Holstentor

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  • JR56

    The Lübeck Holstentor is probably the most famous city gate in Germany and the landmark of Lübeck. It was built between 1464 and 1478 by the Lübeck master builder Hinrich Helmstede during a modernization of the fortifications on the Trave side.
    Source and further information: ostsee.de/luebeck/holstentor.html

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    • December 23, 2018

  • Bärbel

    The Holstentor is today the landmark of the Hanseatic city of Lübeck.
    As a "middle-class" of the formerly four Holstentoren - the others were demolished at the beginning or middle of the 19th century - it narrowly escaped the same fate. Instead, it was completely redeveloped and gradually acquired the meaning it is given today.
    In addition to the Middle Holsten Gate, the inner castle gate is still preserved from the gates of the former city fortifications in the north of the old town island.
    The Holstentor houses a museum on the history of the Hanseatic city.

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    • June 23, 2018

  • Ois-Isy

    It is since 1987 with the Hanseatic city of Lübeck UNESCO World Heritage Site and is even on a 2 Euro piece.

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    • October 14, 2018

  • Rüdiger

    It is just THE landmark of Lübeck.

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    • October 15, 2018

  • Tino

    Lübeck is always worth a visit. Great city, great atmosphere, and super surrounded by water.

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    • December 30, 2018

  • Derda Von Dort

    The Lübecker warzeichen should actually be known to everyone, it was for a long time to see one of our banknotes and is also also present as a company emblem of a large marzipan manufactory.

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    • May 10, 2019

  • Moritz

    Just super nice city!

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    • December 31, 2018

  • Gigga

    Absolute must if you are in Lübeck

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    • January 1, 2019

  • HaGu 😎

    Very nice city center, access through the Holstentor.

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    • March 15, 2019

  • Thorsten

    A visit to the well-preserved city gate is a highlight of every Lübeck tour. Highly recommended.

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    • June 5, 2018

  • Charly

    Late Gothic city gate, which limits the old town of the Hanseatic city of Lübeck to the west. It is the landmark of the city. Since 1950, the City History Museum of Lübeck has been located in the rooms of the Holstentor. Meeting point. And pretty crooked (:

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    • October 7, 2018

  • JR56

    When visiting the Hanseatic city of Lübeck it is a must to visit the Holstentor. The city gate, which limits the old town of Lübeck to the west, is a late gothic building and belongs to the remains of the Lübeck fortifications. In addition to the castle gate, it is the only preserved city gate of Lübeck.
    Due to its high profile, it is today considered the landmark of the Hanseatic city of Lübeck. In addition to the Brandenburg Gate, the Cologne Cathedral or the Munich Liebfrauenkirche there is probably no other important German building, which is so popular worldwide.
    ostseemagazin.net/holstentor-luebeck

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    • June 24, 2019

  • 🚴‍♂️TeutoRadler

    Here history is touchable. Always worth a visit.

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    • December 12, 2016

  • 🚴‍♂️TeutoRadler

    Who drives to Lübeck, can not pass the Holstentor. This gate in the former city wall belongs to the highlight of every tour to and through Lübeck

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    • June 16, 2017

  • Sachsen Onkel

    It is the western city gate of the former city fortification. It is the only preserved city gate of Lübeck. A must during a visit to the Hanseatic city.

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    • July 20, 2017

  • Stefan

    The Holstentor is really awesome, caution only with too long stay inside. #schwindelincommig

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    • June 15, 2017

  • Rüdiger

    One of the many beautiful landmarks of Lübeck

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    • July 22, 2018

  • henry

    Most beautiful city in the world. 😀

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    • October 20, 2018

  • verena “rena” weichert

    directly opposite there is a great marzipan break! DELISCHESS !!!

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    • June 23, 2018

  • Tino

    Lübeck is a super nice city, great atmosphere, lots of water around it, just great

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    • December 30, 2018

  • Gigga

    An absolute must when visiting Lubeck

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    • January 1, 2019

  • HaGu 😎

    Visit Lübeck's city center, access is via the Holstentor.

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    • March 15, 2019

  • kristinchen1a

    Great ancient building. Beautiful resort.

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    • June 17, 2018

  • Thorsten

    Anyone who had 50 DM before the euro had a good time here.

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    • June 18, 2019


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