Reinhausen is the largest village in the municipality Gleichen in the district Göttingen, Germany. It is also the seat of government for the Gleichen. The village has 1,500 residents . The village mayor is Marc Hillebrecht. The village was settled in the tenth century or earlier. Along the main road running through the village are medieval cross-in-circles carved into the massive stone hillside. Originally begun in the tenth century as a castle, the Lutheran church in the village was formerly a monastery.
Reinhausen is largely a combination of an agricultural village and a bedroom community for the city of Göttingen, about ten kilometers to the north. There are a few stores in the village, catering to local needs. Not far from the town is the Wendebach Reservoir, a popular local lake and park.
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