Gießen
in Regierungsbezirk Gießen of Hesse, Germany

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
50.587 and 8.676 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 50° 35' 14" and E 8° 40' 31"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
German
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 06:51 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Europe/Berlin
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:28 am and 5:49 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Ouwenga
References
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Discover Gießen

Gießen in Regierungsbezirk Gießen (Hesse) with it's 74,411 citizens is a city in Germany about 243 mi (or 392 km) south-west of Berlin, the country's capital city.

Local time in Gießen is now 06:51 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Europe / Berlin with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 12 airports in the vicinity of Gießen, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Germany is Siegerland Airport in a distance of 27 mi (or 44 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Germany is Messel Pit Fossil Site in a distance of 46 mi (or 75 km), South. We discovered 1 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Heuchelheim, Langgons, Grossen Buseck, Fronhausen and Lohra. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

Burg Staufenberg

Address
5,8 mi
Burggasse 10
35460 Staufenberg
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Best Western Plus Steinsgarten

Address
0,5 mi
Hein-Heckroth-Str. 20
35390 Gießen
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


heyligenstaedt

Address
0,8 mi
Aulweg 41
35392 Gießen
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:30
Reception
Weekday: 6:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 6:00 - 22:00


Tandreas

Address
0,8 mi
Licher Str. 55
35394 Giessen
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hotel an der Burg

Address
2,5 mi
Burgstr. 84
35435 Wettenberg
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:30 - 20:00 (lunchbreak: 12:00 - 18:00)
Weekend: 6:30 - 12:00


Gambrinus

Address
3,8 mi
Gießener Str. 20
35582 Wetzlar
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 17:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 17:00 - 22:00


Esmer

Address
4,8 mi
Marburger str. 75
35457 Lollar
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 20:00 (lunchbreak: 10:00 - 16:00)
Weekend: 8:00 - 10:00


San Remo

Address
4,6 mi
Marburger Strasse 40
35457 Lollar
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 21:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 19:00


Biebertal Garni

Address
3,3 mi
Karlstr. 26a
35444 Biebertal
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 12:00
Weekend: closed


Mühlenhof Gasthaus

Address
4,2 mi
Kirchstr. 14
35457 Lollar
Germany

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 18:00


Videos from this area

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TSG Blau-Gold Gießen - Like a Rose

Published: February 19, 2015
Length: 03:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: KahDhargo611

Regionalliga Süd 2014, Lateinformationen.


Tour durch die hessische Stadt Gießen am Sonntag

Published: March 16, 2009
Length: 20:56 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: Andreas K

Eine Tour durch die Stadt Gießen. Sie beginnt in der Fußgängerzone, also Einkaufsmeile. Zu sehen ist u.a. der Marktplatz (das mit den Bushaltestellen), das Türmchen am Kirchenplatz, die...


Gießen -- Innenstadt und Schwanenteich

Published: October 28, 2009
Length: 25:24 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: asiatrips

Einige Impressionen aus Gießen in Mittelhessen.


Poetry Slam Ali Can hellbraun und süß Jokus Gießen 21.01.20

Published: January 22, 2015
Length: 52:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: canalimedia

Poetry Slam im Jokus Gießen am 21.01.2015 Leitung Lars Ruppel. Titel hellbraun und süß.


Werbefilm „Gießen - Im Rhythmus der Zeit ende der 50er

Published: September 14, 2014
Length: 08:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Fleischbroth


Treffen der Free School Fotografie Gießen

Published: March 09, 2015
Length: 29:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: FrozenTV

Ein kleiner Einblick vom Treffen der Free School Fotografie Gruppe Gießen! :) Das Treffen stand unter dem Motto People-Fotografie und fand in der alten Kuferschmiede in Gießen statt - an...


BÜ Gießen Frankfurter Str. mit GTW 2/6

Published: December 28, 2009
Length: 48:18 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Manus Bahnvideos

Eine sehr große BüStra-Anlage, die auch einen Schrankenposten ersetzte, ist der Bahnübergang in Gießen in der Frankfurter Straße an Lahn-Kinzig- und Vogelsbergbahn. Wir sehen einen GTW...


Skaten in Gießen

Published: August 26, 2014
Length: 52:30 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Heartbeat

Wir haben mal die Innenstadt von Gießen unsicher gemacht.


