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Old October 24th, 2009, 10:49 AM   #21
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This is the house "zum Güldenen Krönbacken". Nice Renaissance portal:




But the house is much older. The ground floor is from 1200, the half-timber from 1326:



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In one of the houses to the left the Luther bibles for the region were printed:






Now we visit the Krämerbrücke:

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The Fischmarkt (fish market) with the town hall. The Renaissance house in the middle is called "zum roten Ochsen" and was built in 1562:

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House "zum breiten Herd", a Renaissance building from 1584. The figures are made after Dutch models by Frans Floris:




Alongside the Neo-baroque Gildehaus (guild house):

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Neo-Gothic town hall from 1870:




Old (pre-war) tram, today used for sight-seeing tours:

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Cathedral in the background:

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Now the huge Domplatz (cathedral square) with the cathedral and St. Severi. AFAIK the square resulted from a bombardement of the Prussians against the Frech in 1813:

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House "zur hohen Lilie" from 1538:

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Now the inside of the cathedral and St. Severi:

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Tomb of count von Gleichen with two women. One is his wife, the other one allegedly the daughter of a sultan, which liberated the count when he was imprisoned by Saracens:







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Domplatz:

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Next to cathedral and St. Severi is the citadel Petersberg, first a fortress of the Archbishopric, later of the Prussians. Entrance portal from 1666:




View of the old town:



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And some pics of the "Andreasviertel", a craftsmen quarter. Nice and quiet:





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Domplatz again:






Back to the Fischmarkt:



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And some pics of the "Andreasviertel", a craftsmen quarter. Nice and quiet:





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