Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in Lübeck, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 19 sights
Distance 6.1 km
Ascend 115 m
Descend 110 m

Explore Lübeck in Germany with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Lübeck

Sight 1: Kleverschusskreuz

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The Cross of the Klei is a cross of roads from the first half of the 15th century in the Hanseatic city of Lübeck. The stone cross made of limestone pointed out the way to the Wunderblood Church in Bad Wilsnack (Brandenburg). A mile of the path to the Wunderblutkirche, which was often barefoot, gave the pilgrim a day.

Wikipedia: Kleverschusskreuz (DE)

488 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 2: St.-Gertrud-Kirche

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The St. Gertrud Church in Lübeck is the community church of the Evangelical parish built after a design by the Charlottenburg architect Jürgensen & Bachmann in the St. Gertrud district of Lübeck, which is ordained the St. Gertrud of Nivelles. The patronal feast has been historical for the suburb on the castle field in front of the Burgtor since the Middle Ages. In 1373 the Lübeck Bishop Burkhard von Serkem consecrated the first St. Gertruden chapel.

Wikipedia: St. Gertrudkirche (Lübeck) (DE)

992 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 3: Ende des Kreuzweges

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The Lübeck Way of the Cross is one of the oldest of its kind in Germany and has been walked again since 1994. Of the seven stations of the 1650-metre-long path, which were created towards the end of the 15th century, only the first and last, the beginning and end of the Stations of the Cross have been preserved.

Wikipedia: Lübecker Kreuzweg (DE)

815 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 4: Schuppen 10

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The scales 10/11 are two former harbour sheds, which are listed as a monument, in the port and Hanseatic city of Lübeck (Schleswig-Holstein).

Wikipedia: Schuppen 10/11 (DE)

160 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Burgtorlöwe

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Sculptures and objects in Lübeck lists panoramic-free sculptures and objects in the city of Lübeck, which do not remember a particular person or event as a monument. Since they are often nameless, they are assigned here to the alphabetically listed artists. If a particular person or a historical event connects to a monument, it should be entered in the list Memorial and Monuments in Lübeck.

Wikipedia: Skulpturen und Objekte in Lübeck (DE)

53 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 6: KZ Fürstengrube-Todesmarsch

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The KZ prince-pit death march was a death march of concentration camp prisoners as part of the evacuation of the Fürstengrube concentration camp and other concentration camp prisoners. A lack of nutrition, diseases, exhaustion, abuse and murders called for numerous victims on this death march from January to May 1945 with several intermediate stations.

Wikipedia: KZ Fürstengrube-Todesmarsch (DE)

41 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 7: Trägerstecksperre

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Trägerstecksperre Bundeswehr Verteidigungsbezirkskommando 47 Gießen / CC BY-SA 2.0 de

Prepared locks are militarily created devices on transport facilities that are intended to slow down and channel the attack of an opponent after triggering. A common form of prepared locks are explosive shafts.

Wikipedia: Vorbereitete Sperre (DE)

127 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 8: Der deutschen Jugend

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Karl Geiser was a Swiss sculptor.

Wikipedia: Karl Geiser (DE)

208 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 9: Burgtor

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The Burgtor, built 1444 in late Gothic style, was the northern city gate of Hanseatic Lübeck, now in Germany. It is one of two towered gates remaining from the medieval fortifications, the other being the more famous Holstentor.

Wikipedia: Burgtor (EN)

190 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 10: Europäisches Hansemuseum

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Europäisches HansemuseumBS Hochschulstadtteil (Diskussion) 20:27, 11. Jun. 2015 (CEST) / CC BY 4.0

The European Hansemuseum is a museum in Lübeck, Germany dedicated to the history of the Hanseatic League. Covering an area of in total 7,405 square metres (79,710 sq ft), is the largest museum in the world specifically dedicated to this subject. The museum was opened in May 2015.

Wikipedia: European Hansemuseum (EN), Website

175 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 11: Carl Hans Lody

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Carl Hans Lody

Carl Hans Lody, alias Charles A. Inglis, was a reserve officer of the Imperial German Navy who spied in the United Kingdom in the first few months of the First World War.

Wikipedia: Carl Hans Lody (EN)

102 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 12: Ida-Boy-Ed-Garten

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Ida-Boy-Ed-Garten © OpenStreetMap-Mitwirkende (Karte); Der Bischof mit der E-Gitarre (Nachbearbeitung) / CC-by-sa 3.0

The Ida Boy Ed Garden is a street in the old town of Lübeck.

Wikipedia: Ida-Boy-Ed-Garten (DE)

326 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 13: Gertrudenherberge

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The Gertrudenherberge is a medieval pilgrimage hill in the Hanseatic city of Lübeck. The institution, named after Saint Gertrud of Nivelles, the patron saint of pilgrims, was originally part of the Holy Spirit Hospital. It is one of the recently rediscovered and thus only very late protected monuments of the medieval world heritage on the Lübeck Old Town Island.

Wikipedia: Gertrudenherberge (DE)

169 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 14: Heiligen-Geist-Hospital

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The Heiligen-Geist-Hospital am Koberg in Lübeck, completed in 1286, is one of the oldest existing social institutions in the world and one of the most important buildings in the city. It is in the tradition of the Holy Geist hospitals based on the model of Santo Spirito in Sassia in Rome. The hospitals were looked after by the brothers by the Order of the Holy Spirit.

Wikipedia: Heiligen-Geist-Hospital (Lübeck) (DE), Website

52 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 15: Geibel-Denkmal

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Remembrance and monuments in Lübeck is a list of panorama-free sculptures, objects, thinking and memory boards in the city of Lübeck, which as a monument remind of a specific person or a certain event. They are arranged in the temporal sequence of the topics listed.

Wikipedia: Erinnerungs- und Denkmale in Lübeck (DE)

116 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 16: St.-Jakobi-Kirche

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St. James' Church is one of the five main Evangelical Lutheran parish churches in Lübeck's old town, Germany.

Wikipedia: St James' Church, Lübeck (EN)

543 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 17: Stadttheater

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The Theater Lübeck is one of the largest theaters in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein. It is managed by Theater Lübeck GmbH, a state-owned company of the Hansestadt Lübeck.

Wikipedia: Theater Lübeck (EN)

1177 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 18: St.-Matthäi-Kirche

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St. Matthäi is a listed neo-Gothic church building in Lübeck-St. Lorenz-Nord and worship centre of the parish of the same name in the church district of Lübeck-Lauenburg of the North Elbe Church.

Wikipedia: St. Matthäi (Lübeck) (DE), Website

355 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 19: Bernhard Isaak

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The list of stumbling stones in Lübeck gives an overview of the stumbling stones laid by the artist Gunter Demnig in the city of Lübeck. This list is based on the data provided by the Initiative Stolpersteine für Lübeck.

Wikipedia: Liste der Stolpersteine in Lübeck (DE)


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