Wahl der Miss Gießen 2013 + Superstar 2013

Published: December 11, 2013
Length: 52:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Kosmetik- u. Make-up-Schule Engler Frankfurt

Am 6. Oktober 2013 wurde in Gießen wieder der Titel "Miss Gießen" vergeben. Siegerin wurde Miriam Möller aus Frankfurt, die nun über die Wahl zur Miss Hessen durchaus Chancen hat, auch...


Männerballett Vetmanji 2013 JLU Gießen

Published: July 05, 2013
Length: 09:28 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Alexander Gräsel

Männer in Aktion!!!


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Giessen (region)

Giessen (Gießen in German) is one of the three Regierungsbezirke of Hesse, Germany, located in the middle of the state.

Located at 50.67, 8.67 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
NUTS 2 statistical regions of the European Union, Regions of Hesse

University of Applied Sciences Giessen-Friedberg

The Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen University of Applied Sciences is a German college for technical studies with campuses in Friedberg, Giessen, and Wetzlar. Its one of the largest university of applied science in Germany and the largest in the state of Hesse.

Located at 50.5869, 8.68306 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Giessen, Wetzlar, Universities and colleges in Germany, Universities and colleges in Hesse, Educational institutions established in 1971

Giessen (district)

Giessen (Gießen in German) is a Kreis in the middle of Hessen, Germany. Neighboring districts are Marburg-Biedenkopf, Vogelsbergkreis, Wetteraukreis, Lahn-Dill.

Located at 50.58, 8.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Giessen (district)

University of Giessen

The University of Giessen is officially called the Justus Liebig University Giessen after its most famous faculty member, Justus von Liebig, the founder of modern agricultural chemistry and inventor of artificial fertiliser.

Located at 50.5808, 8.67639 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
University of Giessen, Giessen, Universities and colleges in Hesse, Universities in Germany, Educational institutions established in the 1600s, History of forestry education, Forestry in Germany

Sporthalle Gießen-Ost

Sporthalle Gießen-Ost is an indoor sporting arena located in Gießen, Germany. The gym was built in the 1960s both as the gym of a nearby high school as well as the gym for the city's professional basketball team, the Giessen 46ers. In 2006, the arena was renovated and holds now a capacity of 4,003 people.

Located at 50.5775, 8.69139 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Indoor arenas in Germany, Basketball venues in Germany, Giessen, Sports venues in Hesse, 1960s establishments in West Germany

Mathematikum

The Mathematikum is a Science museum, located in Gießen, Germany, which offers a huge variety of mathematical hands-on exhibits, it was founded by Albrecht Beutelspacher, a German Mathematician. The Mathematikum opened its doors to visitors on 19 November 2002, it was Inaugurated by the German president Johannes Rau. Since then, the museum has attracted more than 1,500,000 visitors. Annually the museum is visited by more than 150,000 people.

Located at 50.5811, 8.66583 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Museums in Hesse, Science museums in Germany, Museums established in 2002

Lahn, Hesse

Lahn was city which was created on January 1, 1977 when the two cities of Gießen and Wetzlar were merged. It was named after the river Lahn to make the merger one of equals. However as the merger was very unpopular as well as inefficient—it had been imposed on the cities against the will of almost all inhabitants—it was rescinded on July 31, 1979; so the city Lahn only existed for two and a half years.

Located at 50.5722, 8.58889 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Wetzlar

Dutenhofen

Dutenhofen is the eastmost borough of the city of Wetzlar, Germany. It has approximately 3,100 residents (December 31, 2005).

Located at 50.56, 8.599 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Wetzlar

Giessen nappe

The Giessen nappe is a tectonic nappe in the southeastern part of the Rhenish Massif in western Germany. The nappe is an "alien" unit in the Rhenohercynian zone of the Hercynian orogeny, it was thrusted over the usual slightly metamorphosed Devonian and Carboniferous sedimentary rocks in this zone. The Giessen nappe is often correlated with the Harz nappe in the Harz and similar units in the Bohemian Massif in the Czech Republic.

Located at 50.5806, 8.58722 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geology of Germany, Hercynian orogeny, Rhenish Massif

Annerod

Annerod is a small village, part of the municipality Fernwald, in Germany between Dutenhofen and Großen-Buseck approximately 70 km north of Frankfurt.

