Vixroeder Strasse 5, Giessen, Hesse, 35396, Germany
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University, Faculty of Medicine
By far the largest campus of the Justus Liebig University is this one at the south end of the city of Giessen.
Here there are dozens of buildings, large and small, housing the various medical institutes and clinics.
Marburg is a picturesque university town on the Lahn River, 35 kilometers upstream from Giessen.
Their motto is: "Other cities have a university, Marburg is a university." There are over a hundred pubs in Marburg, many of which are traditional student pubs.
The Phillips University was founded in 1527 (or 1529, depending on which page of their website you look at), and was said to be the world's first Protestant university. It now has about 18,000 students. Some 7,000 people work for the university, so it is the largest employer in Marburg, and the mainstay of the local economy.
Kasernengaesschen (barracks alley)
This dates back to the 16th century when the city's fortification walls were built. When they were taken away around 1810 it was built over in Biedermeier style. For a long time this corner of the city was used by police and army. From this time comes the name "Kasernengaesschen". After it was down to nearly ruins the city bought the lot in 1968. Later it was renovated by private and public sources.
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Kreuzplatz 2, Giessen, Hesse, 35390, Germany