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

Here you can find interesting sights in Gifhorn, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. 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 Gifhorner boulder is a boulder composed of potash feldspar granite. It was discovered by an excavator driver on a plot of Lüneburger Straße in Gifhorn near the "Lady Devorgilla" mill in Gifhorn. It is buried in an excavated pit about three meters deep, which was excavated to build a residential building. According to the first measured value, the measured value is about. The 3.5 × 2.5 × 2.0 m block weighing 13 tons was obviously transported from southern Sweden to the discovery site through inland ice during the last cold period of Pleistocene, and deposited in moraine. This is the largest boulder ever found in Gifhorn County. For other reasons, another large and relatively well-known specimen from the area is Bickelstein.

Wikipedia: Findling (Gifhorn) (DE)

2. Internationales Mühlenmuseum Gifhorn

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Internationales Mühlenmuseum Gifhorn Die Autorenschaft wurde nicht in einer maschinell lesbaren Form angegeben. Es wird ArtMechanic als Autor angenommen (basierend auf den Rechteinhaber-Angaben). / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The International Windmill and Waterwheel Museum, located in Gifhorn, Lower Saxony, displays windmills and waterwheels from seven countries and covers an area of about 15 hectares. It is a unique facility in Europe. Fourteen original or completely reconstructed mills are embedded in a typical original environment. The whole site also displays historical items of mills and milling industry. The museum is located near the intersection of National Highway 4 and National Highway 188, with convenient transportation. The museum is located at Station 65 in Mühlenstraße, Lower Saxony. The museum is currently closed due to renovations and is scheduled to reopen in 2023.

Wikipedia: Mühlenmuseum Gifhorn (DE)

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 practically trained. From 1996, the sponsor-financed institution built the Bell Palace as an extensive building complex in the Old Russian architectural style. Due to a long construction period and financial shortage, it was only put into operation in 2013. The initiator of the institute is Horst Wrobel, the founder and long-standing director of the neighbouring Gifhorn Mill Museum.

Wikipedia: Die Brücke (Kulturinstitut) (DE)

4. St. Bernward

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St. Bernward Church is a Catholic church in Gifhorn, Lower Saxony, Germany. The church of Kirchweg 7 is named after the Bishop of St Bournward of Hildesheim and belongs to St Altfried Gifhorn/Main Diocese of Wolfsburg-Helmstedt Diocese of Hildesheim. There is a Catholic cemetery near the church, which is designated as the monument number. 34329788.

Wikipedia: St. Bernward (Gifhorn) (DE)

5. Schloß Gifhorn

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Schloß Gifhorn Axel Hindemith / Public domain

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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