Castle in Hamelin

Schloss Hämelschenburg

Some 11km southwest of Hamelin, in pretty parkland near the Emmer River, sits this stunning palace, built in the Italianate Weser Renaissance style between 1588 and 1613. Among the finest of its kind in Germany, the…
Museum in Hamelin

Museum Hameln

Many of Hamelin’s finest buildings were constructed in the Weser Renaissance style, which has strong Italian influences. Since 1912, two of the best have housed the town’s museum, which has an excellent permanent ex…
Historic Building in Hamelin


Situated on the corner of Markt and Osterstrasse is the Hochzeitshaus (1610–17), built to house weddings and other ceremonies. The last structure built in the Weser Renaissance style in Hamelin, it's partly used tod…