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Holstentorplatz, Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
+49 451 1224129
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Holstentorplatz, Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
+49 451 1224129
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Reviewed yesterday

This museum is not for the disabled or the weak. A lot of stairs to walk but You Will have a nice time and a good look out of the city if You enter this museum. IT got a nice way to show the information,...More

Thank Eva O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the two remaining city gates dating from halfway the 15th century which once belonged to the medieval city fortifications. Today it is used as the symbol of Lübeck. The city side of the gate is the most beautiful, the field side has a...More

Thank cw f
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is very impressive, and a perfect way to enter the old town. It's a building to remember. A museum inside.

Thank Nojak
Reviewed 11 June 2017

You cannot visit Lubeck without visiting Holstentor. Very good for photography also. I was not well the day we went and it meant walking a fair distance from our hotel, but it was worth it.

Thank Joy F
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Great place to start a walk trough the southern parts of the city and the boulevard restaurants along the Trave river.

Thank Bas C
Reviewed 14 May 2017

The building is really impressive from the outside - but it is hard to comprehend what is on the inside. It is probably something about the Harse Stadt network, i.e., the old network of trading places around the Germany and even beyond in Europe. So...More

1  Thank Anders K
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This is the first sight of the old town as you come in from the railway station - and what a magnificent site. It's leaning slightly, being on marshy ground, but still a wonderful medieval introduction to Lubeck

1  Thank LassInFife
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Once the only entrance to Lübeck, this gate was built between 1466 and 1478. The design, by Hinrich Helmstede, was based on a Flemish plan. After the Holstentor they build another five gates to enter/exit the city from this side of the town. They all...More

6  Thank Berichthier214
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Came over to visit a friend who has moved here for work... Lübeck is lovely. So much to do and see with so many interesting museums Holstentor being one of them.. Stunning views of the city and within walking distance of the station and old...More

1  Thank Ollie72S
Reviewed 16 April 2017

A great place to see some of Germany's history. The building is very old and you can see if leaning to one side which adds to it's charming character.

Thank Kimberly M
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