Braunschweig – A lively city with lots of history

Braunschweig – A lively city with lots of history

With its rich history and big-city diversity, in Braunschweig you can experience a lot in short distances: Top-class cultural attractions, event highlights all year round, and a wide range of leisure activities give the historical cityscape the feel of a pulsating metropolis. You can enjoy medieval flair even today at Castle Square, see more than 4,000 works from 3,000 years of art history in the Herzog Anton Ulrich-Museum, and the versatile city centre invites for a shopping stroll. The green oases along the inner-city river Oker offer relaxation.

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  • Castle Square with Burglöwe monument, Dankwarderode Castle and St. Blasii Cathedral
  • Residential palace with quadriga and Palace museum
  • Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum
  • Magniviertel with Municipal Museum – House at Löwenwall
  • Versatile city centre with inviting squares
  • Old Town Market with Municipal Museum and Old Town Hall
  • River Oker and Botanical Garden
  • Richmond Palace with English landscape garden
  • Nature walks around the Cistercian monastery at Riddagshausen

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Special Tips:

  • Visit the state theatre or one of the many small stages
  • Enjoy the nature on a walk around the river Oker
  • Experience a guided raft trip or a canoeing tour in the warm months
  • Discover the city on a guided tour
  • Experience history and culture at first hand in renowned museums
  • Stroll during Christmas season through the traditional
    Christmas market in historic setting


Braunschweig Stadtmarketing GmbH, Touristinfo
Kleine Burg 14
D-38100 Braunschweig
Tel.: +49 (0)531 4702040