12 Sights in Hildesheim, Germany (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Hildesheim, 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 12 sights are available in Hildesheim, Germany.List of cities in GermanySightseeing Tours in Hildesheim
1. St. Michaelis
The Michaeliskirche in Hildesheim is an Ottonian, i.e. pre-Romanesque or according to Kubach early Romanesque church. Until the Reformation, it was the abbey church of the Benedictine abbey of the same name. Today it is an Evangelical Lutheran parish church. The Bernwardskrypta belongs to the Catholic inner city parish and is used for weekday masses. Since 1985, the church, together with Hildesheim Cathedral, has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site under the name Cathedral and Michaeliskirche in Hildesheim. On 2 January 2010, an anniversary stamp (2.20 EUR) was issued with the motif of St. Michael. Since 7 February 2014, a German €2 commemorative coin has been in circulation, the reverse of which shows the church.
The Bugenhagenbrunnen is a monument created by Ulrich Henn, which was inaugurated on Whit Sunday 1995 on Andreasplatz in Hildesheim. It is dedicated to Johannes Bugenhagen, who held the first Protestant sermon on 1 September 1542 in the Andreaskirche. It was financed by the Friedrich Weinhagen Foundation in Hildesheim. The fountain is 7.5 meters high and has a diameter of 8 meters. It is cast in bronze. In the artwork, the artist did not so much depict the person of Bugenhagen, but his work – "updated", as Johannes Brockhoff writes.
3. St. Mauritius
Stiftskirche St. Mauritius is a Catholic church on the Moritzberg in Hildesheim, Germany. The early Romanesque basilica built in 1058–1072 has been preserved without any major changes. The interior has been Baroque since the 18th century. The cloister is one of the city's most peaceful squares. Under the church is an impressive crypt, also used for church services.
4. St. Andreas
The church of St. Andreas is the principal Lutheran church of Hildesheim, Germany, not to be confounded with the Catholic Hildesheim Cathedral. Its tower is 114.5 metres (376 ft) tall, making it the tallest church tower in Lower Saxony; it is accessible and offers a panoramic view of both the city and surrounding countryside.
5. 1000 jähriger Rosenstock
The Thousand-year Rose, also known as the Rose of Hildesheim, grows on the apse of the Hildesheim Cathedral, a Catholic cathedral in Hildesheim, Germany, that is dedicated to the Assumption of Mary. The cathedral and the adjacent St. Michael's Church have been on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites since 1985.
6. Klosterkirche St. Michael Marienrode
St. Michael is the Catholic Church in the Hildesheim district of Marienrode. The former Cistercian church named after the Archangel Michael is now the monastery church of the Benedictines of the Marienrode monastery and at the same time the parish of St. Mauritius in the Hildesheim dean.
7. Basilika St. Godehard
St. Godehard is a church in Hildesheim, Germany, formerly the church of a Benedictine abbey. It remained almost unaltered through the centuries and was not damaged much in World War II. It is one of the most important examples of Romanesque architecture in Germany.
8. Mariä Lichtmess
Mariä Lichtmess is a Catholic parish church in the Lower Saxony Bishops city of Hildesheim, which was named after the festival "Representation of the Lord". It is located in the Drispenstedt district and belongs to the Deanery Hildesheim of the Hildesheim diocese.
9. Unbefleckte Empfängnis Mariä
Immaculate conception, also called St. Marien, is the Roman Catholic Church in the Hildesheim district of Bavenstedt. Today it belongs to the parish of St. Martin, based in Eight in the Dean's Office Borsum-Sarstedt of the diocese of Hildesheim.
10. St. Kunibert
St. Kunibert is a Roman Catholic church in the Hildesheim district of Sorsum Today it belongs to the parish of St. Martinus Hildesheim – Catholic Church in the "Güldenen Winkel" in the deanery of Hildesheim of the Diocese of Hildesheim.
11. St. Magdalenen
The Magdalenenkirche or St. Magdalenen is one of the churches in Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, Germany. The Magdalenenkirche is a Catholic church that was once a monastery church, and is situated in the old town at 25 Mühlenstraße.
12. Unbefleckte Empfängnis Mariä
Immaculate Conception of Mary, also known as Mary Immaculate, is the Roman Catholic church in Einum, Hildesheim. Today it belongs to the parish of St. Martin in the deanery of Borsum-Sarstedt of the Diocese of Hildesheim.
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