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Home >  Land and People >  Cities >  Braunschweig, Germany

Braunschweig, Germany

One of the most beautiful German Cities, Braunschweig has turned out to be one of the most important tourist destinations in Germany. Located in the northern part of the mountain Harz, it provides some of the best panoramic views.

Braunschweig, Germany is also known by the name of Brunswick.

Sightseeing spot in Braunschweig, Germany

The buildings, the churches and the cathedrals in Braunschweig, Germany reflect the Neo-Gothic or the Roman architecture. The museums house the artifacts and the tell-tale of the legacy of the culture and the tradition of the city. Some of the most revered sight-seeing spots in the city are: The Burgplatz: It is also known as the castle square, which comprises of a cluster of historical buildings including a Cathedral, which was built in the 12th century; a Town Hall built on the lines of Neo-Gothic architecture. The square also comprises of the historical Gildhaus, which is revered for its beautiful architectural style. The Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum, which is the oldest public museum in Germany, is known for its art collection and the artifacts, commemorating the culture and the tradition of the past. One can also pay a visit to the the Staatstheater or the state theater, which is considered to be the first of its kind in Germany and was founded in the year 1690 by Duke Anton Ulrich. Some of the other places to visit in the city are the Altstadtmarkt or the old market, The Magniviertel or the St Magnus' Quarter , The Kohlmarkt or the coal market , The Gothic Aegidienkirche or the church of Saint Giles and The royal palace of Braunschweig, which was turned into ruins by the bombings of World War II.