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Burgtor

Große Burgstraße, 23552 Lübeck, Germany

Iconic Buildings
Old Ruins

About Burgtor

Burgtor is a magnificent introduction to the architectural heritage of Luebeck. It is a great place to start a walking tour of the well-preserved Gothic landmarks in the UNESCO-protected Luebeck Old Town. Admire the intimidating presence of Burgtor, discover its artistic features and browse exhibits that explain its historical importance.


Attractions near Burgtor

Heiligen-Geist-Hospital0.3km from Burgtor

The Heiligen-Geist-Hospital am Koberg in Lübeck, completed in 1286, is one of the oldest existing social institutions in the world and one of the most important buildings in the city. It is in the tradition of the Holy Spirit hospitals based on the model of Santo Spirito in Sassia in Rome. The hospitals were looked after by the brothers from the Order of the Holy Spirit.

Museum Behnhaus Drägerhaus0.41km from Burgtor

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.

Buddenbrookhaus0.72km from Burgtor

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

St. Peter's Church1.02km from Burgtor

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.

Museum Holstentor1.14km from Burgtor

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.

Salzspeicher1.15km from Burgtor

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.

Where is Burgtor

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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.