Birthplace of Fairytales

Hanau, Germany is known as the birthplace of the Grimm brothers. However it was formerly a territory in the Holy Roman Empire, on October 30th in 1813 the city hosted a battle between Napoleon’s troops and Austrians and Bavarians. After WWII most of the city had to be remodeled but still conform to the city's rich history .Today it is considered the start of Deutsche Märchenstraße (Deutsche March-en-strase) or in English, Fairy Tale Road. A widely popular tourist scene for many for its Grimm brother annual festival and fairytale like scenery.


Latitude: 50.132608046912
Longitude: 8.918001651764