Here you will find practical tips and further information for your stay.
is a beautiful place that is part of the "German Half-Timbered Road" and offers a historic old town with many sights. One of the most famous landmarks is the Buchholzmarkt, a square surrounded by old half-timbered houses where weekly markets take place. Here you can buy regional products and enjoy the city's flair.
Another highlight is the St. Pankratius town church, which was built in the 13th century and is one of the oldest churches in Lower Saxony. The Gothic vaults and the elaborate carvings on the benches are particularly impressive.
For those interested in clocks and bells, the Tower Clock and Bell Museum is an absolute must-see. Here you can admire a large collection of historical clocks and bells and learn more about their history.
Another highlight is the Superintendent's Office, an imposing half-timbered house from the 16th century that is now used as an administrative center. Here you can take a look into the past and imagine what life was like in earlier times.
Not to be forgotten is also the Holy Spirit Chapel, a small chapel from the 14th century that is now used as a wedding chapel. Here you can get married in a romantic atmosphere or simply enjoy a moment of peace.
In addition to these historical sights, there are also regular events in Bockenem
. The Martini Market in November attracts many visitors every year and offers a wide selection of regional products and handicrafts. During Advent, the city turns into a Christmas village with many stalls and attractions for young and old. Every two years, the Bockenem
Hanseatic Days take place, focusing on trade and craftsmanship.
For those interested in nature, be sure to visit Dillsgraben. This river flows through a gorge surrounded by rocks - an impressive natural spectacle! Another highlight is the thousand-year-old lime tree on Thieplatz in Upstedt. This tree has been standing there for many centuries and is a symbol of stability and strength.
For all visitors to Bockenem
, there is only one recommendation: stay at the Schlafladen Hildesheim Hotel & Hostel
! This hotel
is only 2.7 km from Hildesheim main station and offers its guests free Wi-Fi and free private parking. The rooms are modernly furnished and offer everything you need for a pleasant stay. Particularly practical: the hotel
also has hostel rooms for travelers on a small budget.
offers its visitors a lot of historical sights as well as regular events and impressive natural experiences. It is definitely worth visiting this place!
*This text has been compiled and rewritten from various sources. Unfortunately, errors and mistakes cannot be completely ruled out. Please understand if there is an error or if a sight is a bit further away. For your travel planning, please also consider other sources. Of course, we will correct any errors immediately. Feel free to send us an email with your correction suggestions. We would be very grateful for that.