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Must see in Braunschweig

Braunschweig is also known as Brunswick. It is a city of 250,000 people, placed in the area of Lower Saxony. It is found north of the Harz mountains at the Oker waterway, which unites with the North Sea through Aller and Weser. It was trade center in medieval Germany, Braunschweig was a part of the Hanseatic League from the thirteenth until the seventeenth century, and the capital of the state of Brunswick. Things to see here are:

1. The Burgplatz

The Burgplatz

The Burgplatz or Castle Square is a structure of extraordinary social builings. Cathedral St Blasius is here, as long as Neo-Gothic Town Hall. In the inside of the square stands a duplicate of the Burglöwe, statue of a Lion, cast in bronze. The first statue might be seen in the gallery of Dankwarderode Castle. Today the lion has turned into the symbol of Braunschweig.

3. The Kohlmarkt

The Kohlmarkt

The Kohlmarkt is an area with numerous authentic houses and a wellspring from 1869. If you want to feel atmosphere from ancient times, this is a great place to start. Your family will be amazed with this valuable historic place.

5. The Magniviertel

The Magniviertel

The Magniviertel is known as St Magnus' Quarter, area of old Braunschweig, lined with cobblestoned lanes, shops and bistros. Here is the Rizzi-Haus, a cartoonish office building composed by James Rizzi.The Romanesque and Gothic style can be seen in Church of Saint Andrew. It was manufactured for the most part between the thirteenth and sixteenth century. Stained glass was modeled by Charles Crodel and it is connected to Liberei, well known library constructed in Germany.

2. The Altstadtmarkt

The Altstadtmarkt

The Altstadtmarkt is old Town business sector with the Old town corridor fabricated between the thirteenth and the fifteenth century. It was made in gothic style, and the Martinikirche is located here, famous tourist destination.

4. The Hagenmarkt

The Hagenmarkt

The Hagenmarkt is a place where you can seeh the thirteenth century Katharinenkirche or Church of Saint Catherine and the Heinrichsbrunnen from 1874.

6. Landtag


Landtag is an administrative center and place where german talking people can gather. It connects all states of Germany and states of Austria, and have power to act in non-government matters for whole area.

This town is truly a small masterpiece where you can enjoy all the german specialties. There are so many places to visit and see, you and your friends will take days to see all of it.

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