10 things to do in Bremen
Not far from the statue there is one more attraction related to the Bremen Musicians – "Bremer Loch". It appeared in 2007 and is located on the other side of the Town Hall. In essence, this is a former sewer hatch, the space under which was converted into a large piggy bank. There is a hole in the hatch: everyone who will throw a coin, hear the song of one of the musicians. So to hear all four, you will have to fork out four coins. All the money collected go to charity for different organizations and "Red Cross".
2. Admire the town hall
City Hall – Architectural "diamond" Bremen. It was built in 1405-1409 and is the only tall of that time that has been preserved to the present day in prior. It is difficult to believe in it, since Bremen is also undergoing massive bombardments during World War II, like many other major German cities, but thanks to the efforts of citizens, this architectural monument was able to save. Town Hall, being a real masterpiece of brick gothic, in 2004 was included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Currently, the building occupies the city Senate and Burgomaster Bremen, and in the basement there is one of the oldest wine cellars in the country.
3. Throw the knee of Roland
4. Spit on a stone
If you suddenly see the crowd of people spiting near the Bremen Cathedral, do not be surprised, this is an explanation. Once quite a long time ago, and if it is accurate, in 1831, the last public execution of the city took place in this place, which attended several thousand people. Then he was judged by Gushe Gottfried – a serial killer, poisoned by the poison for rats 15 people, among them there was almost her whole family, her husband, his relatives. Mysterious deaths continued for 15 years (from 1813 to 1828), while the mystery did not become a reality. The stone on which the inhabitants and visitors are spitting – approximately the place where the cut-off head of the killer fell. By the way, for some time she was even the exhibit of the museum in the courtyard of the Bremen Cathedral. But then she disappeared, and only a melted stone remained as a memory of that story.
5. Ride on a paternoster
Have you ever heard about Elevator Patennostry? Imagine such an elevator that never stops, and to sit in it, you need to show non-good skill. And, of course, he has no doors! Potterners were popular at the beginning of the last century, but in the end they gave way to more modern fellows, which were faster and responded to the full list of safety requirements. Many of them were dismantled, but some have survived. In Bremen, you can ride on a century-old paper noteworthy, which still transports people to this day. You can find it in the building"Bremer Baumwollbörse"(Wachtstrasse, 17), sometime built for the company "Nord Volga", One of the largest European wool enterprises.
6. Lost in time
A separate word deserves the oldest city quarter Shan. The first mentions of it are going to the XIII century, when artisans and sailors lived here, and one of the main classes was the production of ship ropes and ropes. It may face the impression that tiny houses are stronger to the rope, an old building looks very dense! Facrifical buildings and paved narrow streets will not leave anyone indifferent. But it was not always: another 50 years ago in this quarter lived exclusively the poor, and the state of buildings was terrifying. Thanks to the restorers managed to reproduce the atmosphere of the Middle Ages: the vintage houses were restored in close to the original type of style, antique shops, art workshops were opened in them, and even later – restaurants and hotels. By the way, in this quarter there is the smallest city hotel – "Hochzeithaus", in which newlyweds stop most often, since there is only one number. Book it is not easy because you want a lot, prices also bite. But, after spending it there, you can tell everyone about your unusual experience.
7. Listen to Maisen Bells
Not inferior to a tiny street in his amazing atmosphere Bethirstraße. Once there lived the phosters, whose fishing very flourished, because the barrels were used not only for drinks, but also for other goods. But afterwards this craft lost its value, so the street has declined. It was possible to revive her by the efforts of Ludwig Roselius – the Bremen entrepreneur invented by coffee without caffeine. Having earned a lot of money, he decided to invest in the construction of the street of his children’s fantasies. To do this, he attracted to the work of the sculptor Berngard Hetger, who, on his instructions, rebuilt buildings in the style of expressionism. On the Batherrstraße, only seven houses, each of which has its own name: Robinson House Cruise, St. Peter’s House, Seven Lena House, Paula House Mod Arzon Becker, Atlanti House, House Ludwig Roselius and Carillon House. The last of the listed is known for every day at 12.00 and then at 15.00 and 18.00 You can listen to the ringing of porcelain bells, which are suspended with the fronton of the building. Bottherstraße Street now enjoy mad popular with tourists, competing in this with a shanor quarter.
eight. To get in "Heavenly room"
nine. Take a walk "Quarter"
"Quarter" or "Das Viertel", As the Germans call it, is the area that is at the intersection of Stainor and Ostritor (just a few minutes walk from the city center). With confidence, it can be said that this is one of the most spiritual places in the city, here everyone will find something like that. Lovers relax can visit one of the numerous bars or nightclubs, shopping fans will be happy to visit unique shops with fancy clothing and interior items, and connoisseurs of culture will be able to admire the art gallery exhibits or go to the theater. With all "Fatar" – An ordinary residential area, which can surprise the excellent architecture of the beginning of the century (unlike the city center, he suffered so much from bombing).
ten. Soak in the park
The obligatory point of visiting should be the Wolnlagen Park, which is practically rejoicing the historic center of the city. You can guess the name that he was broken on the place where the chain of serfs was once located. In the XVIII century, it was decided to hide city bastions, and shortly instead of them were planted trees and broken green alleys. And in order to give terrain more refined species, seven windmills were built. In the next century, the park was waiting for new transformations, its territory was re-increased. Nowadays, the park boasts the fact that there is an art museum-gallery, theater, a large number of sculptures and monuments. Pearl Park – Ancient Dutch Mill Muhle Am Wall, which has existed for over a hundred years and can still be used in direct appointment.