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[[Image:Hildesheim-St Michaels Church outside.jpg|320px|thumb|'''Church of St. Michael''' (Michaeliskirche) - World Cultural Heritage]]  
 
[[Image:Hildesheim-St Michaels Church outside.jpg|320px|thumb|'''Church of St. Michael''' (Michaeliskirche) - World Cultural Heritage]]  
 
'''Hildesheim''' [http://www.hildesheim.de/staticsite/staticsite.php?menuid=1067&topmenu=4] is a city in the north [[Germany|German]] region (''Land'') of [[Lower Saxony]] (''Niedersachsen'').
 
'''Hildesheim''' [http://www.hildesheim.de/staticsite/staticsite.php?menuid=1067&topmenu=4] is a city in the north [[Germany|German]] region (''Land'') of [[Lower Saxony]] (''Niedersachsen'').
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==Get around==
 
==Get around==
[[File:Hildesheim timbered houses.jpg|thumb|Hildesheim timbered houses]]
 
Stroll around the city center and see the numerous nice timbered houses.<br>
 
 
The city centre can be explored comfortably on foot. All objects of interest and public buildings are out-described. The cycle track net is nearly complete, up to few distances in the center. Also for cyclists there are own, uniform signs in the city and the region of Hildesheim. For further distances buses and taxis are present. A single ticket for the city bus costs 2.15 € for adults and 1.00 € for children. It applies 60 minute long to as many as desired uses. With the city ticket at the price of 6.80 € 2 adults and 2 children can make as many as desired bus travels during whole day. For more informations call Stadtwerke Hildesheim, Tel. 05121 66666.
 
The city centre can be explored comfortably on foot. All objects of interest and public buildings are out-described. The cycle track net is nearly complete, up to few distances in the center. Also for cyclists there are own, uniform signs in the city and the region of Hildesheim. For further distances buses and taxis are present. A single ticket for the city bus costs 2.15 € for adults and 1.00 € for children. It applies 60 minute long to as many as desired uses. With the city ticket at the price of 6.80 € 2 adults and 2 children can make as many as desired bus travels during whole day. For more informations call Stadtwerke Hildesheim, Tel. 05121 66666.
  
[[Image:Hildesheim Marktplatz 2012-02.jpg|thumb|300px|right|Marktplatz mit Rolandbrunnen.]]
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[[Image:Hildesheim Wernersches Haus Banner.jpg|thumb|660px|center|Hildesheim Wernersches Haus]]
 
 
 
==See==
 
==See==
 
The '''Marktplatz''' and surrounding buildings which include, among others, Town Hall, Butchers' Guild Hall, Bakers' Guild Hall.
 
The '''Marktplatz''' and surrounding buildings which include, among others, Town Hall, Butchers' Guild Hall, Bakers' Guild Hall.
  
 
===Churches===
 
===Churches===
[[File:Hildesheim Cathedral Cloisters.jpg|thumb|Hildesheim Cathedral Cloisters]]
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*'''St. Mary's Cathedral''' ''(Mariendom)'', UNESCO World Cultural Heritage, dates back to the 11th century. See the bronze doors and bronze column, both commissioned by Bishop Bernward around 1015 and the 1000-year-old rosebush in the cloister. The Cathedral has a museum which is now closed due to renovations. The cathedral will be '''closed''' for renovations until 2014.
 
*'''St. Mary's Cathedral''' ''(Mariendom)'', UNESCO World Cultural Heritage, dates back to the 11th century. See the bronze doors and bronze column, both commissioned by Bishop Bernward around 1015 and the 1000-year-old rosebush in the cloister. The Cathedral has a museum which is now closed due to renovations. The cathedral will be '''closed''' for renovations until 2014.
 
*'''St. Michael's Church''' ''(Michaeliskirche)'', early Romanesque church famous for its Ottonian architecture and the unique "Jessebom", a painted family tree of Jesus-Christ on the wooden ceiling. Also World Cultural Heritage.
 
*'''St. Michael's Church''' ''(Michaeliskirche)'', early Romanesque church famous for its Ottonian architecture and the unique "Jessebom", a painted family tree of Jesus-Christ on the wooden ceiling. Also World Cultural Heritage.
 
*'''St. Andrew's Church'''[http://www.andreaskirche.com/], it has the tallest church tower in Lower Saxony (114.5 metres, can be accessed and offers great views).
 
*'''St. Andrew's Church'''[http://www.andreaskirche.com/], it has the tallest church tower in Lower Saxony (114.5 metres, can be accessed and offers great views).
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===Museums and Galleries===
 
===Museums and Galleries===
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*<see name="Stadtmuseum Hildesheim" alt="" address="Markt 7" directions="" phone="0 51 21 / 299 36 85" url="http://www.stadtmuseum-hildesheim.de/" hours="10.00 - 18.00 Mondays closed." price="2,50 €" lat="" long="">Museum located in a reconstructed Butchers' Guild Hall building next to the Markt. Permanent exhibition concerns city history.</see>
 
*<see name="Stadtmuseum Hildesheim" alt="" address="Markt 7" directions="" phone="0 51 21 / 299 36 85" url="http://www.stadtmuseum-hildesheim.de/" hours="10.00 - 18.00 Mondays closed." price="2,50 €" lat="" long="">Museum located in a reconstructed Butchers' Guild Hall building next to the Markt. Permanent exhibition concerns city history.</see>
  
==Eat==
 
[[File:Hildesheim at Marktplatz.jpg|thumb|Hildesheim at Marktplatz]]
 
Around Marktplatz you can find some restaurants.<br>
 
'''König von Bayern''' - Markt 1, 31134 Hildesheim - Very good local food. Per person from 15 €.
 
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
 
*<drink name="KulturFabrik Löseke" alt="" address=" Langer Garten 1" directions="" phone="05121 750 94 52" url="http://www.kufa.info/" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Big brick building right next to the railway, former factory. Inside a cafe, club, cinema, exhibition spaces, workshops and who knows what more.</drink>
 
*<drink name="KulturFabrik Löseke" alt="" address=" Langer Garten 1" directions="" phone="05121 750 94 52" url="http://www.kufa.info/" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Big brick building right next to the railway, former factory. Inside a cafe, club, cinema, exhibition spaces, workshops and who knows what more.</drink>
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==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==

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