Giessen Tourism

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Giessen, spelled Gießen in German (German pronunciation: [ˈɡiːsən]), is a town in the German federal state (Bundesland) of Hesse, capital of both the district of Giessen and the administrative region of Giessen. The population is approximately 78,000, with roughly 24,000 university students. The name comes from Giezzen, as it was first referred to in 1197, which refers to the position of the town between several rivers, lakes and streams. The largest river in Giessen is the Lahn, which divides the town in two parts (west and east), roughly 50 kilometres (31 miles) north of Frankfurt am Main. In 1969, the town hosted the ninth Hessentag state festival.

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Planning a vacation to Giessen in Germany? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. After your splendid visit to Giessen, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Mannheim. Mannheim, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like The Main Tower, The Goethe House, Sachsenhausen. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Mannheim City Airport. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Giessen*

  • Pollution Statistics in Giessen

    Know the pollution level of Giessen before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 15 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Giessen: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Giessen for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Giessen.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 87.5 (Very High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Giessen - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 78.13 (High)
    • Pollution Index 31.95 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Giessen

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Giessen

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.77 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.22 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 94.12 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 88.24 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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