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Schnoor quarter

Schnoor quarter
Part of the Schnoor

Narrow lanes and tiny houses: the Schnoor is Bremen's oldest and most fascinating quarter. This well-preserved medieval quarter with its picturesque alleyways was once home to river fishermen, craftsmen and traders. Today it is brimming with exquisite shops, quaint bars, restaurants and cosy cafés. The history of the Schnoor quarter, now lovingly restored, goes right back to the 13th century; its architecture, as seen today, dates from around 1500. With its pretty, historical little houses, the Schnoor is a cluster of idyllic alleyways, secluded squares and romantic nooks and crannies. The word Schnoor is derived from Schnur meaning string - its houses appear to be threaded on a string.

The Schnoor also contains The Museum of Antiquity, which includes Germany's most important private collection of antique Greek vases.

[ Source: http://bremen.de/tourism_and_accommodation/places_of_interest//schnoor-quarter-9669007 ]

Related: http://www.antikenmuseum.de
Address: 28195 Bremen
Tags: Bremen, Schnoor, Medieval


Location of Schnoor quarter


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