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Lübeck: City Highlights Scavenger Hunt and Self-Guided Tour

1. Lübeck: City Highlights Scavenger Hunt and Self-Guided Tour

Immerse yourself in Lubeck's vibrant culture with a city exploration game on your phone. Uncover the city's rich history and discover 10 world-renowned landmarks, such as St. Peter's Church, the Museum Holstentor, Stadtverwaltung Hansestadt, and more, while solving riddles, quizzes, and puzzles. After downloading the scavenger hunt onto your phone, use the app and integrated maps to begin your adventure in front of the beautiful Burgtor , part of the original medieval city walls. Next, head to the Hospital of the Holy Spirit, , which housed the poor and sick in the Middle Ages. Marvel at the intricate murals on the walls and the tiny cubbies meant for residents. Continue to learn about Lubeck's Culture by visiting Theater Lübeck. Then walk to Buddenbrookhaus, a charming building with elaborate facades, once home to writers Thomas and Heinrich Mann. Stop by Marienkirche, a medieval basilica built in the 13th century, located at the highest point of Lubeck's Old Town in the merchant's quarter. Wander further through the city to Stadtverwaltung Hansestadt and then to Museum Holstentor, the city's second gothic gate. Stroll deeper into the city and admire the architecture of St. Peter's Church and also Museumsquartier St. Annen which was previously an Augustinian nunnery. Before ending the game, stop at the towering Lubeck Cathedral and learn about its development in the 12th century by Henry the Lion.

Lübeck: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

2. Lübeck: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Listen or read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Begin with a stop in front of the beautiful Burgtor , part of the original medieval city walls. Next, head to the Hospital of the Holy Spirit, , which housed the poor and sick in the Middle Ages. Marvel at the intricate murals on the walls and the tiny cubbies meant for residents. Continue to learn about Lubeck's Culture by visiting Theater Lübeck. Next, stop outside the Buddenbrookhaus and enjoy a view of its dainty white facade. Continue to the Marienkirche, a towering medieval triumph of the Hanseatic age. As you stroll through the Old Town, spot more evidence of the Hanseatic inhabitants of the city. Stop to see the Museum Holstentor (Holsten Gate), one of Germany's most famous buildings representing Lübeck's status as a free city. Finish your tour with a stop at St. Peter's Church, the Museum Quarter in St. Annen, and the stunning Lübeck Cathedral.

Lübeck: Private Historical and Architectural Walking Tour

3. Lübeck: Private Historical and Architectural Walking Tour

Explore Lübeck on a walking tour with a private guide. Learn the history of the Holsten Gate and Buddenbrook House, understand the economic impact of trading routes along the Baltic Sea, and marvel at the city's unique architectural style which led to its appointment as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Also known as the "City of Seven Spires", begin your tour of Lübeck by meeting your guide at Holsten Gate. Built in 1464, this towering brick construction is one of the last remaining gothic relics of Lübeck's medieval city fortifications and one of two remaining city gates. Continue further into the city to marvel at panoramic views of the city's historic skyline, including 5 churches, salt storehouses, and luxurious brick homes built by wealthy merchants in the late 1700s. Listen closely as your guide details the merchants' roles in the city's economic evolution. Then it's time to visit the Buddenbrook House to learn about German writers Thomas Mann and Heinrich Mann. Continue further to St. Mary's Church, the third largest brick gothic church in Germany, where your guide will detail an entertaining story about a little devil who resides outside the church. Walk further to visit a traditional marzipan bakery, taste-test different varieties of marzipan, and learn about the significance of this sweet treat. Before ending your tour, stop by Lübeck's Town Hall, considered one of the most beautiful town halls in Germany and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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