Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #12 in Bremen, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 30 sights
Distance 11.1 km
Ascend 149 m
Descend 147 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: Villa Halle

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Villa Halle is located in Bremen, district of Schwachhausen, district of Gete, Kurfürstenallee 11. The building was built in 1912 according to plans by Ernst Rentsch. It has been a Bremen listed building since 1998.

Wikipedia: Villa Halle (DE), Website

64 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 2: 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

1253 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 3: Sankt Ansgarii

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Sankt Ansgarii

St. Ansgarii Church was a medieval Brick Gothic church in Bremen. The 97-meter-high tower was the tallest landmark of the city for centuries. The church was the starting point of the Reformation in Bremen. The building was severely damaged during World War II and the ruin was demolished in the 1950s. A new church building under the same name was constructed outside of the old city.

Wikipedia: St. Ansgarii Church (EN), Website, Url

750 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 4: Villa Nebelthau

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Villa Nebelthau is located in Bremen, district of Schwachhausen, district of Barkhof, Hollerallee 25. The villa was built in 1891 according to plans by Carl Bollmann

Wikipedia: Villa Nebelthau (DE), Website

827 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 5: Villa Schütte

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The Villa Schütte in Bremen, district of Schwachhausen, district of Gete, Schwachhauser Heerstraße 67, was built in 1915 according to plans by Rudolf Alexander Schröder. This building has been a Bremen listed building since 1993, but not the rear extension.

Wikipedia: Villa Schütte (Schwachhausen) (DE), Website

1712 meters / 21 minutes

Sight 6: Villa Rutenberg

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The Villa Rutenberg in Bremen-Eastern suburb, Am Dobben 91, was a residential building and has been the seat of the local office Mitte/eastern suburb since 1979.

Wikipedia: Villa Rutenberg (DE), Website

205 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 7: Steinernes Kreuz

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The Vasmer Cross is a cross of atonement in the Mitte district of Bremen, district of Ostertor, on the street Beim Steinernen Kreuz No. 10. It was erected in 1435 as a memorial of atonement for the execution of Bremen's mayor Johann Vasmer. The property has been a listed building since 1973 as part of the Beim Steinernen Kreuz ensemble. It is the oldest monument in Bremen after Roland.

Wikipedia: Vasmer-Kreuz (DE), Website

525 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 8: Romari

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The Romari sculpture is located in Bremen – Mitte at Präsident-Kennedy-Platz/Contrescarpe in front of BLG's headquarters. It is listed in the list of monuments and statues of the city of Bremen.

Wikipedia: Romari (DE)

57 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 9: Occasion Dramatique

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The sculpture Occasion Dramatique is located in Bremen-Mitte, on Präsident-Kennedy-Platz in front of BLG's headquarters. It is listed in the list of monuments and statues of the city of Bremen.

Wikipedia: Occasion Dramatique (DE)

52 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 10: Raupe

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Raupe Till F. Teenck / CC BY 3.0

Caterpillar is a light sculpture in Bremen. It is located in Bremen-Mitte at Präsident-Kennedy-Platz at the Bremen State Archives and is listed in the list of monuments and statues of the city of Bremen.

Wikipedia: Raupe (Skulptur) (DE)

212 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 11: 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

521 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 12: Mann und Frau

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The sculpture Man and Woman in Bremen-Mitte in the Bremer Wallanlagen near the Herdentor is listed in the list of monuments and statues of the city of Bremen.

Wikipedia: Mann und Frau (Skulptur) (DE)

559 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 13: Stadtwaage

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The Stadtwaage at No. 13 Langenstraße in Bremen (Germany) is the building in which the municipal weighing scales used to be housed. The facility was created in order to levy taxes and excise duties while protecting merchants and customers against fraud and dishonesty.

Wikipedia: Stadtwaage (Bremen) (EN), Website

280 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 14: Martinikirche

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The St. Martin's Church is a Protestant church in the old town of Bremen. It is located near the Weser river and is one of the oldest churches in the city.

Wikipedia: St. Martin's Church, Bremen (EN), Website, Url

114 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 15: Robinson-Crusoe-Haus

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Robinson Crusoe House is a stepped-gabled house on Böttcherstraße in the old town district of Bremen, Germany. It was built by the prosperous coffee merchant Ludwig Roselius who admired the pioneering spirit of Daniel Defoe's fictional hero Robinson Crusoe.

