Regional Welcome to Winsen
Winsen offers a number of attractions for excursions, holidays or to get to know the history of the city. The history of the 35,000-inhabitants of Winsen dates back to the 12th century with a primeval mention and experienced several medieval and modern epochs.
Winsen an der Luhe Sight seeing
The Winsener castle was built in approx. 1300 and served formerly as an administration building and today as a district court. Since 2008 the castle tower offers an exhibition for visitors.
In the stables you can find the tourist information, the public library, the museum and a function room.
The Blaufärberhaus is the oldest town house in the city and is decorated with Renaissance motifs.
The foundation was founded around 1400 as a leprosy hospital.
St. Marien church
The late gothic hall church was built in the 15th century. In the 20th century, major redesigns of the interior took place.
In addition to the worth seeing forest cemetery in Winsen also exists one of the oldest Jewish cemeteries in the northeastern region of Lower Saxony.