Bremen Town Hall - Things to Know Before Visiting
Am Markt 21, 28195 Bremen, Germany
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About Bremen Town Hall
It is the seat of the President of the Senate and Mayor of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen. Bremen's town hall is regarded as the jewel in the crown of the historical market square. The Upper Hall, where the city council used to convene, is the most magnificent ceremonial venue in Bremen. The model ships that hang from the ceiling bear witness to the importance of commerce and maritime trade for the city. Their miniature cannons can even be fired if the occasion demands.
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The Bremen Roland is a statue of Roland, erected in 1404. It stands in the market square of Bremen, Germany, facing the cathedral, and shows Roland, paladin of the first Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne and hero of the Battle of Roncevaux Pass. Roland is shown as protector of the city: his legendary sword is unsheathed, and his shield is emblazoned with the two-headed Imperial eagle.
The St. Petri Cathedral in Bremen is a Romanesque church building made of sandstone and brick , which was built from the 11th century on the foundations of older predecessor buildings and has been rebuilt in the Gothic style since the 13th century . Side chapels were added in the 14th century . In 1502 the transformation into a late Gothic hall church began which, however, did not get beyond a new north aisle when the Reformation stopped further expansion.
The Schütting is the building of the Bremen merchants, formerly the guild and food store of the merchants and since 1849 the seat of the Bremen Chamber of Commerce . It has been a listed building since 1973. It is on the south side of the Bremen market square , directly opposite the town hall.
The Dom-Museum came about as the result of large-scale restoration of the Cathedral. Due to the restoration, new information about the Cathedral’s numerous graves and 1,200-year history was discovered. A museum space was created in historical rooms next to the high choir. The Cathedral Museum in Bremen's St. Petri Cathedral is an ecumenical museum for the history of the Church in Bremen, which was founded in 1987 to record finds from the cathedral's medieval bishops' tombs.
The Paula Modersohn-Becker Museum was the first museum in the world to be dedicated to the work of a female painter. The masterpieces on display illustrate the artist’s extraordinary importance as a pioneer of modern painting. The museum building was commissioned by the businessman and patron Ludwig Roselius, who owned a considerable collection of Paula Modersohn-Becker’s work.
The Roselius House Museum is the historical focus of picturesque Böttcherstrasse, located in the heart of Bremens city centre. Welcome your guests in the magnificent staircase hall of Ludwig Roselius Museum, surrounded by ancestral portraits of the baroque era. The museum's collection which spans the period from the Middle Ages to the Baroque era includes medieval altarpieces and so more.
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Bremen is Germany's smallest state. Two distinct enclaves form the state of Bremen. One is Bremen the state capital, and the other is Bremerhaven the city. Bremen is known for its rich cultural life with many theatres, libraries, archives, museums, and galleries.