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Holstentor, Lubeck

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Holstentor, a historical city gate, serves not only as an icon of Lübeck but also as a museum about the city's history. Originally built in the 15th century, it is one of the relics of Lübeck's medieval city fortifications. Spend time admiring the gate before entering the museum, and look for the Latin inscription, which translates to "Harmony within, peace without." Step inside to explore seven rooms that focus mainly on Lübeck's trade history. Squeamish visitors should skip the Holsten Gate exhibit, which contains medieval torture instruments. To visit Holstentor on your holiday in Lubeck, and find out what else Lubeck has to offer, use our Lubeck.
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  • Nice old entry to the town - looks really pretty. You can walk through and around and there is a museum but we did not go there. 
    Nice old entry to the town - looks really pretty. You can walk through and around and there is a museum but we did not go there.  more »
  • The door to the South entrance to the city is very Old and is located in a small park. You can only Enter this by stairs. But from a wheel chair you can watch from a distance. 
    The door to the South entrance to the city is very Old and is located in a small park. You can only Enter this by stairs. But from a wheel chair you can watch from a distance.  more »
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  • A welcome gate for beautiful city of Lübeck. Built in 1464 still staying as symbol of brick gothic construction. It is UNESCO world heritage center. A nice garden in front of the gate is worth spending some relaxing time. Highly recommended city for tourist who love architectural marvels.
  • Great museum! Completely worth the price. Entrance is on the back side of the gate. If you visit Lübeck, I highly recommend a visit to this museum to learn about the city's business, military and political history.

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