fascinating mining and industrial heritage awaits in Goslar. The Hanseatic cities of Bremen, Lübeck, Wismar and Stralsund meanwhile, make enthralling destinations with their historic old quarters, fine monuments, religious art and traditional brick buildings.
Learn more about North Germany UNESCO World Heritage sites:
You can explore the mines of Rammelsburg, which were once the largest interconnected repositories of metal ore in the world; or visit the historic center of Wismar that was an important Hanseatic trading post in the 14th and 15th centuries. Everywhere you look, you can find North Germany UNESCO World Heritage sites. These sites, according to the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, represent the “identification, protection, and preservation of cultural and natural heritage around the world considered to be of outstanding value to humanity.”