Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #19 in Bremen, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 18 sights
Distance 8.9 km
Ascend 110 m
Descend 111 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: Friedhofskapelle Riensberg

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The Riensberg Cemetery Chapel is located in Bremen, Schwachhausen district, Riensberg district, Friedhofstraße 51. The chapel, the cemetery overseer's house and the mortuary were built in 1875 according to plans by building inspector Johannes Rippe. They have been under Bremen monument protection since 1984.

Wikipedia: Friedhofskapelle Riensberg (DE), Website

501 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 2: Füllhorn

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The sculpture Füllhorn is in front of the main entrance of the Focke Museum in Bremen-Schwachhausen. It is listed in the list of monuments and still images of the city of Bremen.

Wikipedia: Füllhorn (Skulptur) (DE)

98 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 3: Seenotrettungskreuzer Paul Denker

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Seenotrettungskreuzer Paul Denker Chris Hartmann / CC BY-SA 3.0

The sea rescue cruiser Paul Denker is a museum ship in Bremen, Germany. It was the first ship of the German Society for the Rescue of Shipwrecked Persons (DGzRS) made entirely of aluminium and at the same time the smallest of all sea rescue units built in Germany with a daughter boat. In total, the cruiser was in the service of the company for 38 years.

Wikipedia: Paul Denker (Schiff) (DE), Website

36 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 4: Focke-Museum

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The Focke Museum is the museum of history and the history of art for the city and state of Bremen. It was formed in 1924 by the merger of a museum of industry and commerce and the previous historical museum, and is named for the founder of the latter, Johann Focke (1848–1922), a Bremen privy councillor and father of Henrich Focke. It is located in 4.5 hectares of grounds in the Riensberg neighbourhood of the city. In addition to a main building which opened in 1964 and was extended in 2002, the museum complex includes buildings dating from the 16th to the 19th centuries.

Wikipedia: Focke Museum (EN), Website

101 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 5: Eichenhof

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The list of cultural monuments in Schwachhausen lists all cultural monuments in the Bremen district of Schwachhausen.

Wikipedia: Liste der Kulturdenkmäler in Schwachhausen (DE), Website

12 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 6: Haus Riensberg

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Haus Riensberg Till F. Teenck / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Riensberg estate is a historic estate with a park in Bremen-Schwachhausen, at Schwachhauser Heerstraße No. 240, which is now part of the Focke Museum. The Riensberg House has been a listed building since 1973.

Wikipedia: Gut Riensberg (DE), Website

799 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 7: Villa Borgward

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Villa Borgward Till F. Teenck / CC BY 3.0

The Borgward Villa and the neighbouring Allmers Park to the east in the Bremen district of Horn-Lehe were laid out as a country estate in 1750, and from the beginning of the 19th to the beginning of the 20th century they were known as the Focke-Fritze estate. The Allmers Park was acquired by the state of Bremen in 1936. The country house Horner Heerstraße No. 11/11a was inhabited by the Borgward family from 1952 to 2000. It is not to be confused with the house of the former Borgward sales company Pfalzburger Straße 69 in Hastedt.

Wikipedia: Borgward-Haus (DE), Website

698 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 8: Norddeutsche Mission

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The former Horn parsonage in Bremen, Horn-Lehe district, Horn district, Berckstraße 27, was built in 1878 and 1927 according to plans by Johann Heinrich Bolte and Heinrich J. Kayser, respectively.

Wikipedia: Pfarrhaus Horn (DE), Website

1173 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 9: Wisent-Denkmal

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The bison monument in the Rhododendron Park in the Bremen district of Horn-Lehe was erected there in 1940 and is listed in the list of monuments and statues of the city of Bremen.

Wikipedia: Wisent-Denkmal (Bremen) (DE)

378 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 10: Botanika

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Botanika is an indoor botanical garden with science center, in the Rhododendron-Park Bremen. The greenhouses opened in the year 2003 and show primarily azaleas and rhododendrons. Together with the surrounding park, it contains the largest rhododendron collection in the world, featuring roughly 650 species and 3500 varieties.

Wikipedia: Botanika (EN)

202 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 11: Rhododendronpark

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The Rhododendron-Park Bremen, also known as the Rhododendron-Park und Botanischer Garten Bremen, is the biggist collection of rhododendrons and azaleas worldwide, as well as a substantial botanical garden, located in Bremen, Germany. It is open daily; park admission is free but a fee is charged for the nature center Botanika.

Wikipedia: Rhododendron-Park Bremen (EN)

1846 meters / 22 minutes

Sight 12: Villa Leupold

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Villa Leupold is located in Bremen, Horn-Lehe district, Lehesterdeich district, Leher Heerstraße 194. The country house was built in 1872 according to plans by Johann Georg Poppe.

Wikipedia: Villa Leupold (DE), Website

435 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 13: Uppe-Angst-Gedenkstein

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From the end of the 12th to the end of the 17th century, Uppe Angst was the place of justice of Gohs Hollerland in Bremen and today refers to a street named after this historic place in the Bremen district of Oberneuland.

Wikipedia: Uppe Angst (DE)

150 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 14: Gut Landruhe, Hofmeierhaus

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Gut Landruhe, Hofmeierhaus

The list of cultural monuments in Horn-Lehe lists all cultural monuments in the Bremen district of Horn-Lehe.

Wikipedia: Liste der Kulturdenkmäler in Horn-Lehe (DE), Website

186 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 15: Gut Landruhe

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Gut Landruhe is a former estate with manor house and park Am Rüten No. 2–4 in Bremen-Horn-Lehe (Lehesterdeich), directly on the border with Oberneuland.

Wikipedia: Gut Landruhe (DE), Website

1279 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 16: Haus Weyhausen

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The Weyhausen house is located in Bremen, Oberneuland district, Oberneulander Landstraße 183.

Wikipedia: Haus Weyhausen (DE), Website

602 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 17: Heinekenspark

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Heinekenspark Till F. Teenck / CC BY-SA 3.0

Heinekens Park with the estate is a historic park and a historic building in Bremen-Oberneuland at Oberneulander Landstraße 151.

Wikipedia: Heinekens Park (DE), Website

431 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 18: Haus Heineken

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Haus Heineken

The list of cultural monuments in Oberneuland lists all cultural monuments in the Bremen district of Oberneuland.

Wikipedia: Liste der Kulturdenkmäler in Oberneuland (DE), Website


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