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Section in Bremen
Do & See
Whether walking, cycling or using public transport, getting around Bremen is easy. Bremen measures only 10 km by 2 km, and is filled with architectural gems.such as the Schnoor-Viertel complete with its' medieval buildings. The Bremer Kunsthalle houses one of Germany's finest art collections. There are few public parks which have a vibrancy like Bürgerpark, located in the middle of the city. Stop to have a bite to eat at the cafe, play a round of miniature golf or bring a blanket and watch the world pass by. Sports fans will already be aware that Bremen is the home of Werder Bremen, a German premier league (Bundesliga) team. Stadium tours are offered for those who want to get up close and personal with the home of this famous team. There are many museums and galleries dotted throughout the city, and a family friendly, interactive science center, Universum Bremen. There is always something exciting going on in Bremen, Since 1036 during the last two weeks of October, Bremen has hosted Freimarkt, one of the largest fairground festivals in Europe. With so much to see, eat, do and experience - let Bremen lead you down its' cobbled streets to an adventure that awaits.

The Viertel ('quarter')

The Viertel (the quarter) is just a short walk from the city centre and is the most colourful and bohemian area of Bremen. It is what locals call Bremen's Ostertor and Steintor districts. Just a few minutes' walk from the city centre, this is the most colourful and bohemian area of Bremen. Popular for kitsch entertainment and the arts, theatres and museums, it offers a cosmopolitan flair and diverse, offbeat nightlife. There are lots of bars, restaurants and pubs and no closing time, so you can easily party till dawn. Shopping in the Ostertor and Steintor districts Alternative shopping at its best: the Ostertor/Steintor quarter is known for its quirky shops, and for specialist outlets such as a spice shop and general store, run by the fourth generation of the same family and featuring art nouveau fixtures and fittings. Cultural mile The Viertel starts with the 'cultural mile' at Wallanlagen Park. This consists of the Kunsthalle art gallery, Gerhard Marcks House, Wilhelm Wagenfeld House and the Bremen Theatre, which stages both opera and plays – culture at its very best. The Theatro café and restaurant on Goetheplatz square is ideally situated for a break amidst all the culture.
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