Hildesheim is one of the oldest cities in Germany, located on the banks of the Innerste River.
In 1367 Hildesheim became a member of the Hanseatic League.
The Church of St. Michael is an early-Romanesque church in Hildesheim. Construction started in the year 1010. A World Heritage site since 1985, together with St. Mary's Cathedral.
Europa stamp 2015, with this year’s theme: old toys.