12 Sights in Lüneburg, Germany (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Lüneburg, 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 12 sights are available in Lüneburg, Germany.

List of cities in Germany Sightseeing Tours in Lüneburg

1. Lüneburger Wasserturm

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Lüneburger Wasserturm Photo: Andreas Praefcke / CC BY 3.0

Lüneburg Water Tower is a water tower in the southeastern part of the Lüneburg old town in Lower Saxony, Germany, built by the architect Franz Krüger (1873–1936), from designs by Richard Kampf. Its erection was initiated on 3 October 1905, and the tower was taken into use in November 1907. The water tower is 55 metres (180 ft) tall, and is the tallest building in the Lüneburg old town that is not a church. It stands between the considerably newer Nordlandhalle and the Johanneum, the latter now used as a school. The tower consists of a square base of 18 metres (59 ft) and a round portion which is walled up around a 500 cubic metres (18,000 cu ft) large water tank. The upper part is carried by 16 solid columns.

Wikipedia: Lüneburg Water Tower (EN)

2. St. Nicolai

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St. Nicolai is a church and Lutheran parish in Lüneburg, Lower Saxony, Germany. It is one of three main churches in the town, all built in brick Gothic style. The church, dedicated to St. Nicholas, is a basilica with three naves, built from 1407 to 1440. It features a "star" rib vault that is unique in Northern Germany. When the Reformation was introduced in Lüneburg in 1530, the church became Lutheran. The high steeple was added in the 19th century.

Wikipedia: St. Nicolai, Lüneburg (EN)

3. Orgeln von St. Johannis

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The organs of St. Johannis (Lüneburg) are the large historical main organ on the west gallery and the choir organ in the five-aisled Gothic hall church St. Johannis in Lüneburg. The large instrument has received its present form mainly in 1553 and through the baroque extensions and today has three manuals and 51 stops. In addition, there is a two-manual choir organ of the Kuhn company from 2010 with 23 stops in the church.

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4. Industrie- und Handelskammer Lüneburg-Wolfsburg

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The Lüneburg-Wolfsburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHKLW) is the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the city of Wolfsburg and the districts of Harburg, Heidekreis, Lüneburg, Uelzen, Lüchow-Dannenberg, Celle and Gifhorn. It is a public law corporation with a statutory mandate to represent the overall interests of some 70,000 associated traders and enterprises.

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5. St. Johannis

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The Church of John the Baptist is the oldest Lutheran church in Lüneburg, Germany. It is located in the city centre. Lüneburg is on the European Route of Brick Gothic and the church is an example of this style. With its 108-meter high spire, it is the second tallest church tower in Lower Saxony – after St. Andrew's in Hildesheim.

Wikipedia: St. John's Church, Lüneburg (EN)

6. St. Marien

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Sankt Marien is the Roman Catholic parish church in Lüneburg, a district town in Lower Saxony. The parish belongs to the deanery of Lüneburg of the diocese of Hildesheim. The church dedicated to the patronage of the Virgin and Mother of God Mary, conceived without original sin, is located in Friedenstraße, Rotes Feld.

Wikipedia: St. Marien (Lüneburg) (DE)

7. Heinrich-Heine-Haus

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Heinrich-Heine-House, located at No.1 Orkson Markett in Luneburg, is an aristocratic residence built in the 15th and 16th centuries. It was where the parents of the poet Heinrich Heine lived. It is now used by municipalities and cultural institutions and includes a writer's scholarship apartment.

Wikipedia: Heinrich-Heine-Haus (Lüneburg) (DE)

8. Alter Kran

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The old crane is a port crane with a long history in the former Ilmenau port of Luneburg. Built in 1797, it was one of the most powerful cranes in northern Germany at that time. It still shapes the image of Wasserviertel and is considered one of the landmarks of the city.

Wikipedia: Alter Kran (Lüneburg) (DE)

9. Altes Rathaus

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Lüneburg Town Hall is an example of medieval and early modern secular architecture in northern Germany. It was built around 1230, has been expanded over the centuries and is still the headquarters of the council and administration of the Hanseatic city of Lüneburg.

Wikipedia: Lüneburger Rathaus (DE)

10. Alte Ratsapotheke

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Alte Ratsapotheke Angela M. Arnold, Berlin (=44Pinguine) / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Alte Ratsapotheke is a pharmacy in the historic centre of the Hanseatic city of Lüneburg. The current building was completed in 1598 after extensive renovation work, it replaced a predecessor building from earlier centuries and is now a listed building.

Wikipedia: Alte Ratsapotheke (Lüneburg) (DE)

11. Stadttheater Lüneburg

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Stadttheater Lüneburg Photo: Andreas Praefcke / CC BY 3.0

The Lüneburg Theatre is a three-act theatre in Lüneburg with its own theatre, musical and ballet company. The venue includes a large house with 542 seats and a T with 99 seats. NT Studio and T.3 Youth Theatre.

Wikipedia: Theater Lüneburg (DE)

12. Deutsches Salzmuseum

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The German Salt Museum in the German town of Lüneburg, on the site of the old production facilities of the Lüneburg Saltworks when it was closed in 1980. In 1991, it won the Council of Europe Museum Prize.

Wikipedia: German Salt Museum (EN)

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