Celle refers to an old ducal town which also doubles as the capital of the district of Celle. The town lies on the on the banks of the Aller River. The town has a number of attractions that keeps drawing visitors from far and wide. Most of the town’s original structures have been maintained in their original condition that reflects the affluence the town boasted of. Some of the cities that lie near the town of Celle include Hannover, Brunswick, Hildesheim, Bremen and Hamburg.
There are numerous attractions in the town of Celle. The Kloster Wienhausen refers to a former Cistercian nunnery which was built in the thirteenth to fourteenth centuries and which now serves as a Protestant house for women retreats. Tit boasts of a nuns’ choir, wall and ceiling paintings that date to the fourteenth century, tapesteries that are displayed once a year and which date back to the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries as well as the Holy Sepulchre which dates back to the year 1445. The old town features half-timbered houses that are set in a picturesque landscape. Of particular architectural finesse is the Kalandgasse with the ancient Latin school. Also present is the Stechbahn which was the centre for tournaments organized for knights. To get to these attractions you need to hire a car in Celle.
The Bergem local Museum features a heimatmuseum that is situated in Römstedthaus. The Bergen-Belsen refers to a concentration camp that belonged to the Nazi and which has now been razed to the ground. The site is marked by an obelisk to serve as a reminder of the atrocities that were committed by the Nazi regime. The Bommann Museum boasts of a vast collection of materials on the history of the city of Hannover and which includes a Lower Saxon farm house that dates back to the year 1571. The cellar land express is another major attraction in he town of Munster. The Hoppener-Haus refers to an ancient building that was put up in the year 1532. To access these attractions you need to rent a car in Celle.
The Celle Schloss refers to a palace that is built using two different but unique styles-the Late Gothic period style and the Baroque style prevalent in the second half of the seventeenth century. The Schloss served as the home for the dukes of Brunswick as well as Luneberg from the late thirteenth century to the later half of the nineteenth century. It boasts of exquisite stately apartments and is home to the oldest court theatre in Germany which dates back to the year 1674. The chapel in this Schloss features a very intricate renaissance interior décor. To get to this location you need a car rental in Celle.
There is no shortage of attractions in the town of Celle. Some of the other attractions that one should make a point of visiting include the Provincial Stud Farm, the Provincial Supreme Court, the Stechinelli-Haus, the Town Church, the Town Hall, Winsen an der Aller, and more.
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