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Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown)

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Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
+49 451 8899700
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All reviews marzipan old town narrow streets beautiful city by foot day trip world heritage site city hall walking tour german town great history walk around baltic cruise market square worth a visit great shopping couple of hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago

DH and I were here for the 2018 Christmas markets ... lots of fun to wander around and explore. We were here on a Monday, not overrun with tourist. I have visited Lubeck in the springtime as well. Wonderful architecture, lots of cool details tucked...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beautiful old town of Lübeck exudes a wealth and grandeur which befits the capital of the Hanseatic League. Lubeck’s merchants grew rich on the trading profits from this inter state/ national trade and this wealth is exhibited in the grand churches, houses and hospitals...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank I H
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are interested 7n history and especially historic buildings Altstadt is a must. Also visit the Christmas jarket in December, but try to avoid weekends.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jan120253
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A nice town, love the architecture. Much to see with lots of alleyways to venture down. Most of it closed on a Sunday except the restaurants and marzipan shops which are great.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank EdinburghSharon
Reviewed 12 November 2018

The Lubeck centre is very impressive I expected an old city but it turned out to be very lively with and still functioning.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank francien2015
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

A charming town not overrun with tourists. A town to easily wander around in Full of great history. Recommend booking a walking tour to get the most out of it. Be sure to go to Buddenbrook House, where Thomas Mann was born. Great, required guides....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hollie2324
Reviewed 1 November 2018

The Altstadt's pedestrian zone slopes gently down and has a fairly standard fare of shops lining the way. The historic buildings are lovely.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Lubeck Altstadt is a must visit on any trip to Hamburg or Berlin. Transport is very easy and the town is charming, welcoming and colorful.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Reda S
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Very nice old town in typical German architecture style. You can feel the history and heritage not the urban atmosphere there.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Maija S
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Over the course of a couple days we walked through much of the lovely old town of Lubeck. Some of the structures are reminiscent of Flemish architecture. Among several things that impressed me about old town was that often information regarding some of the buildings...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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6 July 2018|
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Response from stitchflowers | Reviewed this property |
Totally walkable. Turn left, keep going and you will see the bridge and the two tubby towers. Pick up a map at the information centre on the right before the towers.
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10 March 2017|
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Response from Beachbum6208 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yes, the streets are walkable using a walker with wheels. There may be areas of cobble stones but there are more smooth streets than not. It is a great city to visit and check out the marzipan store to look at all the... More
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Response from Verbalda | Reviewed this property |
No fees, and a canal trip costs €11 per adult person