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1 Bensheim a little town on the Bergstraße History Culture Young people Recreational activities Geographical position Surrounding area City centre

2 Geographical Position (1) Bensheim is a city in Hessen, located between Darmstadt and Mannheim It´s near the city of Frankfurt

3 Geographical Position (2) city map of Bensheim

4 History (1) More than 1230 years ago Bensheim was mentioned for the first time In the 13th century Bensheim was awarded its town charter In 1301 Bensheim burnt down

5 History (2) During the Thirty Years War ( ) the legendary Fraa vun Bensem helped to save the town from the Swedish troopsFraa vun Bensem Now Bensheim and its 9 districts has about inhabitants, more than 200 retail stores and 250 registered companies

6 City Centre

7 The Districts of Bensheim (1) The city centre (east of the railway line) and its surroundings The western city (west of the railway line) Auerbach (north of the city centre)

8 The Districts of Bensheim (2) The Odenwald communities: Schönberg Wilmshausen Hochstädten Zell Gronau

9 The Districts of Bensheim (3) The communities of the Hessian Ried Fehlheim Schwanheim Langwaden

10 Culture (1) On the picture below you can see the Kirchberghäuschen Other sights are: a big theatre in the city a beautiful park called Fürstenlager

11 Culture (2) the castle in Auerbach the Felsenmeer the Vaudeville Pegasus

12 Young people Favourite places are: City park Slobos (pub) 4 classics (disco) Apfelbaum (disco) Shisha-Bar Kakadu (cocktail-bar)

13 Recreational activities (1) Summer swimming in the lakes around Bensheim skating mountain biking around the Melibokus (a 517m high mountain) walk through the vineyards

14 Recreational activities (2) Winter watching movies at the cinema swimming in the Basinus-Bad (an indoor swimming pool)

15 See you soon in Bensheim! Presented by Sonja and Carolin


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