49 Sights in Brunswick, Germany (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Brunswick, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 49 sights are available in Brunswick, Germany.

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1. Gedenkstätte Friedhof Hochstraße

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The Hochstraße cemetery in the eastern ring area of Brunswick is a historic cemetery that was established in 1797. It was once the cemetery of the Roman Catholic parish of St. Nicolai and once bore the name Catholic Cemetery and was also called Nicolai Cemetery in reference to the municipality of Nicolaifriedhof. It was replaced in 1901 by the new Catholic cemetery on Helmstedter Straße. From the time as a Catholic cemetery, only a few gravestones have been preserved. During the Second World War, deceased forced laborers were buried here. The former cemetery, which was laid out on the Giersberg, now serves as a green space and memorial. Right next to the cemetery is the water tower on the Giersberg from 1901.

Wikipedia: Friedhof Hochstraße (Braunschweig) (DE), Website

2. St. Ägidien

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St. ÄgidienKudalla (Heinz Kudalla) at de.wikipedia / Attribution

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.

Wikipedia: Aegidienkirche, Braunschweig (EN), Website

3. Viewegs Garten

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Viewegs Garten is a triangular park in the Brunswick district of Viewegsgarten-Bebelhof near the main train 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. To the north of 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 train station and the steam locomotive monument; next to it is the sculpture "Support and Load".

Wikipedia: Viewegs Garten (DE)

4. Sankt Thomas

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The St. Thomas Church, in the Braunschweig district of Heidberg, is also called St. Thomas Church. It belongs to the Evangelical Lutheran Church. Parish of St. Thomas im Heidberg. Almost 25 years after the founding of the parish and after a long planning phase, the church building was completed in 1989. Among others, the architect and city church building officer Norbert Koch, sculptor Jörg Wenning and Thomas Hauser, who designed the stained glass windows, were involved. St. Thomas Church is the second youngest Protestant church in Braunschweig after St. Mark's Church in the southern part of the city.

Wikipedia: St.-Thomas-Kirche (Braunschweig) (DE)

5. Heilige Dreifaltigkeit

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Heilige Dreifaltigkeit

Holy Trinity is a church in Stöckheim, a district of Braunschweig in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is located at Leipziger Straße 216 and is named after the Trinity, a truth of faith of the Catholic Church. The church belongs to the Catholic parish of St. Bernward with its seat in the district of Heidberg, about three kilometers away, and thus to the deanery of Brunswick of the Diocese of Hildesheim. Today, the church building is leased to the Syrian Orthodox community of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, it is also used by the parish of St. Bernward and the Association for the Promotion of Christian Mission.

Wikipedia: Hl. Dreifaltigkeit (Braunschweig) (DE), Website

6. Dankeskirche

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The Dankeskirche in der Schuntersiedlung in Braunschweig is a church of the Evangelical Lutheran congregation "Die Brücke" in modern style. The monument on Tostmannplatz was erected from 1952 to 1954 as the first new church building in the city in the post-war period. One of the special features of the Church of Thanksgiving is its structure as a two-storey building, the church interior (upper floor) and parish rooms (ground floor) are located together in the church building. Both the façade and the interior walls are simple and modern and painted unadorned except for the chancel.

Wikipedia: Dankeskirche (Braunschweig) (DE), Website

7. Braunschweiger Quadriga

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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 William, 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 William. Since 23 October 2008, the third four-horse carriage based on the surviving original model has been on display on the replica of the Brunswick Royal Palace.

Wikipedia: Braunschweiger Quadriga (DE)

8. Mars-La-Tour-Kaserne

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The Mars-la-Tour barracks in Brunswick – also known as the Hussar Barracks after the Brunswick Hussar Regiment No. 17, which was 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.

Wikipedia: Mars-la-Tour-Kaserne (DE)

9. Liberei

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The Liberei, also known as Liberey or Andreana, in Brunswick is considered the oldest free-standing library building north of the Alps. It was built between 1412 and 1422 in Kröppelstraße in the Weichbild Neustadt, just a few meters southeast of St. Andrew's Church. Through donations, including 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 collections of books and manuscripts in northern Germany for more than 300 years until its dissolution in 1753.

