Bad Hersfeld is located in the district of Hersfeld-Rotenburg northeast of Hesse. Car for hire in Bad Hersfeld is the best way to cover as much of its attraction as fits your schedule. The Old Town is Gothic Stadkirchie (Town Church) which is also the town’s landmark. The square around rows of buildings framed in timber: the oldest being Kusterhaus (Sexton House) constructed in 1452; then the Gothic designed Town Hall rebuilt in 1607 to a Weser Renaissance style and also the richly decorated Zimmermannshaus (Carpenter’s House). There are more timber-frame houses of varied styles around the place.
The Museum of Bad Hersfeld is in the monastery complex which preserves its history and the town handicrafts. Haus Mahrisch Schonberg exhibits the local history collection of the former district of Landkreis Mahrisch Schonberg. The Duden Museum contains many of Konrad Duden’s collections from the past to current. The Sparkasse Bad Hersfeld-Rotenburg (Saving Bank Museum) displays the financial institutions and changes in the banking world.
Rent a car in Bad Hersfeld will take you to the Leonhard Muller Anlage, which is the oldest park of the city. Like Stiftsruine, it is a historical monument. Konigliches Gymnasium (Royal High School) originated and built in 1229 served as a monastery school until renamed in 1980 to Duden Schule. The Luisenschule (Luise School) is the best example of 19th century architecture. Today, it is now used as several offices.
When you hire a car in Bad Hersfeld, you can speed away to Kurpark, the biggest spa park in town with its pump room and spring pavilion. Further are the 15-hectare Fuldapark with the scenic Fuldasee (Lake) and Carl-Straub-Anlage on Kreinshohe (Heights) Tegeberg. The Staudengarten (Perennial Garden) in nearby Syiftsruine is in baroque design. Take a peak in the monastery ruin, of the Romanesque Church where Bad Hersfeld Festspiele (Festival) is held annually and hundreds of visitors flock the monastery to witness the festival. This is the biggest Romanesque church ruin. It is the ground for concerts, hard rock band music, metal bands and art events.
You can explore cities within a couple of days in your car hire. Hersfeld-Rotenburg is just 4 km away; Ludwigsau has the Maalchustal conservation area; and the Church in Oberhaum from the 14th century is located in Hauneck. If you have time for two more cities, proceed to Kircheim and Niederaula. Rent a car to see the towns of Germany and widen your knowledge of the European culture!
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