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

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Here you can find interesting sights in Lübeck, 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 23 sights are available in Lübeck, Germany.

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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.-Petri Kultur- und Universitätskirche

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The St. Petri Church in Lübeck is a church that was first mentioned in 1170. Over the centuries, it was expanded several times until it was completed in the 15th century. It suffered severe damage during the Second World War and was not fully restored until 1987. Since the furnishings could not be restored, only special services are held in the church. It is mainly used for cultural and religious events as well as art exhibitions.

Wikipedia: Petrikirche (Lübeck) (DE)

3. 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)

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. 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)

6. Kleverschusskreuz

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St. Gertrud is the eastern of the three historic suburbs of Lübeck next to St. Jürgen in the south and St. Lorenz in the west and northwest of the city in front of the castle gate between the Trave and the Wakenitz to the border with Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Until the construction of the Elbe-Lübeck Canal, the area of this district had the only land access to the city.

Wikipedia: Lübeck-St. Gertrud (DE)

7. 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)

8. 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)

9. 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)

10. Carlebach-Synagoge

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Lubeck Synagogue, also known today as Carlebach Synagogue, is located in St. -Annen-Stra betae 13, located in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Agidienkirche and adjacent St. -Between Annen Monastery, now a municipal museum. It is the only intact synagogue in Schleswig-Holstein, named after the first rabbi, Solomon Kalebach (1845-1919).

Wikipedia: Synagoge (Lübeck) (DE)

11. 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)

12. Stein zum Gedenken an die Opfer des Lübecker Brandanschlags

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Ten people died in the Lübeck arson attack on a house for asylum seekers in Lübeck's Hafenstraße on the night of 18 January 1996. They came from Zaire, Angola, Togo and Lebanon, the youngest were born in Germany. 38 other residents were injured. The crime has not been solved, the investigation is under strong public criticism.

Wikipedia: Lübecker Brandanschlag (DE)

13. 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)

14. Ende des Kreuzweges

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The Lübeck Stations of the Cross are one of the oldest of its kind in Germany and have been celebrated again since 1994. Of the former seven stations of the 1650-metre-long Way created towards the end of the 15th century, only the first and last, beginning and end of the Stations of the Cross have been preserved.

Wikipedia: Lübecker Kreuzweg (DE)

15. KZ Fürstengrube-Todesmarsch

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The Fürstengrube death march is a death march by camp prisoners during the evacuation of prisoners from Fürstengrube and other concentration camps. Lack of nutrition, disease, exhaustion, abuse and murder caused many victims during the death march from January to May 1945, including several stopovers.

Wikipedia: KZ Fürstengrube-Todesmarsch (DE)

16. Wasserkunst

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Lübecker Wasserkunst is located in the St. Jürgen district of the Hanseatic city of Lubeck, directly on the banks of the Wakenitz River. The central building is the water tower. As a historical building, it adopts the formal language of brick Gothic. It was built in 1867 and expanded 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. 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)

19. 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)

20. 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)

21. 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)

22. Alfons Aron Emmering

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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)

23. Museum für Natur und Umwelt

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The Museum für Natur und Umwelt der Hansestadt Lübeck (Museum for Nature and Environment of the Hanseatic City of Lübeck) is a natural history museum in Lübeck, Germany, which was first opened in 1893.

Wikipedia: Museum für Natur und Umwelt Lübeck (DE)

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