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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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  • Lübeck is famous for marzipan so you may find it everywhere. Cool small town with lot to see. Nice cafeterias and food places all around.  more »
  • Great old German Hansestadt, that still has many merchant houses intact, displaying this was a rich city in the 1600s. At least 4 churches (including a Dom) that display this was a stronghold of Chris...  more »
  • This is a popular German town and we had high expectations. The Holstentor is eye-catching as well as the surroundings. The Rathaus (city hall) is also beautiful. However, most of the buildings are ne...  more »