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Peine is located in the Lower Saxony state of Germany, in a district bearing the same name. Being considered a small town after German standards, Peine has a population of approximately 50,000 residents and an area of 120 square kilometers. Near Peine you can also visit Braunschweig, at about 25 kilometers away and Hanover, at about 40. The town of Peine was settled in the 12th century, because in 1130 it was already mentioned as being a part of the Roman Empire. Notable natives of Peine through its history include SS lieutenant Fritz Hartjenstein, philosopher Hans Hermann Hoppe, author Solomon Perel, theologian Rudolf Otto and artist Herma Auguste Wittstock. If you want to visit this town, do not miss the attractions in it and surrounding it.

Top Attractions within Peine

Burgpark is one of the most beautiful natural areas of Peine. It is located in a gorgeous area of the city and offers a lot of recreational activities. If you want to stay in shape while in Peine, you should consider jogging or hiking in this park.

Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum or HAUM is the oldest museum in Germany and one of the oldest in Europe. It is located in Braunschweig and it is easy to reach by car. The museum hosts an impressive collection of paintings of Rubens, Rembrands, Vermeer and Van Dyck and more than 100,000 items of art works.

Dankwarderode Castle or Burg Dankwarderode is a castle located in the city center of Braunschweig. As this city is really close to Peine, you should visit this impressive castle. It was first built in the 12th century and destroyed later, but reconstructed in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Burglowe is a Romanesque statue located in the city center of the same Braunschweig. It represents a lion, as this is the symbol of the town. The original statue was made in 1166 and is now in a museum. The one that you can admire in this city close to Peine is a copy.