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Top Choice Gallery in Braunschweig

Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum

One of Europe's oldest museums, the Anton Ulrich has a world-class art collection, with about 1400 paintings, several hundred bronze and stone sculptures, one of the world's largest collections of Limoges porcelain …
Top Choice German in Braunschweig

Mutter Habenicht

This ‘Mother Hubbard’ dishes up filling portions of schnitzels, potatoes, steaks, spare ribs and the occasional Balkan dish in the dimly lit, bric-a-brac-filled front room, or in the small beer garden out the back.
Steak in Braunschweig


Ox bills itself as the best steakhouse in town, and there can be little doubt about this with its prime and choice steaks from the USA, Argentina and Australia (other options include grilled salmon and rack of lamb)…
Museum in Braunschweig


This chronologically ordered museum features engaging exhibits, starting with a large Foucault pendulum illustrating the principle of the earth’s rotation, leading to artefacts narrating Germany’s past, including ec…
Museum in Braunschweig

Städtisches Museum

Braunschweig's municipal museum is set in a beautiful 1906 building and holds a large and varied collection, with medieval religious art; arts and crafts such as faience, porcelain, silver and lacquerware; art and a…
Church in Braunschweig

Dom St Blasii

The tomb of Heinrich der Löwe, the powerful duke who made Braunschweig his capital in the 12th century, lies alongside that of his wife Mathilde in the crypt of Dom St Blasii. The Nazis decided to co-opt his image a…
Vegan in Braunschweig

Belly Button Food

This little beaut of a cafe down a passageway beside the tourist office offers up 20 or so delicious salads (available in mixed platters) and four soups, all vegan and all made fresh daily from local, organic produc…
Area in Braunschweig


This little area is known for its handsome, half-timbered houses, especially in the streets just around the St Magni church. With a variety of shops, cafes and bars, this is a great place to have a wander. It's just…
German in Braunschweig

Kegel Bahnhof

This rustic and railroad-y, train-themed restaurant (and bowling alley!) oozes ambience and is fun for adults and kids alike. Tasty German meals are made from fresh local ingredients and the menu features seasonal s…
Clothing in Braunschweig

Jojeco Fairfashion

This boutique in the Magniviertel sells all fair-trade fashions for women and men from numerous brands, many made with organic fabrics. Pieces come in subdued, pleasing colours, some with stripes or cute dots. Brows…