Hamelin

Hamelin (German: Hameln) is a town in Lower Saxony, 50 km southwest of Hanover. It is the scene of the Pied Piper story (German: Rattenfänger von Hameln), about the man who expelled rats from the town by playing the pipe, and subsequently abducted the town's children when the citizenry refused to pay him what was initially agreed.

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Rattenfängerhaus

Call so because of inscription on the wall. Renaissance style with stone facade dating from 1602 (the timber building is older).

EAT   —  +49 5151-3888 —  Osterstr. 28

Hotel Jugendstil

SLEEP   —  Wettorstr. 15


Rattenfängerhotel Berkeler Warte



Hamelin Museum



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