Located approximately 60 kilometers south from the Weiser mouth on the North Sea, the city of Bremen, a part of the Bremen-Oldenburg city area, is famous for being historical and at the same time innovative too. It is also North Germany’s second most populated city apart from boasting of a major port on the Weser River.
Town Hall: Built between 1405-1409 and located on the market square of the famous town center, the Town Hall is one of the most significant examples of brick Gothic structure. It is also the seat of the Mayor of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen. It is also the seat of the President of the Senate. This building was included in the list of UNESCO world heritage sites in July 2004.
Bremen Market Square: Known locally as the Marketplatz, the Bremen Market Square lies in the center of the city. It is also one of the oldest public squares of the city. The entire square boasts of around 3484 square feet of open space. In the good old days, it was a bustling market place. Enjoy the ambience of the good old days by dining in a restaurant that boasts of the ambience of the old days, replete with huge wine barrels. It is also famous for being the home of the 12 oldest wines in the world.
The Ubersee Museum: A trip to Bremen remains incomplete without paying a visit to the Ubersee Museum. Founded in 1896, this museum displays various exhibits that will enthrall both adults and youngsters alike. Check out exhibits like the outrigger boat from Oceania, or a Chinese official house. One can also find palm trees and also an Arctic research station. This museum is being modernized over the past few years and is a top attraction for tourists from all parts of the globe.
Bürgerpark: This is arguably one of the best cultivated parks of the city and its natural setting allures nature lovers along with picnickers and joggers. Special covered wagon rides along with conservation courses are held regularly from the months of May to September.
Bremen Casino: Try out your luck, at the end of a tiring day of sight seeing, at the Bremen Casino. Who knows, if you are on a lucky streak, you might win the jackpot. Various types of games are available in this casino inclusive of roulette, poker, and obviously, the slot machines.
The Focke Museum: This is a must visit for those who love art, culture, and history. Learn more about the region and its shipping legacy by visiting this museum. One can also find exhibits that highlight details about life during the middle ages. Do not forget to view the valuable silver and glass displays.
The Bremen Music Festival: Bremen hosts an annual music festival that is attended by musicians from all over the world. These international artists entertain music lovers with programs that extend across various musical genres. Details about the dates can easily be found from any tourist information center in the city.