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On the move in the World Heritage in the Harz –

experience the nature and culture of a region shaped by mining 


Whether on your own or with a guide, with a helmet or a rucksack, on the surface or underground – over an area of around 220 square kilometres you can explore the World Heritage in the Harz with its numerous museums and many other interesting locations.

Here, you will find cultural diversity in the middle of stunning landscapes. On World Heritage Insight Walks and Hikes, by bike or motorized as well as on fascinating guided tours, find out more about a mining area that is unique worldwide.

© Stefan Sobotta

© Stefan Sobotta

© Stefan Sobotta

© Stefan Sobotta

© Stefan Sobotta

© Stefan Sobotta

© Stefan Sobotta

© Stefan Sobotta

© Stefan Sobotta

© Oberharzer Bergwerksmuseum

© Stefan Sobotta

© Stefan Sobotta

© ZMKW, Foto: Brigitte Moritz

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World Heritage in the Harz

A diverse World Heritage Site with numerous museum locations awaits your visit. And the Information Centre offers you the perfect introduction to the World Heritage Site Mines of Rammelsberg, Historic Town of Goslar and Upper Harz Water Management System. Read more…

On the Move

Hiking, cycling, motorized tours or guided visits – there are many ways to explore the UNESCO World Heritage in the Harz.

On our website you will find numerous suggestions for your tour of discovery – be inspired by the cultural diversity and the breathtaking landscapes of this unique mining region…

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An overview of what the World Heritage has to offer

This information brochure will take you on your first journey of discovery through the UNESCO World Heritage in the Harz. Have fun browsing.

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