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Gruiten Dorf

Gruiten Dorf

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  • Peter_H_65 🐻

    The walk through Gruiten village on a spring day is like a journey through time. There, kids are going crazy in the gardens, where people close behind tiny doors and disappear into half-timbered houses from centuries past. Some city dwellers might think that one last remnant of carefree village life can be seen here.
    Signs are attached to the vast majority of houses, retelling the history of the buildings. For example, we pass the 1750-built Doctor's House, built by the medical practitioner Jacob Lauternbach at the time.

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    • May 20, 2019

  • Jake the hiker

    Walking through the village you can see many well-preserved buildings from the past centuries

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    • January 2, 2020

  • Embrica

    A small idyllic and romantic village!

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    • June 11, 2017

  • Kosmetik

    Experience history and be amazed. Well maintained. Ideal to explain to children some of the past or to teach nature

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    • June 26, 2018

  • Till & Co.

    Really a beautiful spot in NRW! :)

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    • April 6, 2019

  • Dharmesh

    Be sure to visit the old, Catholic village church with the mighty beech in front of it. The silence inside and the great stained glass windows are impressive. Go in and breathe silence!

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    • May 1, 2019

  • Angelika

    The Gruiten-Dorf district with its well-preserved half-timbered houses is the largest intact historical settlement on Haan's urban area. The Romanesque old church tower has been preserved in the cemetery.

    The oldest house is the "Haus am Quall", from which at least one wing of the building can be dated back to the 14th century. It was originally part of a yard on the Quall. It was reconstructed and rebuilt in 1978-1980 and today used for celebrations, educational and informational events

    Source: Wikipedia

    The first written mention Gruitens dates from the 11th century.
    historisches-dorf-gruiten.de

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    • August 11, 2018

  • DiDo Schropa

    Pretty spiced half timbered and shingle village.

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    • December 1, 2017

  • Michael

    Not only the house on the Quall is worth a visit. The entire listed village has a wonderful charm.

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    • November 10, 2018

  • Jojo

    Gruiten has many well restored buildings and is worth a visit.

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    • April 14, 2019

  • Bisi66

    Beautiful, the historic city center! Very well maintained old half-timbered houses and also an optimal starting point for beautiful walks along the Düssel. The small cozy village cafe looked very inviting, but was unfortunately overcrowded on the holiday. Another reason to come back.

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    • May 1, 2019

  • Andiburscheid

    Nice cozy historic town center

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    • May 4, 2019

  • Bajuly

    Gruiten Dorf has a lot of lavishly restored half-timbered houses from the 17th and 18th centuries and other historical sights whose origins go back even further. A great coherent overall picture.

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    • November 17, 2019

  • Mario aus Witten

    Very nice village

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    • May 10, 2020

  • Tobias

    Beautiful old half-timbered houses, hundreds of years old, very well maintained and almost like a little journey through time. One of the most beautiful villages in the region

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    • May 21, 2020

  • Shaya

    A pretty village with a lot of half-timbering, very idyllic. If you don't like contemplation, you should go through quickly.

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    • June 7, 2020

  • Stephan

    Gruiten consists of Gruiten-Dorf and Gruiten, where the new center, the former town hall and the train station are located. The Düssel flows through Gruiten-Dorf, which is fed here by the Kleine Düssel.

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    • June 9, 2020

  • Nemo

    Idyllic little village with charm

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    • June 10, 2020

  • Der Wasserwanderer

    A wonderful old village. There is a picnic area at the Düssel, I always pause here.

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    • June 20, 2020

  • Mario aus Witten

    Nice, small, old town center

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    • November 8, 2020

  • Torsten 🔆

    Beautiful historic town center on the Düssel.

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    • November 8, 2020

  • Weidastern

    The war and urbanization have destroyed so much. Here in the Bergisches Land you can still find a few idyllic villages with a picturesque townscape.

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    • November 19, 2020

  • Bernd Busch

    A very nice little village. Here you can relax and unwind.

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    • January 25, 2021

  • netreisetagebuch

    This very idyllic village with its historic half-timbered and slate houses is located directly on the Düssel. Further information can be found at: netreisetagebuch.de/grube7-gruiten

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    • February 18, 2021


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Best Hikes to Gruiten Dorf

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  • Easy
    01:53
    4.37 mi
    2.3 mph
    250 ft
    275 ft
  • Intermediate
    02:31
    5.78 mi
    2.3 mph
    400 ft
    400 ft
  • Intermediate
    02:05
    4.86 mi
    2.3 mph
    250 ft
    250 ft
  • Intermediate
    03:02
    6.94 mi
    2.3 mph
    500 ft
    500 ft
  • Intermediate
    02:08
    4.89 mi
    2.3 mph
    350 ft
    350 ft
  • Difficult
    05:35
    12.9 mi
    2.3 mph
    825 ft
    825 ft
  • Difficult
    06:52
    15.9 mi
    2.3 mph
    1,000 ft
    1,000 ft
Location: Haan, Mettmann, Bergisches Land, Cologne District, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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