Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #8 in Bremen, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 24 sights
Distance 8.2 km
Ascend 98 m
Descend 93 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: Fernsprechamt Hansa

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The former telephone exchange "Hansa" in Bremen - Östliche Vorstadt, district of Hulsberg, Friedrich-Karl-Straße 55/corner of Bismarckstraße, is an administrative building. It is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Fernsprechamt „Hansa“ (DE), Website

855 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 2: Haus 7

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Haus 7

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

Wikipedia: Liste der Kulturdenkmäler in Bremen-Östliche Vorstadt (DE), Website

518 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 3: Friedenskirche

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The Church of Peace from 1869/70 serves the Bremen Protestant Peace Community in the Eastern Suburbs, Humboldtstraße 175.

Wikipedia: Friedenskirche (Bremen) (DE), Website

829 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 4: Schule an der Schmidtstraße

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The buildings of the school on Schmidtstraße in Bremen, district of Östliche Vorstadt, district of Steintor, Schmidtstraße 9/10, were built as the front building in 1854 according to plans by building director Alexander Schröder and as the rear building from 1864 according to plans by Johann Diedrich Dunkel.

Wikipedia: Schule an der Schmidtstraße (DE), Website, Url

183 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Körner-Denkmal

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The bronze monument on the Theodor-Körner-Wall in Bremen for the poet and fighter in the Wars of Liberation was donated by citizens of the Hanseatic city and erected in 1865. It has been a listed building since 1973.

Wikipedia: Körner-Denkmal (Bremen) (DE), Website

181 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: Wiener Hof

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Wiener Hof

The Wiener Hof ensemble in Bremen-Mitte, district Ostertor, Weberstraße 7 to 23 was built after 1900.

Wikipedia: Ensemble Wiener Hof (DE), Website

169 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 7: 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

393 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 8: Köpkenstift

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Köpkenstift Till F. Teenck / CC BY 3.0

The Gottesbuden Foundation, also known as the Senator Heinrich Köpken Foundation, founded in 1564, is the second oldest of the 342 foundations in the state of Bremen. It is based at Friesenstraße 48.

Wikipedia: Stiftung Gottesbuden (DE), Website

335 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 9: Theater am Goetheplatz

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The Theater am Goetheplatz, also incorrectly known as the Goethetheater, is the main theatre of the city of Bremen in the north of Germany, the main venue of Theater Bremen. Completed in 1913 in the Neoclassical style, it is located in the cultural district to the east of the old town. After reconstruction with major extensions after the Second World War, it was fully modernized in 2004. Since 2005, it has been a listed building.

Wikipedia: Theater am Goetheplatz (EN), Website

153 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 10: Villa Ichon

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The Villa Ichon in Bremen (Mitte) in the Ostertorviertel at Goetheplatz 3 and on the Bremen Wallanlagen, dates from 1849 and is known nationwide as a forum for cultural and peace work. On the other side of the building is now the Theater am Goetheplatz.

Wikipedia: Villa Ichon (DE), Website, Url

223 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 11: Kriegsgefangenendenkmal

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Herbert Kubica's prisoner of war in the Bremen ramparts was devoted to the soldiers of the First World War in 1934. Since 1951, an expansion of the inscription has also reminded of the prisoners of war of the Second World War.

Wikipedia: Kriegsgefangenendenkmal (Bremen) (DE), Website

117 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 12: Kriegerehrenmal Altmannshöhe

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The memorial for the Bremen soldiers who died in 1914–1918, the fallen of the Gerstenberg Division and the Freikorps Caspari stands on the Altmannhöhe at the eastern foothills of the Bremen ramparts. It was designed in 1933 by the sculptor Ernst Gorsemann and the landscape architect Heinrich Wiepking-Jürgensmann and inaugurated in 1935.

