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Unesco World heritage since: 2011
Size of heritage: 1.88 ha
- Buffer zone: 19 ha
Fagus Factory in Alfeld is a 10-building complex - began around 1910 to the design of Walter Gropius, which is a landmark in the development of modern architecture and industrial design. Serving all stages of manufacture, storage and dispatch of lasts used by the shoe industry, the complex, which is still operational today, is situated in Alfeld an der Leine in Lower Saxony. With its groundbreaking vast expanses of glass panels and functionalist aesthetics, the complex foreshadowed the work of the Bauhaus school and is a landmark in the development of architecture in Europe and North America.
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Hotels and places to stay
Grüner Wald Hotel Gasthof
Land-gut-Hotel Räuber Lippoldskrug
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Large airport - 33 mi (54 km) Braunschweig Wolfsburg Airport
Medium airport - 39 mi (64 km) Celle Airport
Medium airport - 43 mi (70 km) Kassel-Calden Airport
Medium airport - 44 mi (71 km) Bielefeld Airport
Small airport - 54 mi (87 km) Paderborn Lippstadt Airport
Medium airport - 57 mi (92 km) Oschersleben Airport
Small airport - 59 mi (96 km) Fritzlar Airport
Medium airport - 64 mi (104 km) Bremen Airport
Large airport - 85 mi (138 km) Münster Osnabrück Airport
Large airport - 91 mi (147 km) Dortmund Airport
Large airport - 99 mi (160 km) Hamburg Airport
Large airport - 114 mi (184 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.