Must-see Attractions in Bremen
|Bremen Town Musicians|
Exciting interactive exhibitions and science centres, insights into the technologies of tomorrow – Bremen’s is home to numerous projects that prove that science is anything but dry and boring.
Bremen Town Musicians - west of the town hall stands the most famous representation of the Bremen Town Musicians, the bronze sculpture created in 1951 by the artist Gerhard Marcks, after a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm.
Roland - Bremen statue of liberty. Bremen's "statue of liberty" - a symbol of trading rights and freedom since 1404. It’s the Germany's largest Roland statue. Together with Bremen's town hall, the statue received World Heritage status on June 2, 2004. Measuring five and a half metres, the stone giant was erected in 1404, after its wooden predecessor was destroyed by the archbishop's soldiers in 1366. The statue symbolized the freedom and independence of the city.
|Bremen town hall|
St. Peter’s Cathedral - Protestant/Lutheran church with a history spanning more than 1,200 years. Early-Gothic style from the first half of the 13th century. Set between the town hall and the State Parliament, the cathedral completes the ensemble of historical buildings on Bremen's market square. Its two towers, one of which is open to be visited, are visible from afar and dominate the city skyline.
|St. Peter’s Cathedral|
Böttcherstrasse carillon - The carillon consists of 30 Meissen porcelain bells, which play a mixture of sea shanties and traditional folk songs. The revolving tower features ten carved wooden panels depicting various Atlantic crossings. Every hour on the hour, from April to December, the carillon delights visitors of all ages. Built in the 1920s, Böttcherstrasse is a fascinating 110 metre-long lane houses shops and restaurants, museums, workshops and a carillon.
Windmill in Wallanlagen park (Mühle am Wall) - Mill dating back over a century in Wallanlagen Park, open to visitors, but also houses a restaurant.
Bremen has its sister city of Bremerhaven, the actual sea harbour. Bremerhaven, the biggest city on Germany's North Sea coast, is situated where the Weser river empties into the North Sea.
|Roland - Bremen statue of liberty|
|Bremen central square|
|Bremen town hall|
|Windmill in Wallanlagen park (Mühle am Wall)|