Gießen is a city in Hesse. Gießen is in Hessen, between Frankfurt and Marburg. It is easily accessible by rail or car. The city has about 73,000 inhabitants including 27,500 students, so its infrastructure, shopping and cultural offerings are pretty well adapted to students. The top local attractions are Mathematikum and Bergwerkswald. Recommended hotels include Hotel Restaurant Altes Eishaus and Park Hotel Sletz Giessen.