Wikipedia: Ehrenmal für die im Ersten Weltkrieg gefallenen Bremer (DE), Website

154 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 13: Kunsthalle Bremen

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The Kunsthalle Bremen is an art museum in Bremen, Germany. It is located close to the Bremen Old Town on the "Culture Mile". The Kunsthalle was built in 1849, enlarged in 1902 by architect Eduard Gildemeister, and expanded several more times, most notably in 2011. Since 1977, the building has been designated a Kulturdenkmal on Germany's buildings heritage list.

Wikipedia: Kunsthalle Bremen (EN), Website

155 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 14: Gerhard-Marcks-Haus

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The Gerhard Marcks Museum or Gerhard Marcks House is a museum in Bremen, Germany, inspired by the work of the sculptor and graphic artist Gerhard Marcks. The museum exhibits contemporary sculpture, including the work of Marcks.

Wikipedia: Gerhard Marcks House (EN), Website

216 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 15: Heinrich Heine (1797-1856)

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The Heinrich Heine Monument in Bremen-Mitte stands on Altenwall next to the Kunsthalle Bremen. It was erected in 2010 and is included in the list of monuments and statues of the city of Bremen.

Wikipedia: Heinrich-Heine-Denkmal (Bremen) (DE)

327 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 16: Ottjen-Alldag-Brunnen

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This list of fountains in the city of Bremen lists the fountains and gargoyles in the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen. Some of them have been removed from their original location, relocated, redesigned or destroyed over the decades. This is noted under the status attachment. Monuments and statues are expressly not listed.

Wikipedia: Liste der Brunnen der Stadt Bremen (DE), Website

63 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 17: Jacobus Major

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Jacobus Major

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

Wikipedia: Liste der Kulturdenkmäler in Bremen-Mitte (DE), Website

1 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 18: Bremer Geschichtenhaus

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The Bremen Story House in Schnoor is a "living" museum. As part of qualification and employment measures, unemployed people present historical events and personalities of Bremen life in historical settings from the middle of the 17th to the 20th century. In self-made costumes true to the original, they accompany and guide visitors through the exhibition and tell Bremen history and stories.

Wikipedia: Bremer Geschichtenhaus (DE), Website

2 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 19: 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

1069 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 20: Zentaurenbrunnen

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The centaur fountain from 1891 is a fountain in Bremen. Its centrepiece is the bronze sculpture of a horseman fighting with a snake by the sculptor August Sommer. The fountain is now located in Leibnizplatzpark in Bremen's Neustadt district, which borders Leibnizplatz as part of the Neustadtswallanlagen.

Wikipedia: Zentaurenbrunnen (Bremen) (DE), Website

322 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 21: Zionskirche

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The Evangelical Zionskirche and the community center in Bremen in the Neustadt district, Kornstraße 31, were built until 1957.

Wikipedia: Zionskirche (Bremen) (DE), Url, Website

398 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 22: Gymn. Oberstufe am Leibnizplatz

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Gymn. Oberstufe am Leibnizplatz

Barracks IV of the "Bremen" Infantry Regiment in Bremen, Neustadt district, Neustadtscontrescarpe 49/51 and Schulstraße 11 was built around 1890. In 2010, Barracks IV was placed under monument protection.

Wikipedia: Kaserne IV des Infanterieregiments Bremen (DE), Website

89 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 23: Sitzendes Paar

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Sitzendes Paar

The sculpture Seated Couple stands in Bremen's Neustadt in the green area on Schulstraße at the corner of Neustadtscontrescarpe, near Leibnizplatz, which is part of the Neustadtswallanlagen. It is listed in the list of monuments and statues of the city of Bremen.

Wikipedia: Sitzendes Paar (DE)

1398 meters / 17 minutes

Sight 24: Wasserkunst

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The water tower on the Werder on Werderstraße is the oldest water tower in the city of Bremen. The 47-metre-high building – popularly known as the "upside-down chest of drawers" – on the Stadtwerder was part of the Bremer Wasserkunst with the operator swb AG.

Wikipedia: Wasserturm auf dem Werder (DE), Website


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