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Pioneering spirit and scientific curiosity

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  • Rabensteiner Stollen (Foto: Rabensteiner Stollen)

For over a thousand years you could hear the exhausting physical labour of the miners in the depths of the mountains. Some parts of the historic mining landscape of the Harz were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Discover in picturesque medieval towns, museums, which retell the stories of life for the miners and their families. The early treasure hunters and range of silver lustre and arts and crafts; and how the cool waters of the Upper Harz were used for bathing.



Legendary mining landscape of Harz

Legendary mining landscape of Harz

The deep-digging within the mountains, surrounded by the darkness, in addition to the precious metals has given accumulation of a rich treasure of legends.

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Dreamy historic railways

Dreamy historic railways

In addition to the sound of nature, they form the distinctive sound of the Harz: The steam locomotives.

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Traditional Breweries and exquisite liquor distilleries

Traditional Breweries and exquisite liquor distilleries

Even the culinary specialties of the Harz adheres to the magic.

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