An ancient city of medieval origin in Lower Saxony, Göttingen (Göttingen) was part of the Hanseatic League in the 14th century, becoming an important merchant city along the commercial road that connected Lübeck to Frankfurt am Main.
The city is today known for its ancient and renowned university, founded in the 18th century. Saved from the bombings that devastated many German cities during the Second World War, Göttingen has a beautiful historic center with an ancient medieval town hall and a famous fountain, the “Gänseliesel”, the fountain of the maiden with the two geese symbol of the city.
GOTTINGEN CHRISTMAS MARKET
1) Göttingen Christmas Market (Göttinger Weihnachtsmarkt – Weihnachtsmarkt am Alten Rathaus). The market takes place in the main square of the historic center around the famous Gänseliesel fountain and overlooked by the church of St. Johannis and the town hall. The part of the market dedicated to the crafts of the artisans is very beautiful, where some of them show how they create their works live, here you will find those who prepare the candles, those who create valuable ceramic objects and those who blow the glass. The part dedicated to food and Christmas specialties of the market is also very rich. There is no shortage of entertainment for young and old, you will find a carousel and a large Ferris wheel.Booking.com