The city of Bremen is one of the biggest seaports in the major centres for sea-borne trade in Germany. At the port large volumes of cargo are handled including cotton, tobacco and grain. The city of Bremen and the port of Bremerhaven make up the land of Bremen, which is separated from each other by an expanse of territory found in Lower Saxony. Some of the cities near Bremen include Diepholz, Cuxhaven, Landkreis Osnabruck, Pinneberg and Hamburg.
There are numerous attractions in the city of Bremen. The Kunsthalle is an art gallery that is home to a number of seventeenth century Dutch paintings, nineteenth and twentieth century French and Dutch paintings, old German masters as well as the works by painters from the Worpswede artists’ colony. The other attraction is the Böttcherstrasse which is commonly referred to as Museum Street given the fact that it is home to a number of galleries, museums as well as historical buildings. The city hall is a Gothic Hall which boasts of a renaissance façade that contains a lovely banqueting hall that features the Judgment of Solomon, a mural that dates back to the year 1537. In front of the Town hall is the figure of Roland which dates back to the early fifteenth century. The figure serves the purpose of symbolizing the independent jurisdiction and city’s freedom. The Rakseller is also found within the market in Bremen just near the Town Hall. To get to these attractions you need to hire a car in Bremen.
The overseas museum boasts of a collection of materials on ethnography of the South Seas, Asia and Australia, trade and natural history as well as an exhibition on the import and export trade of Berlin. The Schnoorviertel is located in Bremen’s oldest part and is unusually charming. It draws artists from far and wide attracted by its picturesque form. It is home of Burgher’s houses that date back to the fifteenth through to the eighteenth centuries. The other attraction in is the Bürgerpark which was set aside in the year 1866 on 500 acres and boasts of an English theme park. The central station contains a series of arches within arches that form the highlight of the station. This is further accentuated by the use of tow brick colours for the design. To get to this location, you need to rent a car in Bremen.
The Church of Our Lady or the Liebfrauenkirche of the thirteenth century has medieval wall paintings as well as a modern stained glass. The Citizens house, modern version of the Haus der Bürgerschaft, finished construction in the year 1966. The Forke Museum also known as the Bremen Museum of Arts and culture features the history of Bremen as well as materials that illustrate the Low German seafaring prospects and way of life. To get to these attractions, you need a car rental in Bremen.
There are a number of other attractions in Bremen including New Weserburg Museum, Port of Bremen, Rhododendron Park and Botanic Garden, Schütting, St. John's Church, Town Walls, the Gewerbehaus, Wilhelm Wagenfeld House and many more.
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