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Braunschweig: Scavenger Hunt Box Self-Guided Walking Tour

1. Braunschweig: Scavenger Hunt Box Self-Guided Walking Tour

Receive your scavenger hunt box in the mail and discover Braunschweig on your own walking tour. Enjoy learning about the city at your own pace as you solve a variety of puzzles and riddles provided, discovering highlights of the city including Burgplatz, Kohlmarkt and the Michaelisviertel district. Find eleven sealed and numbered envelopes within the box. Decipher small puzzles, led by clear directions as you stroll around Braunschweig. Detailed background information on the history, current use, and more are provided for each point of interest you will discover. Start the tour in the heart of the city, Burgplatz. Visit notable local landmarks such as Kohlmarkt or the fountain of Eulenspiegelbrunnen. The city game takes you through the Magni and Michaelisviertel districts as well as to Jakobs-Kemenate, one of the oldest buildings in the city. Decide for yourself when you start your scavenger hunt tour of the city, and decide how long you want to linger in every place. You can pause the game at any time and even continue your scavenger hunt on a different day for total flexibility. If you need to refuel, stop at one of the cities many cafés, pubs, and restaurants. Sample some local cuisine or beers, and re-start the tour whenever you wish.

Braunschweig: Private Walking Tour with Certified Guide

2. Braunschweig: Private Walking Tour with Certified Guide

Discover Braunschweig’s important sites with a local certified guide. Begin in the Burgplatz (Castle Square) and admire Braunschweig’s landmark, the lion statue, as well as the cathedral and half-timbered houses of the Chamber of Crafts. Next, see the Town Hall, the former ducal palace, and the Magni District, where you’ll find the Happy Rizzi House and many more half-timbered houses. Move on to the Kohlmarkt (Coal Market) and hear about its history as a junction of important trade routes in the Middle Ages. Then, explore the center of Hanseatic life in Braunschweig at the Old Town Square. There, see the Altstadtmarkt (Old Town Market), the Church of St. Martin, and the Cloth Merchant's House. The tour ends at the Old Town Market or at your desired point in the city center.

Braunschweig: Witches and Beguines Private Tour

3. Braunschweig: Witches and Beguines Private Tour

Begin at Altstadtmarkt and stroll along the picturesque Echternstraße with half-timbered houses. Next, walk along the medieval defensive city walls and learn about the history of witch-hunting. Along the way, you will discover the history of the city’s oldest red-light district where the hangman lived, who watched over the sex-workers of Echternstraße. Stop outside the beguinage in the Magniviertel at the end of the tour and take some pictures.

Braunschweig: Historic Cemeteries Tour

4. Braunschweig: Historic Cemeteries Tour

Start the tour at Magnifriedhof Cemetery where you will meet your expert local guide. Explore the fascinating ring of cemeteries that surround the city of Braunschweig. As you explore the cemeteries, discover more about the history of the city which was an important hub for commerce and trade during the Middle Ages. Visit the resting places of important figures in the city's long history. Discover the intricate decoration of gravestones of various families, which often focused less on religious symbolism than other cemeteries of the time. Learn more about traditions related to the burial of the dead and how they developed throughout the centuries.

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