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Bremen Schnoor - Katzen Café

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Wikipedia:"Schnoor is the name of a street in the oldest part of the city of Bremen and also a name for the oldest quarter itself. The district owes its name to the old ship trade. The passages between the houses were often associated with occupations or objects: There was an area in which ropes and cables were produced (string = Schnoor) and a neighboring area, where wire cables and anchor chains were manufactured (wire = Wieren).Here are the roots of the Hanseatic city of Bremen. The Schnoor quarter had been the economic centre since early history. Fishermen, craftsmen and traders were the earliest Bremen folk and settled in the 10th century in the vicinity of the river. They built thatched cottages on the little island between the rivers Weser and Balge. It is said that the Weser formerly was a side branch of the Balge.

The first ferry service was established here, and the first bridge crossing the Weser was built around the year 1240. You can find an old wall and parts of a round tower which was erected around 1200, near the so called Marterburg.

In the 13th century Franciscan monks had settled and their St. John's church was constructed in the following decades.

Today the oldest houses date back to the 15th century. Most of them are from the 17th and 18th centuries. While other parts of Bremen developed with plots of about one square kilometre and merchant's villas, the plots in the Schnoor have areas which are just enough for a single houses on 55 square metres. The narrow streets were not suitable for the increase in traffic from the 19th century. The quarter became one of the poorest parts of Bremen, a situation that meant renovations were unaffordable. During the Second World War the Schnoor suffered only slight damage, so that owners of the houses had to pay a Lastenausgleich after 1945. But by the mid-1950s the houses were in a pitiable state.

The Senate of the Free Hanseatic Town of Bremen decided in 1959 to rebuild the historic area of the Schnoor. House owners were invited to restore rundown buildings with financial support from the State of Bremen. This development was in contrast to the common practice in many towns and cities in Germany and Europe until the late 1970s.

The situation changed with the Venice Charter for the Conservation and Restoration of Monuments and Sites 1964 so that after 1970 the Schnoor became a historic district under official heritage conservation through the State Monument Authority."

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A: Bremen Schnoor

door Volker Uhl, minder dan 10 meter hier vandaan

Bremen Schnoor

B: Bremen Schnoor Viertel

door Willy Kaemena, 10 hier vandaan

Wikipedia: "Der Schnoor – auch das Schnoorviertel genannt (von niederdeutsch Schnoor, Snoor = Schnur)...

Bremen Schnoor Viertel

C: Bremen Schnoor

door Volker Uhl, 10 hier vandaan

Bremen Schnoor

D: Bremen Schnoor Old Town

door Willy Kaemena, 10 hier vandaan

Bremen Schnoor Old Town

E: Wuestestaette

door Burkhard Koerner, 20 hier vandaan

Wuestestaette

F: Wüste Stätte- Schnoor Viertel Bremen

door Willy Kaemena, 20 hier vandaan

Wikipedia: "Der Schnoor – auch das Schnoorviertel genannt (von niederdeutsch Schnoor, Snoor = Schnur)...

Wüste Stätte- Schnoor Viertel Bremen

G: Old Bremen

door Willy Kaemena, 20 hier vandaan

this little street is called Wueste Staette Sept. 30, 2004

Old Bremen

H: Schnoor

door Willy Kaemena, 20 hier vandaan

One of the oldest streets of Bremen.

Schnoor

I: Bremen Schnoor Wueste Staette

door Volker Uhl, 20 hier vandaan

Bremen Schnoor Wueste Staette

J: Wuestestaette (2)

door Burkhard Koerner, 20 hier vandaan

Wuestestaette (2)

Dit panorama is genomen in Bremen

Dit is een overzicht van Bremen

The 1,200 year old “Free Hanseatic City of Bremen” and its North Sea port sister of Bremerhaven make up a two-city state, which is the smallest of Germany’s sixteen states. The cities are separated by a mere 60 kilometers along the river Weser. Bremen is a center of technology, renowned for its leadership in aircraft construction and space station assembly as well as space propulsion systems. The city-state earned the distinction of being named the “City of Science” in 2005 as demonstrated by the science center “Universum Bremen” and the “EADS Astrium”.

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