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The World Heritage Shuttle –

Visiting Goslar's World Heritage sustainably


With the World Heritage Shuttle you can visit numerous World Heritage places of interest in Goslar in a comfortable and environmentally friendly manner. Bus number 809 connects the Imperial Palace, the Rammelsberg Mine, the World Heritage Information Centre in the historic Town Hall (opens April 2022) and many other stops. Daily – on 365 days of the year – every 30 minutes.

An overview of the 13 stops:

Brusttuch (Marketplace with World Heritage Information Centre (opens April 2022)) → Imperial Palace → Rammelsberg-Haus → Rammelsberg Mining Museum (drop-off) → Rammelsberg Mining Museum (pick-up) → Feuergraben (access to Historic Town Centre) → Werenbergstraße → Zwingerwall (town defences) → Schützenallee → Aquantic (swimming pool) → Breites Tor → Mauerstraße → Jakobikirchhof (town centre / shopping) → Marktstraße → Brusttuch (Marketplace)

The World Heritage Shuttle connects numerous World Heritage places of interest in Goslar on 365 days of the year.

The World Heritage Shuttle connects numerous World Heritage places of interest in Goslar on 365 days of the year.

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Every 30 minutes you can reach attractions such as Goslar's Imperial Palace.

Every 30 minutes you can reach attractions such as Goslar's Imperial Palace.

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The Rammelsberg Mine is one of the 13 stops on the shuttle's route.

The Rammelsberg Mine is one of the 13 stops on the shuttle's route.

© Stefan Sobotta

The World Heritage Shuttle runs from May to October daily from 10 AM to 6 PM and from November to April from 10 AM to 5 PM. For guests staying overnight in the Harz the shuttle is free of charge with the holiday ticket HATIX, which is issued with the guest card.

Further information and the timetable can be found at www.stadtbus-goslar.de.

Project funding

The World Heritage Shuttle is supported by funds from the Regionalverband Großraum Braunschweig (Regional Association Braunschweig), the Stadtwerke Goslar (Municipal Utility Company) and the Foundation for UNESCO World Heritage in the Harz.

World Heritage in the Harz

Cultural diversity amid breathtaking landscapes: the UNESCO World Heritage in the Harz

At the World Heritage Site Mines of Rammelsberg, Historic Town of Goslar and Upper Harz Water Management System a wide range of museums and monuments await your visit. Discover this treasure of human history.

Rammesberg Mine

Experience the place where mining in the Harz first started.

In the museum buildings and in the mine installations above and below ground you will gain unique insights into more than 1000 years of history of the ore mining at the Rammelsberg.

Highlight

Starting point for the original locations

The Information Centres of the World Heritage Site Mines of Rammelsberg, Historic Town of Goslar and Upper Harz Water Management System inform you in fascinating exhibitions about the UNESCO World Heritage in the Harz and what it offers for tourists.

Recommendation

Today in the Middle Ages

Visit the oldest part of the UNESCO World Heritage in the Harz at the Cistercian Museum Walkenried Monastery. With its sensual and creative design within the Gothic monastery complex, it brings the Middle Ages to life.

Downloads

Go on a journey of discovery by reading your way through the UNESCO World Heritage in the Harz

On 64 pages, the brochure will give you an overview of everything the UNESCO World Heritage in the Harz has to offer. Enjoy browsing through it!

Themes

Architecture & settlements, mining, changing landscapes, energy production

The interactions between people and ore have left many traces in the cultural landscape of the Harz. These can be divided among the four main themes that characterize the UNESCO World Heritage in the Harz.

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