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Historische Altstadt

Bremen, Germany (Altstadt)
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Ranked #2 of 39 attractions in Bremen
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Naples, Florida
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238 reviews 238 reviews
117 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Don't know, something about Bremen just didn't connect with us. The Altstadt is well preserved and has lots of twisty streets but it could have been just about anywhere.

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Dublin, Ireland
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

The so many historical buildings here in Bremen one would have to be sortsighted to miss this.Just take your time to admire and appreciate.

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Echuca, Australia
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124 reviews 124 reviews
43 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

This was our 1st visit back to my parents home town and we where just amazed at the history and the famous Roland and Bremer Stadtmusikanten. We spent a couple of days just looking around within the old part of town and going through the little shops.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

There isn't a whole lot to do in Bremen, so this was a nice hangout spot. As a traveler you will most likely be in old town anyways, so it doesn't take much of an effort

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London
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Walk through the lovely Bremen's Altstadt, and marvel at the lovely old houses, cobbled streets, Bremer Stadtmusikanten and the Roland. All quite closely together, with lots of shops around as well.

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Dartmoor National Park, United Kingdom
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99 reviews 99 reviews
22 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Really pleasant experience offering a variety of restaurants, churches, museums, shops etc. We visited on a bitterly cold day so weren't able to enjoy the walk around as much as we would have hoped.

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Denver
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50 reviews 50 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

On the weekend especially on Saturday the market place was cramped and hard to get through. The people get rough sometimes and it is not really a pleasant experience. On all other days, it is so much more fun, to see the stands and the historic buildings are splendor. The city hall dominates the place and the figurine with the... More

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East Lothian, UK
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54 reviews 54 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

The Old Town is a wonderful area which is easily reached from all parts of Bremen. The highlights are Marktplatz and Böttcherstraße. This visit coincided with Advent so the atmosphere was very festive. Having visited before, this was great. However, a first time visitor interested in the architecture might be a bit frustrated because thee is no real opportunity simply... More

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Bolu, Turkey
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68 reviews 68 reviews
19 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

One of the biggest Christmas markets of Germany are located in the historical quarter of Bremen ( stop Domscheide) surrounded by landmarks like Rathaus, Dom and trade chamber building. Together they build a harmonical urban texture which is unique even in Germany. I visited the place several times during my stay enjoyed it very much. It is the main reason... More

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

The historical center of the city is relatively small but very nice. It has a pleasant relaxing atmosphere and offers lots of things to see as well as a reasonable variety of places to eat. Enjoyed our visit :)

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