Walking Tour of Brandenburg City

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Start Time: 10:00 Start point: Alexanderplatz under the TV tower Duration of the tour: 6 hours Tour escorted by tour assistant (English Speaking) You can expect your local guide to have a good overall knowledge of the city sights but if you require exceptionally in-depth commentary on a particular attraction, this may not be possibleBrandenburg City an der HavelFrom lofty heights: The new city of Brandenburg an der Havel fascinates - surrounded by water - visitors and locals alike.Tour Highlights:• We will take the regional train from Berlin to Brandenburg City (about one hour)• Walking tour in Brandenburg for about 4 hours• Old Town Hall with Roland• Paulikloster with Brandenburg State Museum• Cathedral to Brandenburg• St. Catherine's Church• City wall with its gate towers• On the return we will take the train back to Berlin (about one hour)
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Industriemuseum Brandenburg An Der Havel, Brandenburg City, BrandenburgThe administrative center of the Havel cityThe Old Town Hall is considered an outstanding example of Gothic brick architecture.In the middle of the 15th century, the council and writing offices were first created. In the years 1470 to 1480, the main building with the tower was built. Until the unification of the two Brandenburg cities in 1715, the town hall was the administrative center of the old town.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Museum im Kirchturm in Kirchberg an der Raab, Kirchberg an der Raab, StyriaFormer monastery and now LandesmuseumThe Dominicans, detectable in Brandenburg since 1267, are said to have been appointed by the margrave to the new city. When in 1286 the Margravial Court on the edge of the New Town was given to them, the long hall choir of the church was probably completed and usable as a free-standing chapel. Excavations have shown that originally a completion as Saalkirche was planned. Until the lease of further land in 1311 through the city, the eastern yoke of a three-aisled hall was executed. West of this Baunaht the hall was completed and vaulted until about 1330/40. From this time, the figurative choral vertex window has been preserved. The choir side tower was added in 1469.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Industriemuseum Brandenburg An Der Havel, Brandenburg City, BrandenburgThe Brandenburg Cathedral is the mother church of the state of Brandenburg.In 948 Otto the Great founded the diocese of Brandenburg in the middle of a wetland populated by Slavic tribes. The diocese was lost again through a Slav uprising, but was rebuilt in the 12th century after the last Slav prince Pribislaw Heinrich was baptized and Premonstratensian settled in the present old town. After the death of Pribislaw, the Ascanians became margraves of Brandenburg and the bishop moved to the Margrave on the castle island.National Archaeological Museum BrandenburgThe Archeological State Museum Brandenburg in the Paulikloster is an archeological and cultural history museum in Brandenburg on the Havel in the German state of Brandenburg. It presents about 10,000 archaeological finds from 50,000 years of human cultural development from the state of BrandenburgDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Industriemuseum Brandenburg An Der Havel, Brandenburg City, BrandenburgMasterpiece of North German brick building artParish church of the new townThe parish church of the New Town, first mentioned in 1217, was a cruciform, single-aisled stone church, the traces of which can still be seen in the western building. It was dedicated to St. Catherine and St. Amalberga.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Industriemuseum Brandenburg An Der Havel, Brandenburg City, BrandenburgParts of the city wall with four gate towers of the former rampartCity wallThe remains of the preserved city fortifications are among the most important examples of medieval buildings in Brandenburg.Duration: 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Local tour assistant and train ticket with public transportation in Brandenburg

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Industriemuseum Brandenburg An Der Havel
  • Entry/Admission - Museum im Kirchturm in Kirchberg an der Raab
  • Entry/Admission - Industriemuseum Brandenburg An Der Havel
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