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sinking into the ground..but a really cool way to come into the city. Check out the joke on the city side of the tower ... it has the letters S.P.O.L .... which is play on the old Roman phrase S.P.O.R (Senate and People of Rome)...More
This imposing gatehouse introduced us to the Hanseatic League capital, Lübeck as we entered town having walked down from the railway station. Only 40 minutes by train from Hamburg I would strongly recommend a visit to this picturesque town.
It was the first place we visited and I'm glad it was. The exhibits are well set out and provide a good background history to Lubeck which helped us later in the trip as we visited other historical sights.
There are a lot of circular...More
The Holstentor inscribed 1477 - 1871 is not far from the train station. Our first view of it was in pouring rain, but on another sunny day, many including ourselves enjoyed the garden park surrounding it. Benches were available.
Whether you visit the Holstentor before or after the Hanseatic Museum makes no difference, but do be sure to visit it. It gives a solid but not overwhelming background
on the city and has a great variety of objects that give the museum a distinctly...More
Once the only entrance into Lubeck, it started to sink into the ground, probably before it was completed, and if you follow the lines of the brickwork, you almost get seasick. But, it is the symbolic gate to the city, which with the old city,...More