Einbeck – City of brewing and half-timbered architecture

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Market Square with St Jakobi Church © Losch

Market Square with St Jakobi Church © Losch

Einbeck is a town in the district Northeim, in southern Lower Saxony. It is located on the German Timber-Frame Road. Einbeck is famous for its 600 year old beer brewery, home of Einbecker Bier, the origin for the term Bock beer. It is believed to be one of the oldest breweries in Germany. Einbeck is the birthplace of Henry Mühlenberg, who emigrated to Pennsylvania in 1742 and became the patriarch of the Muhlenberg family dynasty as well as the founder of the Lutheran church in the American colonies.

For many years, the city’s high school has had an exchange program, known as GAPP or German-American Partnership Program, with Roy High School and Ogden High School in Utah. Every other year Einbeck students fly to Roy in October to spend two weeks with host families and attend Roy and Ogden High School’s. After their two-week stay the German students travel to places in the US such as Moab, Las Vegas and California. The Roy and Ogden High students visit Einbeck every other year during their summer break.

Old Town Hall with Till Eulenspiegel fountain © Losch Tiedexer_Strasse - Timber-framed houses from between 1540 to 1600 © Longbow4u Goetheschule from 1907 © Dirk Godlinski New Town Hall © Dirk Godlinski Long Bridge © Traveller (Ralph) Half-timbered house © Ingo2802 Einbecker Brewery © Losch Aerial view © Toksave Market Square with St Jakobi Church © Losch
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Tiedexer_Strasse - Timber-framed houses from between 1540 to 1600 © Longbow4u
The main sights are:

  • Medieval market place with Old Town Hall and Market Church
  • Eickesches House with unique carved ornamental timber-framing
  • Tiedexer Strasse, a comprehensive row of timber-framed houses (16th century)
  • City wall with towers (14th century)

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