The Historic Town of Goslar –

be enchanted by half-timbered houses and imperial architecture

Numerous tours of discovery with expert guides lead you through the Historic Town of Goslar. Below you´ll find a small selection.


A thousand steps through the historic town centre

Experience a guided tour around Goslar's historic centre. Be enchanted by romantic half-timbered buildings and imperial architecture in the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The legacy of mining in Goslar's alleys

Guided tour through the 500-year-old former residential quarter of Goslar's miners. Find out interesting facts about the lives of the miners and tradesmen.

Of water and ore – Goslar in flux

Along the waterways of the Gose and Abzucht you will find out about their interesting connections with mining and their influence on the development of the town. Drinking water supply and the use of water power are two important factors. You can take a look into the Lohmühle bark mill, where there is old and impressive technology to marvel at.

Imperial Town & Imperial Palace

A guided tour in the town with a visit to the inside of the monumental Imperial Palace. This exceptional example of secular architecture contains an extensive exhibition about itinerant courts as well as the history of the emperors and the palace.




Tourist-Information der
GOSLAR marketing gmbh
Markt 7
38640 Goslar
Tel. +49 5321 780621
and +49 5321 780630

Get further information on guided tours.

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…


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.