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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.

In June 2009, The Wadden Sea was added to the World Heritage List, becoming Germany's second Natural UNESCO Site. The Wadden Sea comprises the Dutch Wadden Sea Conservation Area and the German Wadden Sea National Parks of Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein. It is a large temperate, relatively flat coastal wetland environment consisting of tidal channels, sandy shoals, sea-grass meadows, mussel beds, sandbars, mudflats, salt marshes, estuaries, beaches and dunes. This area is home to numerous plant and animal species and one of the last remaining natural, large-scale, intertidal ecosystems where natural processes continue to function largely undisturbed.

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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."

If you'd like to learn more about UNESCO World Heritage sites in Northern Germany, please use the links below, download a UNESCO brochure or order informative material at our webshop.