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Braunschweig has a long and colourful history. Heinrich der Lowe chose Braunschweig as his residence in the 12th Century and its origins are as a busy trading centre. About 90% of the main area of Braunschweig was destroyed in the Allied bombings of WW2 but much has been restored and rebuilt.
Braunschweig is the perfect place to spend a weekend if you are visiting Germany. It does not have all the hustle and bustle of centres such as Berlin or Hamburg. It has every amenity and a day could easily be idled away simply browsing its many shops. It also has a variety of parks and museums that may also be of interest.
The main walking area of Braunschweig can be covered on foot without any problems. Wolfenbuttel another lovely town to visit is not far from Braunschweig and the Harz Mountains and Hanover are approximately only an hour away.
- Pros:Parks, shopping and architecture
- Cons:It seems that on Sunday the town is almost deserted
- In a nutshell:Definitely worth a visit
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