Enjoying the Hessen way of life
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Quality of Life

Enjoy Hessen

A wide range of museums and literature, club culture, international pop music, a future-facing lifestyle scene, the Documenta exhibition, local Apfelwein, and folklore – these are just some of the things that define, connect, and inspire people in Hessen. For international visitors, Hessen also offers the chance to discover a centuries-old culture, modern design, daring architecture, and exciting cuisine.

Kultur in Hessen

Experience the fascination of the cultural heritage in Hessen: Our state is bursting with valuable treasures, historic buildings and cultural landscapes. More than 350 museums share history, and display collections and important historical nature and art exhibits. Hessen's state museums, palaces and gardens, totalling around 50 institutions, form a significant part of this treasure trove. Discover more about Hessen's cultural landscape.

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Discover cultural offerings as well as possibilities for sports activities and recreation. You will see: It is fun to work and live in Hessen.


Castle Berlepsch with a great view
© Schloss Berlepsch
Hessen lion serving beer
© Sabrina Feige
Ski juming in Willingen with fireworks
© Dennis Möbus
Enjoy Hessen with friends
© Paaco Blofield
Old town of Marburg
© Markus Farnung


Come and discover Hessen

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