Bremen is a city-state in northern Germany. It is one of the largest seaports and maritime trade center of the country.
Besides being an important industrial and commercial center, it is also an important cultural center.
Things to see and do in Bremen
Altstadt and the Schnoor
Bremen Altstadt is an oval area surrounded by the Weser river and medieval walls.
The Altstadt oldest part starts at Marktplatz ending at the Schnoorviertel.
Schnoor is a neighbourhood in the medieval centre of Bremen. In the Middle Ages the craftsmen and the fishermen used to live in the Schnoor quarter.
The Marktplatz is a square in Bremen home of the Bremer Rathaus and the Roland statue.
The Rathaus (Bremen City Hall) was built in 1410 and had its Weser Renaissance facade added in the 17th century.
The building was added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Am Markt 21, 28195
The Bremen Cathedral (St. Petri) is a Protestant/Lutheran church.
The cathedral is located between the town hall and the State Parliament.
Sandstraße 10-12, 28195
The Böttcherstrasse is one of the most popular attractions of the city. The street has about 100 m long.
It contains several art museums, restaurants, shops.
The Liebfrauenkirche is an Evangelical Protestant church dating from the 11th century.
It is the oldest parish church in Bremen.
Unser Lieben Frauen Kirchhof 27, 28195
The Rhododendron Park was established in 1933. It is a wonderful place to be explored if you love the nature.
It has a major collection of rhododendrons and a Botanical Garden.
Deliusweg 40, 28359
Universum Science Centre
The Universum Science Centre is a museum close to the University of Bremen. It is a modern museum opened in 2000.
It has more 200 exhibitions and receives many visitors every year.
Wiener Straße 1A, 28359
The Kunsthalle Bremen was built in 1849. The museum is located close to the old city center.
The museum is home of a collection of European paintings from the 14th century to the present day.
Am Wall 207, 28195
The Schlachte is a boulevard along the banks of the Weser river. It is now famous for its restaurants, beer gardens.
The Wallanlagen Park is located 750 meters from the Bremer Marktplatz. The Restaurant Kaffee Mühle is located in the park.
Where to stay
The Courtyard Marriott Bremen is located close to the Main Station.
Rooms are equipped with a safe, minibar, coffee maker.
Theodor-Heuss-Allee 2, 28215
The Swissotel Bremen is located in the heart of the city.
The hotel has 230 elegant rooms equipped with a flat-screen TV, safe, coffee maker.
Hillmannpl. 20, 28195
The Radisson Blu Bremen is located in the heart of the city.
Rooms are equipped with flat-screen TV, safe, coffe machine.
Böttcherstraße 2, 28195
The streets of the historic center have several shops, cafés and bars.
Malls and Department Stores
Karstadt is a German department store chain with many stores in Germany.
The company features brands like Cacharel, Clarins, Coach, Desigual, Estée Lauder.
Obernstraße 5-33, 28195
Galeria Kaufhof is a German department store chain with many stores in Germany.
The company features brands like Esprit, S. Oliver, Tom Taylor, Gerry Weber, Tommy Hilfiger, Bugatti, Olymp.
Papenstraße 5, 28195
The Waterfront Bremen is located 6 km from the cathedral.
Brands: Eterna, Marc O´Polo, Adidas, Esprit.
AG-Weser-Straße 3, 28237
The Ochtum Park is located 8 km from the cathedral.
Brands: Adidas, Nike, Fossil, Puma, Lacoste, Vero Moda, Tommy Hilfiger.
Bremer Str. 107, 28816 Stuhr, Germany
Plan your Trip
Bremen has easy train access from various cities in Germany. Famous cities nearby: Hamburg, Hannover, Lübeck, Schwerin, Kiel.
Hamburg – 126 km
Hannover – 127 km
Lübeck – 187 km
Schwerin – 229 km
Kiel – 211 km
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