Located at 50.5667, 8.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Towns in Hesse

Botanischer Garten Gießen

The Botanischer Garten Gießen (4 hectares), more formally the Botanischer Garten der Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, is a historic botanical garden maintained by the University of Giessen. It is the oldest botanical garden in Germany still at its original site, with an entrance at Senckenbergstraße 6, Gießen, Hesse, Germany. It is open daily without charge.

Located at 50.5886, 8.69806 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Botanical gardens in Germany, Gardens in Hesse, University of Giessen

Akademischer Forstgarten Gießen

The Akademischer Forstgarten Gießen is a historic arboretum and botanical garden located in the Schiffenberger Wald on Schiffenberger Weg, Gießen, Hesse, Germany. It opens daily without charging any entry fee. The garden dates to 1778 when the University of Giessen added a career in forestry, making it the oldest department of this kind in the world. Its first forest garden was founded in 1802.

Located at 50.5573, 8.7142 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Botanical gardens in Germany, Gardens in Hesse, Forestry in Germany, History of forestry education, University of Giessen

Gießen station

Gießen railway station is the main railway station in Gießen, Hesse, Germany. The station is a Category 2 station is used by 20,000 passengers daily. The station was opened on 25 August 1850 and is located on the Main-Weser Railway (Kassel – Frankfurt) and Dill railway (Siegen – Gießen). The current station reception building was built between 1904 and 1911. The main original station building is a historic landmark and has been protected.

Located at 50.5789, 8.66222 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Giessen, Railway stations in Hesse

Gleiberg (Vulkan)

Gleiberg (Vulkan) is a mountain of Hesse, Germany.

Located at 50.615, 8.63472 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mountains of Hesse

Hangelstein

Hangelstein is a mountain of Hesse, Germany.

Located at 50.6333, 8.71667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mountains of Hesse

Vetzberg (Vulkan)

Vetzberg (Vulkan) is a mountain of Hesse, Germany.

Located at 50.6203, 8.61694 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mountains of Hesse

Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen

The Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen University of Applied Sciences (THM) is a German college for technical studies with campuses in Friedberg, Giessen, and Wetzlar. Its one of the largest universities of applied sciences in Germany and the largest in the state of Hesse.

Located at 50.5869, 8.68306 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Giessen, Wetzlar, Universities and colleges in Germany, Universities and colleges in Hesse, Educational institutions established in 1971

Dutenhofen station

'Dutenhofen station is a junction station in Dutenhofen, the eastmost borough of the city of Wetzlar in the German state of Hesse. It is classified by Deutsche Bahn (DB) as a category 6 station. It is much less important than Wetzlar station and is located in the north of the suburb of Dutenhofen, near the B 49. The station is located next to a level crossing over the road to Dutenhofener See.

Located at 50.5642, 8.59889 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Railway stations in Hesse, Buildings and structures in Wetzlar

Gießen Licher Straße station

Gießen Licher Straße (German: Bahnhof Gießen Licher Straße) is a railway station in Gießen, Hesse, Germany.

Located at 50.5814, 8.69722 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Giessen, Railway stations in Hesse

Lumda (river)

Lumda is a river of Hesse, Germany.

Located at 50.65, 8.7 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Hesse

Wieseck (river)

Wieseck is a river in Hesse, Germany. It´s flooting from Saasen to Gießen and there the Wieseck River goes into the Lahn River. The Wieseck is a left tributary river of Lahn at front of Vogelsberg. It rises in places Reiskirchen and Lindenstruth. The river is so arises in Saasen and ends after 24.3 miles in the local train station in Gießen. The Wieseck is springing in the Wieseckquelle in mid-Saasen.

Located at 50.5833, 8.66667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Hesse

Dießenbach

Dießenbach is a river of Hesse, Germany.

Located at 50.5333, 8.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Hesse

Salzböde

Salzböde is a river of Hesse, Germany.

Located at 50.6667, 8.7 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Hesse

Schwingbach

The Schwingbach is a small 11 km long left tributary to the Kleebach river in central Hesse, Germany.

Located at 50.5164, 8.62778 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Hesse

Giessen Army Depot

Giessen Army Depot is a former military garrison, located 5.7 km east-northeast of Giessen in Hesse, Germany.

Located at 50.5964, 8.72806 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
World War II airfields in Germany, Airports established in 1944

Districts of the same city

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21 Feb
2019

Genesis Classic
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22 Feb
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Loredana & Mozzik Live On Stage - Loredana + Mozzik Live On Stage And After Party
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23 Feb
2019

Mirja Regensburg - Mädelsabend
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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