Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #10 in Bremen, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 30 sights
Distance 10.5 km
Ascend 118 m
Descend 115 m

Experience Bremen in Germany in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in BremenIndividual Sights in Bremen

Sight 1: Oelzweig-Haus

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The Oelzweig House is located in Bremen, district of Schwachhausen, district of Gete, Kurfürstenallee 8. The villa was built in 1911 according to plans by Hans Lassen and Heinrich Lassen as well as Friedrich Gildemeister as a garden architect. The building has been a Bremen listed building since 2013.

Wikipedia: Oelzweig-Haus (DE), Website

1696 meters / 20 minutes

Sight 2: Haus Paula Becker

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Haus Paula Becker

Paula Modersohn-Becker was a German Expressionist painter of the late 19th and early 20th century. She is noted for the many self-portraits the artist produced, including nude self-portraits. She is considered one of the most important representatives of early expressionism, producing more than 700 paintings and over 1000 drawings during her active painting life. She is recognized both as the first known woman painter to paint nude self-portraits, and the first woman to have a museum devoted exclusively to her art. Additionally, she is considered to be the first woman artist to depict herself both pregnant and nude and pregnant.

Wikipedia: Paula Becker House (EN), Website

1823 meters / 22 minutes

Sight 3: Fragment

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Fragment ROMWriter / CC BY-SA 3.0

The fragment is a sculpture ensemble in Bremen-Mitte, on Rudolf-Hilferding-Platz near the House of the Reich, which was erected in 1991 on the 50th anniversary of Rudolf Hilferding's death. It is listed in the list of monuments and statues of the city of Bremen.

Wikipedia: Fragment (Skulptur) (DE)

322 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 4: Metropol Theater Bremen

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Metropol Theater Bremen (Christian) Jason Peper dewp:User:Trublu / CC BY-SA 2.5

The Metropol Theater Bremen is a venue in Bremen, Germany. There are events of various kinds, from musicals to RTL's super talent or concerts by well-known artists.

Wikipedia: Metropol Theater Bremen (DE), Website

196 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Torhäuschen

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Original parts of the Bishop's Gate in Bremen, which was given its present shape in 1838 according to a design by building director Friedrich Moritz Stamm, are included in the reconstruction of the old square in the ramparts as well as essential parts at the entrance to the Egestorff Foundation in Bremen-Osterholz. At the same time, the associated gatehouse, which has served as a shop since 1848, was built on the bridge over the moat.

Wikipedia: Bischofstor (Bremen) (DE), Website

172 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: Das Ende

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Das Ende Rami Tarawneh / CC BY 2.5

The monument Das Ende in the Bremer Wallanlagen in Bremen-Mitte was erected there in 1978 and is listed in the list of monuments and statues of the city of Bremen.

Wikipedia: Das Ende (Denkmal) (DE)

146 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 7: Der Rosslenker

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The Horse Driver is a bronze sculpture group by Louis Tuaillon, which was erected in 1902 in the ramparts (Bremen-Mitte). It is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Der Rosselenker (Bremen) (DE), Website

843 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 8: Cinema im Ostertor

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Cinema im Ostertor Till F. Teenck / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Cinema im Ostertor, formerly Cinema Ostertor, is a cinema founded on 7 November 1969 as the first art house cinema in Germany on Ostertorsteinweg in Bremen, district of Ostertor, the so-called Viertel.

Wikipedia: Cinema im Ostertor (DE), Url, Website

800 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 9: H. W. M. Olbers

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The monument to Heinrich Wilhelm Olbers, the important Bremen physician and astronomer, was created by the sculptor Carl Steinhäuser in Rome in 1848. It was erected in 1850 in the Bremen ramparts. The property has been a listed building since 1973.

Wikipedia: Olbers-Denkmal in Bremen (DE), Website

314 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 10: Haus Vorwärts

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The Haus Vorwärts at Sandstraße 4–5, right next to Bremen Cathedral, is one of the oldest buildings in Bremen's old town. Since 2005, the building has served as the House of Science for the association of the same name as a showcase for science. Previously, the Vorwärts association had its domicile here for over 120 years.

Wikipedia: Haus Vorwärts (DE), Website

154 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 11: Reiterstandbild Otto von Bismarck

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The Bismarck monument outside the cathedral in Bremen is a bronze figure of the former Chancellor, riding a horse. It was created in 1910, twelve years after Bismarck's death. The commission was entrusted to Adolf von Hildebrand in 1904. Since 1973 the monument has enjoyed protected status.

Wikipedia: Bismarck monument (Bremen) (EN), Website

42 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 12: Neptunbrunnen

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Neptunbrunnen Martin Peterdamm / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Neptune fountain on the cathedral courtyard in Bremen is a work of art by the sculptor Waldemar Otto, which was set up in 1991. It is one of the few modern Neptune fountains.

Wikipedia: Neptunbrunnen (Bremen) (DE)

113 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 13: Town Musicians of Bremen

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Town Musicians of Bremen

The "Town Musicians of Bremen" is a German fairy tale collected by the Brothers Grimm and published in Grimms' Fairy Tales in 1819.

Wikipedia: Town Musicians of Bremen (EN), Website

13 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 14: Ratskeller

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The Bremen Ratskeller is the council wine cellar of the Townhall of Bremen. Since it was erected in the year 1405, German wines were stored and sold there. With its history over 600 years the Ratskeller of Bremen is one of the oldest wine cellars of Germany, furthermore the oldest wine barrel of Germany, a wine from Rüdesheim which is dated 1653, is stored here.

