The history of the Sri Kamadchi Ampal Temple is closely linked to the flight of tens of thousands of Tamils. They left Sri Lanka from 1983 onwards as the conflict between Singalese and Tamils intensified. It is the largest Dravida temple in Europe and the second largest Hindu temple in Europe.
Hamm Zoo is a popular destination for families in Hamm and the surrounding area. It is visited by over 100.000 people every year and covers an area of 6.5 hectares.
The popular amusement park with a colourful offer of concerts, exhibitions, courses and great playgrounds in nature is located on the site of the disused Maximillian colliery. Its landmark is the glass elephant, a walkable sculpture about 40m high.
The history of the spa gardens begins in 1883, when a brine spring was discovered. The brine was piped to the then Bürgerschützenhof and a bathhouse and a lodging house were built. The graduation house in the park is a reminder of the old tradition of the brine bath. The humid, salty air produced here has a positive effect on the respiratory tract.
Over a period of several centuries, Oberwerries Castle has grown together to form a double-winged moated castle. It consists of the archway house, the manor house and the stables.
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