5 Sights in Gifhorn, Germany (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Gifhorn, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Gifhorn, Germany.

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1. Gifhorner Findling

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The Gifhorn boulder is a boulder made of potash feldspar granite, which was discovered on 8 August 2014 by an excavator operator during earthworks on a property in Lüneburger Straße in Gifhorn near the Gifhorn mill "Lady Devorgilla". It was located in a three-meter-deep excavation pit that had been excavated for the construction of a residential building. According to a first measurement, the block, which is about 3.5 × 2.5 × 2.0 metres in size and weighs 13 tonnes, was apparently transported from southern Sweden through the inland ice to the site during one of the last glacial periods of the Pleistocene and deposited there within a moraine. It is said to be the largest boulder discovered so far in the district of Gifhorn. Another large and for other reasons relatively well-known specimen in the district is the Bickelstein.

Wikipedia: Findling (Gifhorn) (DE)

2. Internationales Mühlenmuseum Gifhorn

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The International Wind and Watermill Museum in Gifhorn, Lower Saxony, presents windmills and watermills from seven countries on an approximately 15-hectare outdoor area, making it a unique institution in Europe. The 14 original or faithfully reconstructed mills are embedded in an environment typical of origin. Historical objects of milling and milling are also exhibited throughout the site. The museum complex is conveniently located near the intersection of Bundesstraßen 4 and 188. The museum is station 65 of the Lower Saxony Mill Road. The museum is currently closed for renovation work and is scheduled to reopen in 2023.

Wikipedia: Mühlenmuseum Gifhorn (DE), Website

3. Glocken-Palast - Europäisches Handwerker-Institut

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The bridge is a cultural institute founded in 1993 in Gifhorn in Lower Saxony, where Russian artisans are to be trained practically. The sponsor-financed institution built the Bell Palace from 1996 as an extensive building complex in the old Russian architectural style. Due to a long construction period and lack of funds, it was not put into operation until 2013. The initiator of the institute was Horst Wrobel, the founder and long-standing director of the neighbouring Gifhorn Mill Museum.

Wikipedia: Die Brücke (Kulturinstitut) (DE), Website

4. St. Bernward

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Sankt Bernward's Church (German: Kirche Sankt Bernward) is a Catholic church in Gifhorn, Lower Saxony, Germany. The church at Kirchweg 7, named after the holy bishop Bernward of Hildesheim, belongs to the parish of St. Altfrid Gifhorn/Meine in the deanery of Wolfsburg-Helmstedt of the diocese of Hildesheim. Not far from the church, which is designated as monument no. 34329788, is a Catholic cemetery.

Wikipedia: St. Bernward (Gifhorn) (DE), Website

5. Schloß Gifhorn

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Gifhorn Castle is a castle in Gifhorn, Germany, built between 1525 and 1581 in the Weser Renaissance style. The castle was fortified until 1790 with moats, ramparts and bastions and was never captured. In the 16th century it was the Residenz of the Duchy of Gifhorn under Duke Francis of Brunswick-Lüneburg for just 10 years.

Wikipedia: Gifhorn Castle (EN)

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