Wikipedia: Liberei (DE)

10. Prinz-Albrecht-Park

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Prinz-Albrecht-Park Stadt Braunschweig - Open GeoData, 2019, Lizenz: dl-de/by-2-0 / Attribution

Prinz-Albrecht-Park, or Prinzenpark for short, is a 58-hectare park in the eastern ring area of Braunschweig, Germany. The mixed-style park, which was laid out according to plan at the turn of the century 1900, is now a cultural monument. With the adjacent Franzsche Feld, the Nußberg, the Stadtpark and the allotment gardens and green spaces to the east around the Mittelriede and Wabe streams, it forms an extensive local recreation area near the city center. East of the honeycomb begins the Riddagshausen nature reserve.

Wikipedia: Prinz-Albrecht-Park (DE)

11. Villa Rimpau

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The Villa Rimpau, also known as the 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 building, which is a listed building, is one of the main works of historic villa architecture in Braunschweig.

Wikipedia: Villa Rimpau (DE)

12. Braunschweiger Löwe

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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).

Wikipedia: Brunswick Lion (EN)

13. St.-Heinrich-Kirche

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The Church of St. Henry is a Catholic church in Brunswick, Germany. It is a branch church of the parish of St. Bernward with its seat in the district of Heidberg, in the deanery of Brunswick of the Diocese of Hildesheim. The church, named after St. Emperor Henry, is located in the Südstadt district. The catchment area of the church includes the Brunswick districts of Lindenberg, Mascherode, Rautheim and Südstadt.

Wikipedia: St. Heinrich (Braunschweig) (DE), Website

14. St. Matthäus

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St. Matthäus Heinz Kudalla (Kudalla at de.wikipedia) / Attribution

St. Matthew's Church in Braunschweig is an Evangelical Lutheran church on Herzogin-Elisabeth-Straße in the eastern ring area. The church in the historicist neo-Romanesque style was consecrated in 1904 and is located between the city park and the prince's park. From 1904 to 1944 it was used by the military as a garrison church. Since 2009, St. Matthew's Church has also been used as Braunschweig's youth church.

Wikipedia: Matthäuskirche (Braunschweig) (DE), Website

15. Wasserturm am Giersberg

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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 center. The design to be executed was created by city architect Max Osterloh and city architect Ludwig Winter. The engineer A. Thiem from Leipzig, who is experienced in this field, was commissioned to develop the design, equipment and technical verifications.

Wikipedia: Wasserturm auf dem Giersberg (DE)

16. Staatliches Baumanagement Braunschweig

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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 as well as the financial administration under Duke Charles I (1713–1780). The building is located at An der Martinikirche 7. Today, it is home to the Braunschweig State Construction Management. In the past, the term Ducal Chamber was also common.

Wikipedia: Fürstliche Kammer (DE)

17. Braunschweig Hauptbahnhof

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Braunschweig Hauptbahnhof is a railway station in the German city of Braunschweig (Brunswick). It is about 1.5 km (0.93 mi) southeast of the city centre and was opened on 1 October 1960, replacing the old passenger station on the southern edge of the old town. The train services are operated by Deutsche Bahn, Erixx, Metronom and WestfalenBahn.

Wikipedia: Braunschweig Hauptbahnhof (EN)

18. St. Andreas

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The origins of St. Andrew's in Brunswick probably go back to a hall church building around the year 1160. From about 1230, a three-nave basilica was built over it as a parish church for the community in Brunswick's Neustadt. St. Andrew's Church was first mentioned in a document in 1290. It has been a Protestant place of worship since 1528.

Wikipedia: St. Andreas (Braunschweig) (DE), Website

19. St. Petri

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St. Petri, also called Petrikirche, was founded in the 12th century as a fourth parish church of the old town in Braunschweig. It is located on the street "An der Petrikirche". The parish hall is located on Langen Straße. The Gothic church with a 71 meter high church tower has had a striking copper cock on the top of the tower since 1971.

Wikipedia: St. Petri (Braunschweig) (DE), Website

20. Herzog Friedrich Wilhelm

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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.

Wikipedia: Frederick William, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (EN)

21. St. Laurentius

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St. Laurentius

St. Laurentius is a Roman Catholic church in Braunschweig, Germany, located in the northwestern ring area. 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 now the second oldest Catholic church in Brunswick after St. Aegidien.

