The Upper Harz Water Regale (Oberharzer Wasserregal) is a system of dams, reservoirs and ditches built from the 16th to 19th centuries to divert and store the water that drove the water wheels of the mines in the Upper Harz region. [German]
World Heritage Site Upper Harz Water Regale
In 2010 the Upper Harz Water Regale was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site affiliated with the Mines of Rammelsberg and the Historic Town of Goslar. Today, many trails are offered for people interested in hiking along the old structures.
Sources / More info
- Upper Harz Water Regale (Website)