Here you can find interesting sights in Brunswick, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 38 sights are available in Brunswick, Germany.List of cities in Germany Sightseeing Tours in Brunswick
1. St. Ägidien
The Aegidienkirche or Liebfrauenmünster St. Aegidien is the main Roman Catholic church in the German city of Braunschweig, located in the city centre. It is a hall church in the Gothic style, built to replace a Romanesque building of 1115 which burned down in 1278. It acted as the abbey church to the Benedictine abbey of saints Maria and Aegidius, endowed by Gertrude of Brunswick, and after the monastery's abolition in the Reformation it was used as a Protestant church and for secular use as the Ägidienhalle. Since 1902 part of its former monastic buildings has been used by the Braunschweigisches Landesmuseum. In 1945 it was made a Roman Catholic parish church.
2. Viewegs Garten
Viewegs Garten is a triangular park in the Brunswick district of Viewegsgarten-Bebelhof near the main station, opposite the former Brunswick main post office with an area of 5.74 hectares. Although Vieweg's garden dates back to the 18th century, it now presents itself as a modern park due to its transformation in the 1960s. North of the Viewegs Garden is the Cathedral and Magni Cemetery. In addition to a children's playground, it has a small hill and a terrace on Berliner Platz with a view of the main station and the steam locomotive monument; next to it is the sculpture "Support and Load".
3. Braunschweiger Quadriga
The Brunswick Quadriga, first made between 1855 and 1863, is a larger-than-life sculptural group. It consists of Brunonia, the allegorical patron saint of Duke Wilhelm, the Duchy and the city of Brunswick, who steers a team of four horses standing in an antique, two-wheeled chariot, holding the reins with her left hand and a staff of honour with her right, at the head of which is a laurel-wreathed "W" for Duke Wilhelm. The third quadruple based on the preserved original model has been on the replica of the Brunswick Residence Palace since 23 October 2008.
The Mars-la-Tour-Kaserne in Braunschweig – also called Husarenkaserne after the Brunswick Hussar Regiment No. 17 first stationed there – was built in 1892 on the Giersberg and adjacent to the Husarenstraße and the Altewiekring in the eastern ring area of the city. The extensive building complex received its official name in memory of the Battle of Mars-la-Tour, which took place on 16 August 1870 during the German-French War and in which the Hussar Regiment No. 17 under its commander, Lieutenant Colonel Friedrich Wilhelm von Rauch, had participated.
The Liberei, also called Liberey or Andreana, in Braunschweig is considered the oldest free-standing library building north of the Alps. It was built between 1412 and 1422 in the Kröppelstraße in the Weichbild Neustadt, only a few meters southeast of the Andreaskirche. Through donations, among others from Johann Ember and above all Gerwin von Hameln, the library was known beyond the borders of the city and was considered one of the most important book and manuscript collections in northern Germany for more than 300 years until its dissolution in 1753.
The Prinz-Albrecht-Park, short Prinzenpark, is an approximately 58-hectare park in the Eastern Ring Area in Braunschweig. The mixed-style park, which was laid out at the turn of the century in 1900, is now a cultural monument. With the adjacent Franzschen Feld, the Nußberg, the city park and the allotment gardens and green areas to the east around the Mittelriede and Wabe streams, it forms an extensive local recreation area near the city centre. East of the honeycomb begins the nature reserve Riddagshausen.
7. Wasserturm am Giersberg
The water tower on the Giersberg in Braunschweig was built in 1901 by the city's waterworks and was an essential part of the water supply of the city centre. The design intended for execution comes from city architect Max Osterloh and city planning officer Ludwig Winter. The engineer A. Thiem from Leipzig, who is experienced in this field, was commissioned with the development of the design, the equipment and the technical verifications.
8. Braunschweiger Löwe
The Brunswick Lion is a medieval sculpture, created in bronze between 1164 and 1176, and the best-known landmark in the German city of Brunswick. The Brunswick Lion was originally located on the Burgplatz square in front of the Brunswick Cathedral. The monument was moved to Dankwarderode Castle in 1980, and later replaced at the original location by a replica. Within Brunswick, it is commonly known as the "Castle Lion" (Burglöwe).
