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Legends and monuments in Bremen

Bremen is a city of fables and fairytales, best known for the famous Bremen Town Musicians. But they aren't the only legendary locals.

Quelle: WFB Wirtschaftsförderung Bremen GmbH / Ingo Wagner

We have put together a selection of Bremen legends for you. Besides the famous Bremen Town Musicians, there's also the seven lazy brothers, the original Heini Holtenbeen and the infamous poisoner Gesche Gottfried, who still leads people to spit on an inconspicuous stone by the cathedral to this day.

Haus Riensberg

Bremen's memory

For over 100 years, the Focke Museum has collected and preserved unique objects from Bremen’s history.

Quelle: Focke-Museum, Martin Luther

Zwei Darsteller stehen in ihren Kostümen vor dem Geschichtenhaus im Schnoor.


Quelle: WFB - LS

Luftaufnahme zeigt das rot gepflasterte Hanseatenkreuz im Boden des Bremer Marktplatzes

Take a second look at Bremen

There is so much history, and there are so many stories and places, that you might not know them all.

Quelle: WFB / MKA

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Außenansicht des Wilhelm Wagenfeld Hauses bei Nacht

Museums in Bremen

Discover the wide range of museums.

Quelle: Bettina Berg (Gerhard-Marcks-Haus)

Zwei Erwachsene laufen mit zwei Kindern bei Sonnenuntergang über eine Wiese

Tips for Families in Bremen

Quelle: Adobe Stock/ Evgeny Atamanenko