Sometimes described as a ‘fairy tale in stone’, Lübeck’s 13th- to 15th-century Rathaus is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful...
The winner of the 1929 Nobel Prize for Literature, Thomas Mann, was born in Lübeck in 1875 and his family’s former home is now the...
Panoramic views over the city unfold from the 13th-century Petrikirche, which has a tower lift to a viewing platform 50m high. The...
Café Niederegger is Lübeck's mecca for marzipan lovers, the almond confectionery from Arabia, which has been made in Lübeck for...
Schüsselbuden 13 · interesting places nearby
Near the Markt rise the 125m twin spires of Germany’s third-largest church, the 13th-century Marienkirche. It’s most famous for its shattered bells, which have been left where they fell after a 1942 WWII bombing raid. It's a stark and moving display. Outside there’s a little devil sculpture with an amusing folk tale (in German and English).