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Lubeck


  • Type: City

Queen City of the Hanseatic League

Lubeck, the former capital of the Hanseatic League, was founded in the 12th century and prospered until the 16th century as the major trading centre for northern Europe. It has remained a centre for maritime commerce to this day, particularly with the Nordic countries. Despite the damage it suffered during the Second World War, the basic structure of the old city, consisting mainly of 15th- and 16th-century patrician residences, public monuments (the famous Holstentor brick gate), churches and salt storehouses, remains unaltered. - UNESCO WHL


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Places

Name of Notable Genus AsNotedIn No Address Proximity Area
Name Genus AsNotedIn Address Proximity Area
Aegidienkirchhof
  • Sight
Aegidienstrasse Path from churchyard behind St Aegidien Church
Bruckenturm Hubbrucke
  • WHLc
An d Untertrave Kanalstrasse
Buddenbrookhaus
  • Sight
  • Visit
4 Mengstrasse Breite Str
Burgkloster Monasterio del Castillo
  • WHLc
1 Burgtorbrucke Grosse Burgstrasse
Burgtor
  • WHLc
5 Grosse Burgstrasse Burgtorbrucke
Cafe Niederegger - Stammhaus
  • Eats
89 Breite Str 4 Huxstrasse
Cathedral Quarter Lubeck
  • WHLc
Dankwartsgrube, Kapitelstrasse Pferdemarkt, Parade
Depenau
  • Sight
Depenau Street Btw An der Obertrave and Kleine Kiesau
Holstentor
  • Sight
  • Sight
  • WDG
  • 1001 Hist
  • TC
Holstentorplatz Trave River
Kapitelstrasse Lubeck
  • WHLc
Kapitelstrasse Parade to Muhlenstrasser
Koberg
  • WHLc
Koberg Konigstrasse
Lubeck Cathedral
  • WHLc
2 - 6 Muhlendamm
Marienkirche
  • WHLc
1 Marienkirchhof Mengstrasse
Medieval Quarter Lubeck
  • WHLc
Btw Glockengiesserstrasse, Wakenitzmauer, An d Mayer, Konigstrasse, Germany and Aegidienstrasse
Propsteikirche Herz Jesu
  • WHLc
4 Parade Kapitelstrasse
Rathaus, Stadtverwaltung Hansestadt Lubeck
  • Sight
  • 1001 Bld
Breite Str 62 Markttwiete
Salzspeicher
  • Sight
Wallstrasse 1 Holstenbrucke, Trave River
St Jakobi Kirche zu Lubeck
  • WHLc
1 Jakobikirchhof Koberg
St Katharinen Museum
  • WHLc
27 Konigstrasse Glockengiesserstrasse
St Petri Church Lubeck
  • WHLc
104 Konigstrasse Schmiedestrasse
St-Aegidien-Kirche Lubeck
  • Sight
75 Aegidienstrasse St Annen Srasse
Wolpmann'sche Haus
  • WHLc
81 Konigstrasse Btw Wahmstrasse and Huxstrasse

Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1158/00/00 Hanses Organization After Henry the Lion captures Lubeck, the city is developed into the main port for Westphalian and Saxon merchants moving eastward and northward.
1530/00/00 'Martzapaen' is recorded in Lubeck's guild-rolls. Only apothecaries are allowed to trade with sugar and spices. Lubecker Marzipan
1800/00/00 About 135 marzipan producers, mostly pastry shops, operate in Lubeck. Lubecker Marzipan
1806/03/01 Johann Georg Niederegger of Ulm opens a confections story in the Free and Hanseatic City of Lubeck where he makes marzipan with almonds, and sugar. Lubecker Marzipan
1845/00/00 In business since 1845, Carstens makes Lubecker marzipan with ground almonds, sugar and rosewater. They also offer bars of Lubeck marzipan is infused with orange licquor and covered in dark chocolate. Lubecker Marzipan
1926/06/05 Thomas Mann Home Town Thomas Mann delivers an address on the 700th anniversary of Lubeck, Germany: I certainly do not feel in the least insulted about the marzipan. In the first place it is a very tasty confection, and in the second place it is anything but trivial. - TM Lubecker Marzipan

Eat and Drink »

FoodTypeAsNotedInDescription
FoodTypeAsNotedInDescription
Lubecker Marzipan Candy Lubeck Marzipan originated in the city of Lubeck in northern Germany.



Data »

Particulars for Lubeck:
Locale Type City
Water feature Harbor



Vicinage »

VicinageTypeAsNotedIn
Hanseatic Zone 1 Historic District
Hanseatic Zone 2 Historic District
Neu Altstadt Lubeck Urban District

Themes »

Creative Works »

WorkTypeAsNotedInCreatorNote
Buddenbrooks Book Thomas Mann Thomas Mann grew-up in Lubeck
Nosferatu, a Symphony of Terror Film F W Murnau Filming Location

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