Wikipedia: St. Laurentius (Braunschweig) (DE), Website

22. Haus Anker

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Anker House, also known as Anker-Haus, is a protected office and commercial building located at 51 Friedrich-Wilhelm-Straße in downtown Brunswick. It was built in 1901/02 in Art Nouveau style. The building is next to Kohlmarkt, facing the former General Post Office. It has been named Haus Anker since it was rebuilt in 1921.

Wikipedia: Haus Anker (DE)

23. Dominikanerkloster St. Albertus Magnus

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Dominikanerkloster St. Albertus Magnus

St. Albertus Magnus in Brunswick is a Catholic parish church and the monastery church of the Brunswick Dominican convent. The church is located northeast of the old town not far from the inner ring road (Brucknerstraße 6). The parish of St. Albertus Magnus belongs to the deanery of Brunswick of the Diocese of Hildesheim.

Wikipedia: St. Albertus Magnus (Braunschweig) (DE), Website, Url, Website

24. Emmauskirche

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The Evangelical Lutheran Emmaus Church in the Weststadt district of Braunschweig is the church built in 1983 by the Evangelical parish of Weststadt on Muldeweg in the Elbe district near the Elbestraße shopping center. The community belongs to the Propstei Braunschweig and is responsible for three day-care centres.

Wikipedia: Emmauskirche (Braunschweig) (DE)

25. Gaußberg

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The Gaußberg is a small green area of 1.38 hectares, which forms an elevation on the north-northwestern edge of the Weichbild Hagen in Braunschweig. It was built in 1831 as a result of the demolition of the bastion fortifications of the city of Brunswick at the beginning of the 19th century by Peter Joseph Krahe.

Wikipedia: Gaußberg (Braunschweig) (DE)

26. Reformierter Friedhof

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The Reformed cemetery in the western ring area in Brunswick was established 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 grounds in the city. It covers approx. 6700 m² and is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Reformierter Friedhof (Braunschweig) (DE)

27. Alte Waage

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The Alte Waage, as it can be seen today in the soft image of Braunschweig'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, especially by the bombing raid of October 15, 1944.

Wikipedia: Alte Waage (Braunschweig) (DE), Website

28. Gauß-Denkmal

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Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss was a German mathematician, geodesist, and physicist who made significant contributions to many fields in mathematics and science. Gauss had an exceptional influence in many fields of mathematics and science and ranks among history's most influential mathematicians.

Wikipedia: Carl Friedrich Gauss (EN)

29. Gewandhaus

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The Gewandhaus on the Altstadtmarkt in Braunschweig originally served as a warehouse, sales and guild house for the guild of garment tailors. The name "Gewandhaus" is derived from the merchandise of the wall cutters, who bought "turned", i.e. folded, stored cloth and sold it in sections.

Wikipedia: Gewandhaus (Braunschweig) (DE), Heritage Website

30. St.Jakobikirche

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St.Jakobikirche Heinz Kudalla / Attribution

The church of St. Jakobi in Braunschweig is located on Goslarsche Straße in the western ring area. The Protestant church in the 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.

Wikipedia: St. Jakobi (Braunschweig) (DE), Website

31. Friedrich-Wilhelm-Eiche

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The Friedrich Wilhelm Oak is a natural monument in Brunswick and, together with a metal enclosure erected around it in 1859, commemorates the bivouac of the Guelph Duke Friedrich Wilhelm of Brunswick-Lüneburg-Oels on the evening of 31 July 1809, one day before the Battle of Ölper.

Wikipedia: Friedrich-Wilhelm-Eiche (DE)

32. Kohlmarkt-Brunnen

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Kohlmarkt-BrunnenKudalla (Heinz Kudalla, Braunschweig) at de.wikipedia / Attribution

The Kohlmarktbrunnen, also known as the Ulrichsbrunnen in the late Middle Ages, is located on the Kohlmarkt in Braunschweig. The ornamental fountain, which is a listed building, was built in 1868/69 according to plans by the architect Oskar Sommer in the neo-Renaissance style.

Wikipedia: Kohlmarktbrunnen (DE)

33. Heinrich Kielhorn Relief

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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 so mentally inferior that they could not successfully participate in the lessons".

