The Legend of the Pied Piper of Hamelin

Pied Piper of Hamelin - © Travel Signposts

Hameln’s Pied Piper Story Goes Back to the Year 1284: The story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin goes back to the year 1284. It was said that there was a rat plague in Hameln and the people did not know what to do. A stranger appeared on the scene, dressed in pied (multicoloured) clothing. […]

Hameln – The Pied Piper's Town

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Hamelyn – Made Famous by the Pied Piper Legend: Located on the River Weser in Lower Saxony, the town of Hameln (Hamelin in English) is the gateway to the  Weserbergland mountain range. Hameln first began when a small monastery was founded here as early as in the 9th century and from which a village then […]

Fairy Tales Can Come True on the German Fairy Tale Road

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600 km Magical Journey from Hanau to Bremen on the German Fairy Tale Road: Once upon a time, we were told many children’s fairy tales, some kids more than others! I must admit that as a child growing up in Asia, I had no idea where these fairy tales came from. It sufficed that they […]