24 Sights in Lübeck, Germany (with Map and Images)

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1. St.-Gertrud-Kirche

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The St. Gertrud Church in Lübeck is the parish church of the Protestant parish in the Lübeck district of St. Gertrude, built according to a design by the Charlottenburg architects Jürgensen & Bachmann, which is dedicated to Saint Gertrude of Nivelles. The patronage has been historical for the suburb on the castle field in front of the castle gate since the Middle Ages. In 1373, the Lübeck Bishop Burkhard von Serkem consecrated the first St. Gertrude Chapel.

Wikipedia: St. Gertrudkirche (Lübeck) (DE)

2. St. Mary's Church

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St. Mary's Church Arnold Paul / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Lübeck Marienkirche is a medieval basilica in the city centre of Lübeck, Germany. Built between 1265 and 1352, the church is located on the highest point of Lübeck's old town island within the Hanseatic merchants' quarter, which extends uphill from the warehouses on the River Trave to the church. As the main parish church of the citizens and the city council of Lübeck, it was built close to the town hall and the market.

Wikipedia: St. Mary's Church, Lübeck (EN)

3. St.-Petri Kultur- und Universitätskirche

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The St. Petri Church in Lübeck is a church that was first mentioned in 1170. It has been expanded several times over the centuries until it was built in the 15th century. In the Second World War it suffered severe damage and was only fully restored in 1987. Since the equipment could not be restored, only special services take place in the church. It is mainly used for cultural and religious events as well as art exhibitions.

Wikipedia: Petrikirche (Lübeck) (DE), Website

4. Brahms-Institut an der Musikhochschule Lübeck

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Brahms-Institut acquired the largest private collection of Johannes Brahms engravings, manuscripts and first and early prints in 1990. In addition to Brahms, the focus is on Robert and Clara Schumann, Theodor Kirchner, Joseph Joachim, and some lesser known performers and composers of the era. In addition to music manuscripts, the collection also includes correspondence, photos, and drawings.

Wikipedia: Brahms-Institut (EN)

5. Carlebach-Synagoge

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The Lübeck Synagogue, today also called Carlebach Synagogue, is located in Lübeck's old town, St.-Annen-Straße 13, between the Evangelical Lutheran Aegidienkirche and the neighboring St. Annen Monastery, which is now a municipal museum. It is the only completely preserved Jewish house of worship in Schleswig-Holstein and was named after its first rabbi Salomon Carlebach (1845–1919).

Wikipedia: Synagoge (Lübeck) (DE)

6. Pöppendorfer Ringwall

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The Pöppendorfer Ringwall is a castle wall on the road from the village of Pöppendorf to the Waldhusen Forest. Pöppendorf is a village and a former municipality in the district of Kücknitz, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is one of the best preserved and most respectable castle walls in East Holstein. In addition, it is considered a textbook example of Slavic castle walls.

Wikipedia: Pöppendorfer Ringwall (DE)

7. St. Johannis Jungfrauenkloster

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The St. John's Monastery in Lübeck was founded at the time of Henry the Lion by Bishop Henry I as a Benedictine monastery and consecrated to the Evangelist John in 1177. It belonged to the Diocese of Lübeck. After being a double monastery in the meantime, it was converted into a Cistercian convent in 1246 and continued after the Reformation until 1803 as a virgin monastery.

Wikipedia: St.-Johannis-Kloster (Lübeck) (DE)

8. Heiligen-Geist-Hospital

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The Heiligen-Geist-Hospital am Koberg in Lübeck, completed in 1286, is one of the oldest existing social institutions in the world and one of the most important buildings in the city. It stands in the tradition of the Holy Spirit hospitals on the model of Santo Spirito in Sassia in Rome. The hospitals were cared for by the brothers of the Order of the Holy Spirit.

Wikipedia: Heiligen-Geist-Hospital (Lübeck) (DE), Website

9. Cathedral

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Cathedral Torstein Frogner / CC BY-SA 2.0

Lübeck Cathedral is a large brick-built Lutheran cathedral in Lübeck, Germany and part of the Lübeck World Heritage Site. It was started in 1173 by Henry the Lion as a cathedral for the Bishop of Lübeck. It was partly destroyed in a bombing raid in World War II (1942), when the Arp Schnitger organ was destroyed by fire, but was subsequently reconstructed.

Wikipedia: Lübeck Cathedral (EN), Website

10. Sternwarte Lübeck

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The Sternwarte Lübeck is a school and public observatory, which is operated by the Arbeitskreis Sternfreunde Lübeck e. V. Until its demolition at the beginning of 2017, it was located on the roof of the Johannes Kepler School on Ährenfeld. A new location was found at the Grönauer Baum school. It cooperates with the Technical University of Lübeck.

Wikipedia: Sternwarte Lübeck (DE)

11. Gertrudenherberge

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The Gertrudenherberge is a medieval pilgrim's hostel in the Hanseatic city of Lübeck. Named after Saint Gertrude of Nivelles, the patron saint of pilgrims, it originally belonged to the Holy Spirit Hospital. It is one of the recently rediscovered and thus very late protected monuments of the medieval world heritage on Lübeck's old town island.

