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Gronau Overview

Gronau is located southwest of Hildesheim (Hildesheim vacation rentals | Hildesheim travel guide) between Leinebergland and Innerstebergland. The Leine flows through the city. The cityscape is characterized by a number of half-timbered houses, typical for the southern part of Lower Saxony.

Things to See in Gronau

65 meter high Evangelischen St.-Matthäi-Kirche

Katholische St.-Josefs-Kirche

Rathaus

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More about the History of Gronau (Lower Saxony)

The town was founded around the year 1298 by Bishop Siegfried II of Hildesheim, then as the name "Gronowe". The natives took advantage of the Leine, relying on it as a water source as well as its use for agriculture. The city grew during the 20th century when the railroad was constructed. Nowdays, it is a highly industrial city and is a homebase for business commuters to either Hildesheim and/or Hanover.

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Gronau is a town and a municipality in the district of Hildesheim, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the river Leine, approx. 15 km southwest of Hildesheim, and 35 km south of Hanover.

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