Wikipedia: Robinson Crusoe House (EN), Website

37 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 16: 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

49 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 17: Paula-Becker-Modersohn-Haus

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Paula-Becker-Modersohn-Haus Kunstsammlungen Böttcherstraße / CC BY 2.5

The Paula Modersohn-Becker Museum in Bremen, Germany, is the first museum in the world devoted to a female artist. Modersohn-Becker (1876–1907) was one of the most important early Expressionists, and the museum features key works from each of her creative periods.

Wikipedia: Paula Modersohn-Becker Museum (EN), Website

70 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 18: Spitzen Gebel

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Spitzen Gebel is a historic building in the centre of Bremen, Germany, located at No. 1, Hinter dem Schütting. Its origins date to the year 1400, but it was rebuilt in the Gothic style in 1590 with additions in 1610. Since 1973, it has been a listed building.

Wikipedia: Spitzen Gebel (EN), Website

154 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 19: Skulpturengarten

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SkulpturengartenUlamm (Diskussion) 13:18, 5 November 2014 (UTC) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The sculpture garden of the Bürgerschaft is located in Bremen in the Mitte district on Bremen's market square to the right of the Haus der Bürgerschaft. It can be visited during the opening hours of the Bremen Parliament.

Wikipedia: Skulpturengarten der Bürgerschaft (DE)

144 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 20: 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)

122 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 21: Turmbläser

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The Turmbläserbrunnen is a fountain column in Bremen in front of the south side of the towers of the cathedral. It was erected with its bronze sculpture group by Max Dennert in 1899.

Wikipedia: Turmbläserbrunnen (Bremen) (DE), Website

77 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 22: Verkehrsturm

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The Domsheide traffic tower in Bremen-Mitte, district of Altstadt, Domsheide at the corner of Balgebrückstraße, dates from 1988.

Wikipedia: Verkehrsturm Domsheide (DE), Website

148 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 23: St. Johann

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St. John's Church is a Roman Catholic provost church in Bremen. It was built in the fourteenth century as a Franciscan abbey church and has been a listed monument since 1973.

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

119 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 24: Schifferhaus

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The Shipper's House in Bremen, Germany is a building in the oldest district of the Free Hanseatic city of Bremen. The house was registered as an historical monument in 1973 and is in Schnoor. During the last 25 years of the 20th century the house was a private museum. It was an attraction for many visitors including the former German Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher.

Wikipedia: Shipper's House in Bremen (EN), Url

106 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 25: 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)

396 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 26: 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

160 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 27: Sterbender Jüngling

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The Dying Youth is a bronze statue created in 1936 by Herbert Kubica, which was originally erected in the centre of Bremen's old town during the Nazi era as a heroic monument to the members of the Freikorps Caspari and the Gerstenberg Division who died in the fight against the Bremen Soviet Republic.

Wikipedia: Sterbender Jüngling (Kubica) (DE), Website

521 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 28: St. Jakobus-Packhaus

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The St.-Jakobus-Packhaus is a well-known architectural monument in Bremen in the small old town district of Schnoor on the streets Wüstestätte 10 and Stavendamm 8.

Wikipedia: St.-Jakobus-Packhaus (DE), Website

856 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 29: Olbers-Planetarium

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The Olbers-Gesellschaft e.V. Bremen was founded in Bremen in 1920 by Max Völkel, Wilhelm Finke (1884–1950) and Friedrich Nölke (1877–1947) in honour of the city's great astronomer, Wilhelm Olbers (1758–1840).

Wikipedia: Olbers-Gesellschaft (DE), Opening_hours , Website

1044 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 30: Gymnasium Leibnizplatz & Realschule

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The Oberschule am Leibnizplatz is a secondary school in Bremen, Germany. It was a Realschule, Oberrealschule, Oberschule, Gymnasium and school centre of the secondary level II and integrated district school and is now again a secondary school in Bremen with an upper school as an all-day school. Since 1984, the building has been a listed building in Bremen. The bremer shakespeare company has been playing in the school since 1988.

Wikipedia: Schule am Leibnizplatz (DE), Url


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