Wikipedia: Heinrich Kielhorn (DE)

34. Achtermann'sches Haus

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The Achtermann House at Reichsstraße 3 in Braunschweig was built during the Thirty Years' War between 1626 and 1630 for the mayor and merchant Georg Achtermann (1584–1656) and his wife Lucia von Strombeck (1589–1641) from Goslar by the master builder Ulrich Stamm.

Wikipedia: Achtermannsches Haus (DE)

35. St. Christophorus

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St. Christophorus

Sankt Christophorus is the Roman Catholic church in Rühme, a district of Braunschweig, Germany. It belongs to the parish of St. Aegidien in the deanery of Brunswick of the Diocese of Hildesheim. The church, named after St. Christopher, is located at Hesterkamp 7A.

Wikipedia: St. Christophorus (Braunschweig-Rühme) (DE), Website

36. Reinhold Liesegang

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Reinhold Liesegang

The Rieseberg murders were a crime committed by the Nazis shortly after their "seizure of power" in 1933, in which members of the SS murdered eleven men on July 4, 1933 near the small town of Rieseberg near Königslutter am Elm, about 30 km east of Braunschweig.

Wikipedia: Rieseberg-Morde (DE), Website

37. St. Cyriakus

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St. Cyriakus

St. Cyriacus Church is a Roman Catholic parish church located in western Brunswick. The modern parish church of St. Cyriakus Parish is located at Donaustraße 12 in Donauviertel. It belongs to the Office of the Dean of Brunswick and the Diocese of Hildesheim.

Wikipedia: Cyriakuskirche (Braunschweig) (DE), Website

38. St. Marien Kirche

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St. Marien Kirche

Sankt Marien is the Roman Catholic church in Querum, a district in the northeast of Brunswick. Its parish of the same name belongs to the deanery of Brunswick of the Diocese of Hildesheim. The parish church, named after St. Mary, is located at Köterei 3.

Wikipedia: St. Marien (Braunschweig-Querum) (DE), Website

39. Braunschweigisches Landesmuseum

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Braunschweigisches Landesmuseum Photo taken on April 11, 2005, by Magnus Manske, in Braunschweig, Germany. / CC BY-SA 3.0

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).

Wikipedia: Braunschweigisches Landesmuseum (EN), Website

40. St. Jürgen

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The Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. Jürgen is located in Ölper, a district in the district of Lehndorf-Watenbüttel in Braunschweig in Lower Saxony. The parish belongs to the Brunswick Provost of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Brunswick.

Wikipedia: St. Jürgen (Ölper) (DE), Website

41. Haus zur Sonne

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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.

Wikipedia: Haus zur Sonne (Braunschweig) (DE)

42. Schloß Richmond

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Richmond Castle is a castle built from 1768 to 1769 in Braunschweig, Germany for Princess Augusta, wife of Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand. It lies near the Oker river in the south of the city. The architect was Carl Christoph Wilhelm Fleischer.

Wikipedia: Schloss Richmond (EN)

43. Heilig-Geist-Kirche

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The Church of the Holy Spirit is the Catholic parish church in Brunswick-Lehndorf, its parish belongs to the deanery of Brunswick of the Diocese of Hildesheim. The building from 1952 is remarkable for its architecture and furnishings.

Wikipedia: Heilig-Geist-Kirche (Braunschweig) (DE), Website

44. Katzenbalgen

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Hutfilteren is a street in the city center of Braunschweig, Germany, 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 in the city.

Wikipedia: Hutfiltern (DE)

45. Wasserturm

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The Lehndorf rye mill is a former industrial mill for grain from 1912 in the Braunschweig district of Lehndorf, right next to the entrance to the A 391 motorway. Since its closure in 1987, it has been a listed industrial monument.

Wikipedia: Roggenmühle Lehndorf (DE)

46. Notarkammer Braunschweig

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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 located on the site.

Wikipedia: Garnison-Schule (Braunschweig) (DE)

47. Leisewitz-Haus

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The Leisewitz House in Brunswick is a half-timbered house from the late 17th century, named after the reformer of the poor in Brunswick Johann Anton Leisewitz, who lived in it from 1788 until his death in 1806.

Wikipedia: Leisewitz-Haus (DE)

48. Burg Dankwarderode

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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.

Wikipedia: Dankwarderode Castle (EN), Website

49. Herzog Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand von Braunschweig

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Herzog Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand von Braunschweig

Charles William Ferdinand 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.

Wikipedia: Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick (EN)


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