Deutsches Primatenzentrum (DPZ) - German Primate Center
This is a selection of a few hotels, either situated near the DPZ or near the town centre. Some of the hotels offer a special price if you state that you are visiting the DPZ.
Download List of Göttingen hotels (pdf)
For a larger selection of hotels please refer to http://www.goettingen-tourismus.de/
Göttingen lies in the very heart of Germany. Visitors from abroad may choose between Frankfurt/Main airport (plus 2 hour rail trip) and Hanover airport (plus 3/4 hour rail trip).
Here you can search for a suitable train connection: http://reiseauskunft.bahn.de/bin/query.exe/en
From the A7 motorway take the exit marked "Göttingen Nord". Follow the B27, then turn right after the second set of traffic lights and follow the signs for "Unibereich Nord". Go straight on and follow the road round to the right at the top of the hill. Then take the first exit on the left (about 500 m, signposted DPZ).
Public transportation in Göttingen (link, german):
Tickets are available in the bus.
Please click here for the bus routes.
Bus no. 8 (timetable)
from "Bahnhof" (station) to "Helleweg":
Take the bus no. 8 towards “Weende Ost/Klinikum” at bus platform A (train station exit Zentrum, to the right, time table of buses above the exit doors). Get off at bus stop “Helleweg” (press button "Haltewunsch"), walk ahead and turn right into the Otto-Hahn-Straße. Turn first right, pass the police station and turn left into the Hans-Adolf-Krebs-Weg leading directly to the green-orange building of the DPZ.
Bus no. 5 (timetable)
from "Kornmarkt" or "Groner Tor" (town centre) to "Kellnerweg":
You will have a more convenient connection if you take any of the buses 6, 8, 10 towards "Zentrum" or "Klinikum". Get off at the next bus stop and wait for Bus no. 5 heading for "Nikolausberg". Get off at "Kellnerweg". There you cross the road and follow the path between post box and litters leading to the building of the DPZ.
Please click here for a map.
Göttingen has a rich cultural life with theatres, orchestras, museums and events. Also, the surrounding area is very beautiful and offers many possibilities for short trips.
Please visit the following links to find out more about Göttingen:
- Göttingen at Wikipedia
- Göttingen online!
- Göttingen Tourism
- Göttinger Stadtinfo (german)
- Download kmz-file to view waypoints in Google Earth