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Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown), Lubeck

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Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown) represents one of the best-preserved maritime cities in Germany. Church steeples and a compact, medieval core dominate this UNESCO World Heritage site. You can explore the winding streets and old fortifications. At one point in the past, this was accessible only via imposing gates set within the walls. Admire the wide array of Gothic-style architecture and the mix of northern European fashions on display. The latter is a product of the city's 600-year position as the capital of the Hanseatic League. The giant Holstentor gate, a two-towered structure, is a symbol of Lubeck itself. Be sure to stop at a shop for marzipan treats, considered to be the local specialty. Plan your Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown) visit and explore what else you can see and do in Lubeck using our Lubeck vacation generator.
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  • is quite adorable. The old store and Brook stone house bring the long history of the city to life. In the narrow streets and courtyards there are in addition to the churches, the Cathedral and Town Hall, very much to discover the Holsten Gate. A boat ride around the old town is particularly beautiful. A coffee and marzipan in the Niederegger an absolute must.
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  • We had two really nice days here in Lübeck and walked a lot around in the old town - really pretty along the water and some beautyfull old buildings in the town center  more »
  • Especially in the Christmas time worth a visit. In addition to the already interesting old town area special Christmas atmosphere.
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