Wikipedia: Bremen Ratskeller (EN), Website

76 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 15: Bremer Loch

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The Bremer Marktplatz is a square situated in the centre of the Hanseatic City of Bremen. One of the oldest public squares in the city, it covers an area of 3,484 m2 (37,500 sq ft). It is no longer used as a market place except for the Christmas market and the annual Freimarkt Fair at the end of October.

Wikipedia: Bremer Marktplatz (EN)

129 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 16: Der Lichtbringer

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The Light Bringer is the title of a large, gilded bronze relief by Bernhard Hoetger from 1936 above the entrance to Böttcherstraße in Bremen.

Wikipedia: Der Lichtbringer (DE), Website

54 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 17: Haus St. Petrus

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St Petrus House is a historic building in Bremen, Germany. With features of North-German Gothic architecture including an arcade, it was built in 1927 by the prosperous coffee merchant Ludwig Roselius as part of his development of Böttcherstraße. Today its newly refurbished dining rooms are part of the Atlantic Grand Hotel. Since 1973, St Petrus House has been a listed building.

Wikipedia: St Petrus House (EN), Website

11 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 18: Ludwig Roselius Museum

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The Ludwig Roselius Museum on Böttcherstraße in the old town of Bremen, Germany, houses the private collection of the successful coffee merchant Ludwig Roselius (1874–1943). Artefacts from the Middle Ages to the Baroque period are on display. The house itself which was completed in 1588 has a history going back to the 14th century.

Wikipedia: Ludwig Roselius Museum (EN), Website, Opening Hours

33 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 19: The Atlantis House

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The Atlantis House on Böttcherstraße in the old town of Bremen in the north of Germany is an interesting example of German architecture in the interwar period. Designed by Bernhard Hoetger, it was completed in 1931. After suffering serious war damage, it was rebuilt in 1965 with a new facade designed by Ewald Mataré.

Wikipedia: Atlantis House (EN), Website

208 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 20: Der Tröpfler

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The fountain with the sculpture Der Tröpfler "Il gocciolatoio" is located in Bremen - Mitte on Marktstraße in front of the entrance to the Börsenhof. It is listed in the list of fountains of the city of Bremen.

Wikipedia: Der Tröpfler (DE)

154 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 21: Dom-Museum

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The Cathedral Museum in Bremen's St. Peter's Cathedral is an ecumenical museum for Bremen church history, which was founded in 1987 to record finds from the medieval bishops' tombs of the cathedral. It is under the sponsorship of the Bremer Dom e.V. Foundation.

Wikipedia: Dom-Museum (Bremen) (DE), Website

13 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 22: St. Petri-Dom

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Bremen Cathedral, dedicated to St. Peter, is a church situated in the market square in the center of Bremen. The cathedral belongs to the Bremian Evangelical Church, a member of the umbrella organization Protestant Church in Germany. It is the previous cathedral of the former Prince-Archbishopric of Bremen. Since 1973, it is protected by the monument protection act.

Wikipedia: Bremen Cathedral (EN), Website

34 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 23: Bleikeller

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Bleikeller Photographed by User:Zeartul / CC BY-SA 3.0

Bleikeller is the colloquial name of the east crypt of St. Peter's Cathedral in Bremen. It is best known for the fact that eight mummies from the 17th and 18th centuries were found here.

Wikipedia: Bleikeller (DE), Opening Hours

235 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 24: Mahnmal für die Opfer der Novemberpogrome 1938

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The memorial to the victims of the November pogroms of 1938, in which five Jewish citizens were murdered by the National Socialists in Bremen, has stood since 1982 near the Landherrnamt building in Bremen-Mitte on the corner of Dechanatstraße and Am Landherrnamt. The memorial was designed by Hans D. Voss and consists of black-painted, panel-like concrete cubes.

Wikipedia: Mahnmal für die Opfer der Novemberpogrome 1938 (Bremen) (DE)

55 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 25: Gasthof zum Kaiser Friedrich

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The Gasthof zum Kaiser Friedrich in Bremen in the Schnoor district, corner of the streets Lange Wieren and Am Landherrnamt is a restaurant named in memory of Emperor Frederick III, the 99-day emperor.

Wikipedia: Gasthof zum Kaiser Friedrich (DE), Website

49 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 26: Beim Bade

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Beim Bade Till F. Teenck / CC BY 3.0

The bathhouse fountain with the sculpture Beim Bade, also known as The Merry Bathers, is located in Bremen-Mitte in the Schnoor, on the Stavendamm near the Schifferhaus. It is listed in the list of fountains of the city of Bremen.

Wikipedia: Badestubenbrunnen (DE)

806 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 27: H-Trakt

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The teaching building of the Bremen Maritime School now serves Faculty 5 and Faculty 1 (Economics) of the Bremen University of Applied Sciences in Neustadt (Bremen).

Wikipedia: Lehrgebäude Seefahrtschule Bremen (DE), Website

900 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 28: Kleiner Roland

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Kleiner Roland

The Little Roland Monument, also known as the Roland Fountain, stands in Bremen's Neustadt district, at the southern end of the Neuer Markt. It is listed in the list of monuments and statues of the city of Bremen.

Wikipedia: Kleiner Roland (DE), Website

531 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 29: Theater am Leibnizplatz

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The Bremer Shakespeare Company e.V. is a theatre collective in the legal form of a non-profit association with its headquarters in Bremen.

Wikipedia: Bremer shakespeare company (DE), Website

623 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 30: Gefallenen-Ehrenmal der Technischen Lehranstalten

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This list of monuments and statues of the city of Bremen lists the monuments, statues, statues, memorials and sculptures of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen. Some of them have been removed from their original location over the decades, relocated, redesigned or even destroyed. This is noted under the status attachment.

Wikipedia: Liste der Denkmale und Standbilder der Stadt Bremen (DE)


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