IMG_1718 Old townhall on market square: the core was erected in 1270. It was enlarged in 1369/1443 and became the city hall, restored in 1979-1981.
Old townhall on market square: the core was erected in 1270. It was enlarged in 1369/1443 and became the city hall, restored in 1979-1981.
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IMG_1721 Market fountain with the symbol of the city, the Gänseliesel. The bronze statue was set in 1901. Traditionally every new graduate doctoral student kisses...
Market fountain with the symbol of the city, the Gänseliesel. The bronze statue was set in 1901. Traditionally every new graduate doctoral student kisses…
IMG_1808 The Gänseliesel.
The Gänseliesel.
IMG_1724 Market square.
Market square.
IMG_1725 Saint John church. Built in 1300-1344, this church has a nave and two aisles of gothic design and a north portal in romanesque style. Southern tower: 56.5 m;...
Saint John church. Built in 1300-1344, this church has a nave and two aisles of gothic design and a north portal in romanesque style. Southern tower: 56.5 m;…
IMG_1726-IMG_1730 Saint John church.
Saint John church.
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IMG_1731-IMG_1732 Pauliner street. Fully restored in the 1970s, this stretch of street is a showplace to half-timbered homes stemming from the 15th-18th centuries. House number 6...
Pauliner street. Fully restored in the 1970s, this stretch of street is a showplace to half-timbered homes stemming from the 15th-18th centuries. House number 6…
IMG_1734 Pauliner street.
Pauliner street.
IMG_1735 Pauliner street.
Pauliner street.
IMG_1736 Pauliner church. Consecrated as part of a Dominican monastery in 1331, the church was a pilgrim station and contained relics of St. Thomas Aquinas. It was also...
Pauliner church. Consecrated as part of a Dominican monastery in 1331, the church was a pilgrim station and contained relics of St. Thomas Aquinas. It was also…
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IMG_1738 Lower Saxony state and university library. Founded in 1734, it is one of the largest libraries in Germany, home to over 5.9 million media. Valuable manuscripts...
Lower Saxony state and university library. Founded in 1734, it is one of the largest libraries in Germany, home to over 5.9 million media. Valuable manuscripts…
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IMG_1749 Lichtenberg house: home of Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742-1799), physicist, mathematician, writer of aphorisms and philosopher.
Lichtenberg house: home of Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742-1799), physicist, mathematician, writer of aphorisms and philosopher.
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IMG_1759 Saint Jacob (Saint James) church. The main part of the church was completed in 1383. The rare geornetric painting of the columns has its origin ca. 1480 when...
Saint Jacob (Saint James) church. The main part of the church was completed in 1383. The rare geornetric painting of the columns has its origin ca. 1480 when…
IMG_1754 Altarpiece, 1422.
Altarpiece, 1422.
IMG_1757 Saint Jacob church.
Saint Jacob church.

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