Wikipedia: Gertrudenherberge (DE)

12. Kleverschusskreuz

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The Kleverschusskreuz is a wayside cross from the first half of the 15th century in the Hanseatic city of Lübeck. The limestone stone cross showed pilgrims the way to the Wunderblutkirche in Bad Wilsnack (Brandenburg). One mile of the way to the Church of the Miracle Blood, which was often started barefoot, gave the pilgrim a day of indulgence.

Wikipedia: Kleverschusskreuz (DE)

13. KZ Fürstengrube-Todesmarsch

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The KZ-Fürstengrube-Todesmarsch was a death march of concentration camp prisoners as part of the evacuation of the Fürstengrube concentration camp and other concentration camp prisoners. Lack of food, disease, exhaustion, abuse and murder claimed numerous victims on this death march from January to May 1945 with several stopovers.

Wikipedia: KZ Fürstengrube-Todesmarsch (DE)

14. St. Annen-Stein

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In the list of ground monuments in Lübeck, the ground monuments of the Hanseatic City of Lübeck are listed according to the status of the soil monument list of the Department of Archaeology and Monument Preservation of the Hanseatic City of Lübeck from 2018. The monuments are listed in the list of cultural monuments in Lübeck.

Wikipedia: Liste der Bodendenkmale in Lübeck (DE)

15. Doktor Julius Leber

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The Ehrenfriedhof is a central memorial in Lübeck for the civilian and military victims of both world wars. It is about five hectares (50,000 m2) in size, includes 1882 graves and about 500 memorial stones. It is located on Travemünder Allee near the Sandberg/Heiligen-Geist-Kamp intersection and opposite the Burgtorfriedhof.

Wikipedia: Ehrenfriedhof (Lübeck) (DE)

16. Wasserkunst

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The Lübecker Wasserkunst is located in the St. Jürgen district of the Hanseatic city of Lübeck directly on the Wakenitz. The central building is the water tower, which as a historicist building takes up the formal language of brick Gothic. It was built in 1867 and extended in 1890.

Wikipedia: Lübecker Wasserkunst (1867) (DE)

17. Lübeck

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Lübeck, officially the Hanseatic City of Lübeck, is a city in Northern Germany. With around 217,000 inhabitants, Lübeck is the second-largest city on the German Baltic coast and in the state of Schleswig-Holstein, after its capital of Kiel, and is the 35th-largest city in Germany.

Wikipedia: Lübeck (EN)

18. Ende des Kreuzweges

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The Lübeck Kreuzweg is one of the oldest of its kind in Germany and has been celebrated again since 1994. Of the former stations of the 1650 meter long path created towards the end of the 15th century, only the first and last, beginning and end of the Way of the Cross are preserved.

Wikipedia: Lübecker Kreuzweg (DE)

19. Europäisches Hansemuseum

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Europäisches Hansemuseum BS Hochschulstadtteil (Diskussion) 20:27, 11. Jun. 2015 (CEST) / CC BY 4.0

The European Hansemuseum is a museum in Lübeck, Germany dedicated to the history of the Hanseatic League. Covering an area of in total 7,405 square metres (79,710 sq ft), is the largest museum in the world specifically dedicated to this subject. The museum was opened in May 2015.

Wikipedia: European Hansemuseum (EN), Website

20. Sankt Bonifatius

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The church building of St. Bonifatius was built in 1952 by the architect Emil Steffann in the suburb of Lübeck-St. Lorenz-Nord was built as an emergency church, as the number of Catholics had increased fivefold with the refugees of the Second World War.

Wikipedia: St. Bonifatius (Lübeck) (DE)

21. ehemalige Schwedische Kirche

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ehemalige Schwedische Kirche unb. / PD-alt-100

The Church of Sweden is a former church building of the former Swedish State Church from the early 20th century in the district of St. Gertrud in the Hanseatic city of Lübeck. It was profaned and converted into a residential building.

Wikipedia: Schwedische_Kirche_(Lübeck) (DE)

22. Burgtor

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The Burgtor, built 1444 in late Gothic style, was the northern city gate of Hanseatic Lübeck, now in Germany. It is one of two towered gates remaining from the medieval fortifications, the other being the more famous Holstentor.

Wikipedia: Burgtor (EN)

23. Anna Daicz geb. Finkelberg

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The list of Stumbling Stones in Lübeck gives an overview of the Stumbling Stones laid by the artist Gunter Demnig in the city of Lübeck. This list is based on the data provided by the Stumbling Stones Initiative for Lübeck.

Wikipedia: Liste der Stolpersteine in Lübeck (DE)

24. Alter Leuchtturm Travemünde

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The historic lighthouse of Travemünde no longer has any significance as a maritime landmark as a technical and architectural cultural monument, but is a landmark and museum for Travemünde together with the Passat.

Wikipedia: Leuchtturm Travemünde (DE), Website


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