Bremen City Guide
The city of Bremen, together with its neighbouring city Bremerhaven, forms its own federal state. Thanks to its historic background as Hanseatic city, Bremen has a lot of sights to offer for people on a short trip as well as for interested business travellers, who are planning a stay at one of Bremen’s hotels.
The historic city around the town hall, which is easily accessible from most of the hotels, especially shines out. It has been declared World Cultural Heritage by the UNESCO.
The town hall was built in the 15th century. In the same time period the Figurenzyklus (“circle of persons”) that consists of numerous people of German history, such as Charlemagne as well as prophets and wise men. 200 years later the town hall was decorated with a gorgeous front in the style of Weser renaissance.
Nearby, on the market place, you will find the St. Pedri cathedrale and the Schütting, the old guild hall for Bremer merchants, which today is the office for the board of trade.
Roland, a statue made of sandstone and built in the 15th century is as famous as the sculpture of the Bremer Stadtmusikanten (“Town Musicians”), which embellishes the market place since 1953.
Around the market place, in close proximity to the central station, you will find a choice of very nice hotels.
Interesting sights outside the city centre are the street Böttcherstraße and the Schnoor distirict. We also recommend you to pay a visit to the art gallery Kunsthalle Bremen, the Überseemuseum (“Overseas museum”) or the artist colony Worpswede. These sights are easily accessible from the Bremen hotels. There is always one of the huge hotels nearby, making it possible for the tourist to plan their stay according to their wishes.
Bremen certainly offers hotels in all price and quality ranges. There are also numerous luxury hotels, which are perfectly suitable for conferences. The Bremen hotels are comfortable for the business traveller as well as for the tourist.
Due to its location at the sea, Bremen is the centre of ship traffic. And the city is also home to one of Germany’s hugest technology parks.
Bremen is connected to international air travel by its airport Bremen-Neuenland. Furthermore Bremen is a railway juncture.
Bremen is bypassed by the autobahn A1, which crosses the autobahn A27 at the Bremen cross.
In Bremen you will find nice hotels, meeting all your requirements, at the airport, at the central station and near the autobahn.
Total population (Bremen city region): 547,765 (1st March 2007)
Posal codes: 28001 – 28779