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Old August 31st, 2012, 02:20 AM   #1
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BRAUNSCHWEIG, the historical capital of Braunschweig

There aren't all too many pictures of Braunschweig here, so let me add my two cents.

Braunschweig is a city of 250,000 people, located in the state of Lower Saxony, Germany. Tradition maintains that Braunschweig was created through the merger of two settlements, one founded by Bruno II, a Saxon count who died before 1017 on one side of the river Oker. The city was first mentioned in documents from the St. Magni Church from 1031, which give the city's name as Brunesguik. In the 12th century Duke Henry the Lion made Braunschweig the capital of his state and built the Cathedral of St. Blasius. He became so powerful that he dared to refuse military aid to the emperor Frederick I Barbarossa, which led to his condemnation and fall. Braunschweig was a member of the Hanseatic League from the 13th century to the middle of the 17th century. In the 18th century Braunschweig was not only a political, but also a cultural centre.





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The train station somewhere in nowhere





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The reconstructed palace with the attached shopping mall





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Moving forward to the "tradtional islands", i.e. larger places





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The Brunswick Cathedral was founded by Henry the Lion as a collegiate church and it was built between 1173 and 1195.
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..onto the next tradition island





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Soon more to come
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Looks worse than it actually is.
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Great pictures, paderwan.
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awesomely beautiful.
I'm assuming this is a Christian church but why the menorah?
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Great, very nice photos from this town
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