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Museum Holstentor

Holstentorplatz, 23552 Lübeck, Germany

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About Museum Holstentor

The Museum Holstentor is a metropolis gate marking off the western boundary of the old center of the Hanseatic town of Lübeck. It was built in 1464, the Brick Gothic construction is one of the relics of Lubeck's medieval city fortifications and considered one of  final city gates, the opposite being the Citadel Gate. Known for its -spherical towers and arched front, it's far regarded today as a image of the city.



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Salzspeicher0.06km from Museum Holstentor

The Lübecker Salzspeicher are six historical buildings, wholly made of brick, that used to function as salt storehouses from 1579 on. Salt was mined around Lüneburg and brought to Lübeck over the Stecknitz Canal. From there it was shipped around the Baltic region. This trade was one of the reasons why Lübeck was so influential in the Hanseatic League.

St. Peter's Church0.27km from Museum Holstentor

Schleswig Cathedral officially the Cathedral of St. Peter at Schleswig, is the main church of the city of Schleswig and was the cathedral of the Bishop of Schleswig until the diocese was dissolved in 1624. It is now a church of the North Elbian Evangelical Lutheran Church, the seat of the Lutheran Bishop of Schleswig and Holstein, and ranks among the most important architectural monuments of Schleswig-Holstein.

Buddenbrookhaus0.46km from Museum Holstentor

The Buddenbrookhaus in Lübeck has been a memorial since 1993 sponsored by the Kulturstiftung Hansestadt Lübeck . It houses the Friends of Buddenbrookhaus , the German Thomas Mann Society , the Heinrich Mann Society , the Golo Mann Society and the Erich Mühsam Society . Birte Lipinski has been the manager of the Buddenbrookhaus since April 2014. In the house there is a museum with two permanent exhibitions: "The Buddenbrooks - A novel of the century" and "The Manns - a family of writers". There i

Museumsquartier St. Annen0.72km from Museum Holstentor

The St. Annen Museum Quarter is located in the buildings of the former St. Anne's Monastery in Lübeck. It was founded in 1915 and is one of the locations of the Hanseatic City of Lübeck Cultural Foundation, the Lübeck museums. The Museum Quarter is not far from the Aegidienkirche in St.-Annen-Straße in the south-east of Lübeck's old town next to the synagogue and includes the St. Annen Museum, the St. Annen Art Hall, and the museum administration in the outbuildings of the former monastery.

Lübeck Cathedral0.72km from Museum Holstentor

Lübeck Cathedral is a large brick-built Lutheran cathedral in Lübeck, Germany and part of the Lübeck World Heritage Site.  this Romanesque building was transformed and extended in the Gothic style. Inside, admire the gigantic crucifix sculpted by Bernt Notke between 1470 and 1477 in the Late-Gothic style. One of the main pilgrimage centres in this area and also the main tourist attraction too.

Museum Behnhaus Drägerhaus0.8km from Museum Holstentor

This is a beautiful art museum which was l0cated in the  Hanseatic city of Lübeck, Germany. It was a neoclassical building with interior design by the Danish architect Joseph Christian Lillie and it exhibits a neoclassical building with interior design by the Danish architect Joseph Christian Lillie. The museum is also known for its collection of works by Edvard Munch.

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Schleswig-Holstein is a northwestern state of Germany. The state is known for its history, culture, and architecture. There is a river called Eider which forms the historic border between Schleswig and Holstein.