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Hildesheim is a city in Lower Saxony, Germany.
St. Michael's Church (UNESCO World Heritage Site) – a noteworthy early Romanesque church in Germany and a unique example of Ottonian architecture. It was built from 1010 to 1022.
St. Mary's Cathedral (Dom St. Maria) is an important medieval Catholic cathedral, that has been on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list since 1985. Climbing the wall of the cathedral's apse is the legendary 1000-year-old rosebush, which symbolizes the prosperity of the city of Hildesheim. According to the legend, as long as the bush flourishes, Hildesheim will not decline.
The Knochenhauer-Amtshaus ("Butchers' Guild Hall"), known as a beautiful and fine specimen of half-timbered building. Originally built in 1529 and destroyed in 1945, it was reconstructed from 1987 to 1989 according to original plans. The facade is sumptuously decorated with colorful paintings and German proverbs. Today the building houses a restaurant and the City Museum.
The Andreaskirche (St. Andrew's church), a 12th-century church with the highest church steeple (114 m) of Lower Saxony.