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Travel Insider Tips for Ostheim

Ostheim Overview

A local specialty is the Ostheimer meat loaf, which despite its name is not meatloaf and as is customary in southern Germany. It is made from 90 percent pork and 10 percent pig liver. The meat is processed immediately after slaughter while still warm, which improves the taste. Covered in nutmeg, it creates a thin crust and is a national specialty.

Things to See in Ostheim

Church tower

Light tower with guest hall

Historic Old Town with mills and half-timbered houses

Organ museum in Hanstein (with musical guidance when desired)

Hill Graves

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More about the History of Ostheim

Ostheim was first mentioned in 804. Previously an exclave of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Ostheim vor der Rhön was an exclave of Thuringia in Bavaria from 1920 until 1945. In 1945 Ostheim became part of the American controlled zone, in the Free State of Bavaria. In 1972, the Evangelical (Lutheran) church administration of Ostheim was switched to Bavaria from Thuringia. The Catholic administration switched from the Diocese of Fulda (Fulda vacation rentals | Fulda travel guide) (Hesse) to the Diocese of Würzburg (Würzburg vacation rentals | Würzburg travel guide) (Bavaria) in 1945.

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Ostheim vor der Rhön is a town situated in Bavaria (although historically part of Thuringia), in the district of Rhön-Grabfeld.

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