Willy Brandt House
Besides Gunther Grass, Lübeck's other big Nobel Prize winner, was chancellor of West Germany (1969–74) and was honoured for his efforts...
Born in Danzig (now Gdańsk), Poland, Günter Grass had been living just outside Lübeck for 13 years when he collected his Nobel Prize in...
Among Lübeck's famous Höfe (courtyards), this is one of the most beautiful.
Take one historic Hanseatic merchant's house, mix in three beautifully restored ballrooms and season with restored elegant gardens. The...
Art lovers will enjoy the Katharinenkirche for its sculptures by Ernst Barlach and Gerhard Marcks, plus The Resurrection of Lazarus by Tintoretto. It has no tower owing to the rules of the Cistercian order that built it in the 14th century. At time of research it was closed for ongoing restoration, meanwhile ponder the animated statues on the facade.