Bergen-Belsen Memorial - Things to Know Before Visiting
Anne-Frank-Platz, 29303 Lohheide, Germany
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About Bergen-Belsen Memorial
Bergen-Belsen was a Nazi concentration camp that had around 120,000 prisoners out of which more than 50,000 dead. It is located in Lower Saxony, between the village of Pilsen and the town of Bergen. The place hosts a museum that explains more about the World War and how the inmates were treated.
Attractions Near Bergen-Belsen Memorial
The Serengeti Park in Hodenhagen, Lower Saxony is a zoo and leisure park in North Germany. It features four zones: Animal World, Water World, Monkey World, Leisure World. The Serengeti Park houses four shows daily, and offers 300 beds for overnight stays.
Weltvogelpark Walsrode is a bird park located in Walsrode, Lower Saxony, Germany. It is the largest bird park in the world with an area of 24 hectares. The park houses rare birds and 4,400 birds of over 675 species, visitors can enjoy watching the beautiful birds and feed them.
Heide Park Resort is the largest amusement park in northern Germany with an area of 210 acres, it's in Soltau, Lower Saxony. The park is divided into 5 areas, it features more than 40 attractions, 40 rides, and amazing shows, the park annually attracts around 1.7 million visitors.
Hannover Zoo is the fifth oldest zoo in Germany, established in 1865. The zoo attracts over 1,000,000 visitors per annum, and it is home to more than 3,000 animals in 237 species. The zoo gardens has a great and enjoyable atmosphere, with many activities.
Eilenriede is a big forest with an area of 1,600-acres. It is the largest urban forest in Germany and among the largest in Europe, the forest offers a peaceful time, also leisure activities such as playgrounds, hiking, and horseback riding.
Herrenhausen Gardens are one of the most beautiful places in Germany. It was constructed in 1638, it is three gardens built in Baroque style, houses many rare plants and trees. The fountain in the park rises to 80 meters height. The park provides a combination of history and beauty.
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Discover More Attractions in Lower Saxony, Where Bergen-Belsen Memorial Is Located
It is the second-largest state by land area, with 47,624 km2 (18,388 sq mi), and fourth-largest in population (7.9 million) among the 16 states of Germany. Most of the state's territory was part of the historic Kingdom of Hanover. Agriculture, strongly towards the livestock sector, has always been a very important economic factor in the state.