Freie Hansestadt Bremen Things to Do

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Freie Hansestadt Bremen Things to Do

  • The "Schnoor"

    The Schnoor is the oldest and the most interesting district of the Free Hanseatic town Bremen. The line of the houses and very rising Sankt Johannis church in between these form a part of alive past. It is an old Hanseatic Bremen which has disappeared everywhere between the department stores and office blocks otherwise.BTW, the name means line...

  • Der Schütting

    Der Schütting ist das Haus der Bremer Kaufmannschaft, ehemals Gilde- und Kosthaus der Kaufleute, seit 1849 der Sitz der Bremer Handelskammer. An Stelle eines 1444 erworbenen Hauses ließen die Bremer Kaufleute 1537/38 einen Neubau im Stile des Historismus und der Renaissance-Bauten Flanderns errichten. Der Treppengiebel an der Westseite und der 1565...

  • Neptunbrunnen

    The fountain, to which stairs would go up, is approximately three and a half metre high and has a base of perhaps vier times six metres. All figures are poured of bronze, as a stone base green Andeer granite was used. Figures are represented from Greek and the Roman mythology. To remind Bremen of the port, became selectly the sea divinities.

  • Unser-Lieben-Frauen-Church and...

    it is the second-oldes church in Bremen. That chruch follwed the St.-Veits-Kirche, which was built 1041 on that place. Therein to see is one room from that old romanic St.-Veits-Church also today.On the place of Liebfrauenkirche you find the Marcus fountain, which is from 1909. If you have a wish, shy a money backwards into the fountain, shall...

  • Bremen Town Musicians

    The Bremen Town Musicians, four old animals, a cock, a cat, a dog and a donkey which shall be killed because of their age. ....... so a lot like that the "Bremen Town Musicians" remain there until end of life. The Brothers Grimm tell their story in a fairy tale. If you want read that fairy tale, here it is in English Bremen Town MusiciansA bronze...

  • The Roland

    The Roland of Bremen is a Rolandsstatue which is between Bremen city hall and the Schütting on the market place, his look is turned towards the cathedral. It was explained in 2004 together with the Town hall by UNESCO to the world cultural heritage and counts to to the emblems of Bremen. He has a size of 5.47 m and stands on a pedestal of 60 cm of...

  • Market Place and Town Hall

    Bremen's Market Square is regarded as one of the most beautiful in Europe. Its ensemble of historic buildings is unique and consists of the Town Hall, dating from 1405, St Peter's Cathedral, begun in 1042, the "Schütting", Bremen's historic Chamber of Commerce built in 1537, the merchants' houses that date back to the Weser Renaissance era around...

  • Böttcherstrasse

    Official describe:"This street is a synthesis of the arts. It was created as the perfect symbiosis of traditional and Expressionist brick architecture. The project, that took until 1934 to complete, was initiated by the Bremen coffee merchant and patron of the arts, Ludwig Roselius (Kaffee HAG) in 1904, and carried out by the architects, Scotland...

  • Überseemuseum - special museum

    Official describe: Your journey through foreign lands and continents begins in Bremen, right next to the main station - at the Überseemuseum. Once a collection of exotic items brought back from the colonies, it now invites visitors to make a sensitive approach to overseas cultures, and to encounter the realities of life outside Europe. The exhibits...

  • Bremen's Old Town

    Many of the sights in Bremen are found in the Altstadt (Old Town), an oval area surrounded by the Weser River, on the southwest, and the Stadtgraben, the former moats of the medieval city walls, on the northeast. The oldest part of the Altstadt is the southeast half, starting with the Marktplatz and ending at the Schnoor district

  • Windmill am Wall

    The inner city belt at Wallanlagen is dotted with feats of land - scaped architecture that take visitors by complete surprise. There is a typical Dutch windmill that houses a cafe restaurant with sweeping views of scenic parkland.This windmill you can find at the Wallanlagen. The site of city´s historic defences that found obsolete by the early 19...

  • Boettchergasse

    At one time inhabited by coopers and barrel makers, the 110 metre pedestrian walkway stretches from market square to the river weser. Bremen´s ´secret high street´ offers a contrasting yet intersting mixture of tradiotional red brick archtecture and more recent expressionist elements. . The alleyway was trasformed between 1923 and 1931 by local...

  • City Hall Near Market Place

    Built between 1405 and 1410, the Rathaus is often seen as Germany´s finest municipal building. It recieved its facade in a distinct Weser Renaissance style in the 17 th century. The interior boasts a number of historc rooms. The extensio of 1912 hosts meetings of the Lord Mayer and the state Governement.

  • Böttcherstrasse - Houses of the bells

    The carillon with Meissen porcelain bells displays ten woodcarved panels in a revolving tower telling the story of transatlatik navigators.

  • Bremer Stadtmusikanten

    The city´s most famous represention of the Town musicians is a bronze statue of 1951 by local sculptor Gerhard Marcks. The grup has been recieved to international acclaim and is located round the wetsern side of the Rathaus.

  • Market Square

    The market square has been watching over the city centre life of centuries, rating with the most elegant in Germany. The place centres round the flagstoned Hanseatic Cross, commemorating those Hanseatic citizen who took part in the war of liberation. Turning full circle reveals the sandstone statute of Knight Roland in front of the 600 year old...

  • Schnoor

    This is an area of Bremen which actually survived the bombings of WWII. It is on the southeastern side of the market square and is a nice place in which to meander.

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