9. Villa Rimpau
The Villa Rimpau, also called Rimpausche Villa, is located in Braunschweig, Wolfenbütteler Straße 2. The building is named after its first owner, the landowner and entrepreneur Arnold Rimpau (1856–1936). The villa was built in 1881/82 according to plans by the architect Constantin Uhde in the Neo-Renaissance style. The listed building is one of the main works of historic villa architecture in Braunschweig.
10. St. Matthäus
The Matthäuskirche in Braunschweig is an Evangelical Lutheran church on Herzogin-Elisabeth-Straße in the eastern ring area. The church in historicist neo-Romanesque style was inaugurated in 1904 and is located between the city park and the Prinzenpark. From 1904 to 1944 it was used by the military as a garrison church. Since 2009, the Matthäuskirche has also been used as Braunschweig's youth church.
Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss was a German mathematician and physicist who made significant contributions to many fields in mathematics and science. Sometimes referred to as the Princeps mathematicorum and "the greatest mathematician since antiquity", Gauss had an exceptional influence in many fields of mathematics and science, and he is ranked among history's most influential mathematicians.
12. Haus Anker
Haus Anker, also known as the Anker House, is a listed office and commercial building at Friedrich-Wilhelm-Straße 51, in downtown Braunschweig, Germany. It was built in 1901/02 in Art Nouveau style. The building is located in the immediate vicinity of the Kohlmarkt, diagonally opposite the former Oberpostdirektion. It has only borne the name "Haus Anker" since reconstruction work in 1921.
13. St. Petri
St. Peter's Church, also known as St. Peter's Church, was built in the 12th century. Built in the 14th century, it is the fourth parish church in Weichbild Altstadt, Brunswick. It is located on the street "An der Petrikirche". The municipal building is located on Lange Street. The Gothic church has a 71-meter-high spire that has featured a striking copper cock since 1971.
14. Staatliches Baumanagement Braunschweig
The Princely Chamber in Brunswick was built in 1764 by the architect Ernst Wilhelm Horn (1732–1812) and served the administration of the Princely Chamber and the financial administration under Duke Charles I (1713–1780). The building is located at St. Martin's Church 7. Today it houses the State Building Department. In the past, the name Ducal Chamber was also common.
15. Herzog Friedrich Wilhelm
Frederick William, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, was a German prince and Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg and Oels. Nicknamed "The Black Duke", he was a military officer who led the Black Brunswickers against French domination in Germany. He briefly ruled the state of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel from 1806 to 1807 and again from 1813 to 1815.
16. St. Andreas
The origins of St. Andreas in Brunswick probably go back to a hall church building around the year 1160. Around 1230, a three-aisled basilica was built above it as a parish church for the community in Brunswick's Neustadt. St. Andrew's Church had its first documentary mention in 1290. It has been a Protestant church since 1528.
17. Dominikanerkloster St. Albertus Magnus
St Albert Magnus in Brunswick is a Catholic parish church and the Abbey Church of the Dominican Abbey in Brunswick. The church is located in the northeast of the Old City, near the inner ring (Brucknerstra betae 6). The Diocese of St Alberts Magnus is part of the Diocese of Brunswick in the Diocese of Hildesheim.
18. Reformierter Friedhof
The Reformed Cemetery in the Western Ring Area in Brunswick was laid out in 1749 and originally belonged to the Evangelical Reformed Community. Today, the cemetery is owned by the city and is one of the oldest surviving burial sites in the city. It covers about 6700 m² and is a listed building.
19. Alte Waage
The Alte Waage, as it can be seen today in the soft image of Brunswick's Neustadt, is a detailed reconstruction of the original building from 1534, completed in 1994, which was destroyed by several bombing raids during the Second World War, in particular by the bombing raid of 15 October 1944.
20. St. Laurentius
St. Laurentius is a Roman Catholic church in Brunswick, Germany. The church belongs to the parish of St. Aegidien in the deanery of Brunswick of the diocese of Hildesheim. The church, named after St. Lawrence of Rome, is today the second oldest Catholic church in Brunswick after St. Aegidia.
The church of St. Jakobi in Braunschweig is located on Goslarsche Straße in the western ring area. The Evangelical church in historicist neo-baroque style was built between 1909 and 1911 and consecrated in 1911. The Jakobikirche is also regularly used for events, such as concerts.
