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This statue... is a statue!
Roland is the protector of the city.. so it sure has a great meaning for Bremen!
The are 24 other in Germany but it's supposed to be the biggest and most important.
You can't miss it, you have it stait...More
Here is Roland...the town protector...wearing a giant gingerbread heart....which in the local dialect says "Its the Free Market time!"
So we have a 600 plus year old statue, and a market that goes back nearly 1000 years to the time of Conrad II, the Holy...More
The large statue of Roland was erected in the Bremen Marktplaz in 1404. He was a warrior of the first Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne and is said to be the “protector of Bremen city”. It’s quite impressive and very well preserved to be that old.
No visitor to Bremen should go away with at least spending a few minutes at the Roland Statue which is some 600 years old and can’t be missed on the City Square - in close proximity from two other major local landmarks the Cathedral and...More
Another MUST HAVE at your trip to Bremen - and yes, you should a picture of the Roland,
THE historic town's landmark directly placed to town hall and "Bremische Bürgerschaft" - the parliament of city state Bremen