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Places to Visit in Giessen

With its 89,000 inhabitants and roughly 40,000 students, Giessen boasts one of the highest student density of all German towns and cities – a fact reflected in its cultural life. Its picturesque location in the Lahn valley and the surrounding hill country provide for excellent leisure-time value.

Other Towns and Sights to Explore in the Region

The area around Gießen and Hesse in general is home to hundreds of castles, monasteries, parks and gardens. Giessen itself lies in the heart of the state of Hesse and thus is well connected to most other regions.

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