Town Musicians of Bremen (Bremer Stadtmusikanten), Bremen

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Town Musicians of Bremen (Bremer Stadtmusikanten) is a bronze statue of four stacked animals by Gerhard Marcks depicting the Town Musicians of Breman. In the lore of the Brothers Grimm, a donkey, dog, cat, and rooster left their farms and owners, deciding to head off together--as their own masters--to become musicians. Along their journey to Breman, they notice burglars in a cottage. They stand on one another's backs to see in the window, making a racket to scare away the burglars. Long story short: The animals end up living in the cottage (which isn't actually in Breman), fat and happy, for the rest of their days. Similar statues are in front of each of Germany's five veterinary schools. To visit Town Musicians of Bremen (Bremer Stadtmusikanten) on your holiday in Bremen, and find out what else Bremen has to offer, use our Bremen family vacation planner.
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  • The Bremen town musicians are certainly a good point / sight in Bremen. Is of course also a great photo opportunity but I had they central or larger / impressive presented. Ultimately, all animals are up only slightly higher than a normal adult man. Somehow they belong but just also to Bremen. Who keeps Bremen Central, come over anyway, so you should stop briefly for a picture.
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  • If it passes because you can take a photo. Centrally located and you almost automatically it will pass. Extra search I'd not the statue.
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  • A must in Bremen! Any of the Bremen visits should have seen Bremer stadtmusikanten, photographed and touched.
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  • Beautiful town hall in the centre of Bremen. Currently having it's roof replaced so covered in scaffolding, but it's still open for tours which can be booked at the tourist information office on the other side of the square. The type cost about €5 and took about an hour showing us the main rooms of the hall. Worth a look if you have chance
  • beautiful town square, especially during the summer with all the light and cafes
  • The Townhall in Bremen is one of the most important gothic buildings in Europe and therefore in the world. It was build 1410 and was added to the UNESCO world heritage list in 2004. In many ways it is a beautiful and fantastic site to explore the history of hanseatic Bremen. Definitley worth to take a tour and learn more about the worldwide influence of the hansa and the rich merchant culture starting in the 1500's. Definitley take your time to look at some architectural details. It has a room made of gold i had the pleasure to see, but it is is closed to visitors unfortunately.
  • Beautiful building in small city worth visiting with friends and picking up a souvenir
  • Exquisite old building. A real eye candy!