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Burgkloster and the former Seemannsheim
Germany

The old Burgkloster (Monastery) was founded 1227. It sits on the top of the hill. It was also used as prison, among others, during the Nazi regime to keep political prisoners locked. The so-called „Dr. Jazzbunker“ in Lübeck shortly before it’s demolition in 2012. One of several bunkers which were built across the City of Lübeck during the Nazi time as an air raid shelters for the civilians, this one is well-known because of it’s history as „Jazzbunker“. Between 1975 and 2008, a private jazz club driven by the band called Dr.Jazz-Companie was seated here. Jazz musicans from all around the world gave concerts in the concrete, well-isolated rooms of the Bunker. After Dr. Jazz left the rooms in 2008, the City Council decided 2012 to demolish the bunker along with neighbour buildings from the 1970s, in order tu build the Hanse-Museum in this place. 

The old Burgkloster (Monastery) was founded 1227. It sits on the top of the hill. It was also used as prison, among others, during the Nazi regime to keep political prisoners locked. Until 2011 „Kulturforum Burgkloster“, a place for art and historical exhibition as well as musical events. In late 2011, the Kulturforum was closed due to the Hansemuseum which will be move in here.

Copyright: Alexander Jensko
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10680x5340
Taken: 11/02/2012
Uploaded: 13/02/2012
Updated: 06/08/2014
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Tags: burgkloster; demolition; lubeck; luebeck; dr. jazz; seemannsheim; seafarer; hafen; harbour; hanse; museum
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