The Friedrich-Wilhelm-Eiche is a natural monument in Brunswick and, together with a metal enclosure built around it in 1859, commemorates the bivouac of the Welf Duke Friedrich Wilhelm of Brunswick-Lüneburg-Oels on the evening of 31 July 1809, one day before the Battle of Ölper.
The Gewandhaus at the Altstadtmarkt in Braunschweig originally served as a warehouse, sales and guild house of the guild of garment cutters. The name "Gewandhaus" is derived from the merchandise of the wall cutters, who bought "turned", i.e. folded cloth and sold it in sections.
24. Achtermann'sches Haus
The Achtermannsche Haus in Braunschweiger Reichsstraße 3 was built during the Thirty Years' War in the years 1626 to 1630 for the mayor and merchant Georg Achtermann (1584–1656) from Goslar and his wife Lucia von Strombeck (1589–1641) by the master builder Ulrich Stamm.
25. Heinrich Kielhorn Relief
Heinrich Kielhorn was a German pioneer of special education. In 1881 he founded an auxiliary class in Braunschweig for "children who were not idiots and in need of institutional care, but were mentally so inferior that they could not successfully participate in the lessons".
26. Alfred Staats
The Rieseberg murders were a crime committed by the National Socialists shortly after their "seizure of power" in 1933, in which members of the SS murdered eleven men on 4 July 1933 near the small town of Rieseberg near Königslutter am Elm, about 30 km east of Braunschweig.
27. Herzog Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand von Braunschweig
Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Prince of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel was the Prince of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel and Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg and a military leader. His titles are usually shortened to Duke of Brunswick in English-language sources.
28. Braunschweigisches Landesmuseum
Braunschweigisches Landesmuseum (BLM) is a history museum in Braunschweig, Germany, operated by the state of Lower Saxony. The museum is scattered on four locations: Vieweghaus, Hinter Ägidien, Kanzlei (Wolfenbüttel) and Bauernhausmuseum (Bortfeld).
The Kohlmarktbrunnen, also called Ulrichsbrunnen in the late Middle Ages, is located on the Kohlmarkt in Braunschweig. The listed ornamental fountain was built in 1868/69 according to plans by the architect Oskar Sommer in the Neo-Renaissance style.
30. Haus zur Sonne
The Haus zur Sonne, formerly also called Haus Sonne or just Sonne, is a listed residential and commercial building in Braunschweig, which was built in 1791/92 by court architect Christian Gottlob Langwagen on the north side of the Kohlmarkt.
The Heilig-Geist-Kirche is the Catholic parish church in Braunschweig-Lehndorf, its parish belongs to the Deanery of Brunswick of the Diocese of Hildesheim. The building of 1952 is remarkable for its architecture and equipment.
The Roggenmühle Lehndorf is a former industrial mill for grain from 1912 in the Braunschweig district of Lehndorf right next to the access to the A 391. Since its closure in 1987, it has been listed as an industrial monument.
Hutfilteren is a street in the city center of Braunschweig, at the transition from the historic Weichbild Altstadt to the Weichbild Altewiek. It is one of the oldest and was one of the most important trade routes of the city.
The Leisewitz-Haus in Braunschweig is a half-timbered house from the late 17th century, which was named after the reformer of the poor in Brunswick Johann Anton Leisewitz, who lived in it from 1788 until his death in 1806.
Gosberg is a small 1.38-hectare park that forms a highland on the north-northwest edge of Hagen, Brunswick. It was built in 1831 as a result of the demolition of the fortress in Brunswick City in the early 19th century.
36. Notarkammer Braunschweig
The Garrison School in Brunswick was built at the behest of Duke Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand between 1795 and 1796 by the architect Heinrich Ludwig Rothermundt as a replacement for the old Aegidien School on the site.
37. Burg Dankwarderode
Dankwarderode Castle on the Burgplatz in Braunschweig (Brunswick) is a Saxon lowland castle. It was the residence of the Brunswick dukes for centuries and, today, is part of the Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum.
38. Obelisk auf dem Löwenwall
The Löwenwall is a square in the form of an oval with green areas in Braunschweig. It lies directly on the eastern Umflutgraben in the Magniviertel. In the middle of the lion's wall stands an obelisk.
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