Yes, I’m famous around these webpages for yelling from the rooftops shouting about how fantastic every single German town is. Well, at least almost all of ’em. I will, however, not shout from the rafters about the Hessian town of Edermünde.
A bit more restraint is necessary.
No, Edermünde isn’t like some fuddy-duddy town, or anything like that. It’s just a quiet, subdued, kind of place. See? Shouting not really necessary — and not even desired!
Edermünde — Top Areas Of Interest
Not a lot happens around here, or at least anymore. Back during World War II a number of air raids rocked the town, and many of its residents took shelter in the Grifte Church.
Before you ask, what kind of protection could a church offer during an air raid — I’ll tell you. The Grifte Church has underground tunnels, which at one point protected 2,000 people (at one time) from an air raid.
The history of Edermünde is probably better left to the professionals at the Local History Museum (in a historic building known as the Hirtenhaus) in the village of Haldorf, or the Village Museum over in the village of Holzhausen.
Don’t care about history? It’s all right, not everyone does. Some people much rather be out in the fresh air, for which there’s plenty in the Habichtswald, a nature park with something for everyone — including history lovers with its Castle Wilhelmshöhe, and nature lovers with its local flora & fauna.
For a bit of silly fun, have a “treasure hunt” to see who can find the Hünstein of Großenritte, a huge piece of quartz that’s more than five thousand years old. I wonder if they’ll let me hack off a piece for a ring?
Sorry, did I just put that in print? Just kidding, People of Edermünde. ;-)
No worries if you get hungry hacking off chunks of quartz (I mean sightseeing around town). There are plenty of BBQ huts around for a picnic, or just grab some grub at the local pizzeria.
Yes, I just suggested grabbing a slice of pizza. Time is of the essence, ya know… You still got to check out the tennis courts and the nearby Aqua Park. The cool thing about the Aqua Park, is its retractable roof — which closes during inclement weather, and is one of the largest in the entire region.
See, no yelling from the top of any roof about Edermünde. A simple, quiet webpage will do.