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Oldenburg Travel Guide: 27 reviews and 54 photos

About Oldenburg

Oldenburg is a great city in Niedersachsen, Germany. It is the fourth largest city in the Bundesland of Niedersachsen.
The most noticeable thing about Oldenburg is the amount of cyclists in the city. The people are friendly and welcoming, it is not uncommon to be greeted by the phrase 'moin!'- hello in Low German.
The city has a great Old Town with many sidestreets to explore and numerous places to eat and drink. There are also many good high street shops and smaller bookstores.
The architecture of the castle (Schloss) and the Lambertikirche (church) are also worth a look.

About Oldenburg

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Laid back atmosphere, great people, good shopping and architecture
  • Cons:Might be a little quiet for city lovers, renting a bike is quite expensive
  • In a nutshell:I would go back again and again
  • Last visit to Oldenburg: Dec 2006
  • Intro Updated May 27, 2008
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  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Jun 3, 2012 at 3:11 PM

    Oldenburg sounds like a great place to study and ride around on bicycles. I still haven't been to Oldenburg, though I've been to Bremen and Groningen, so I know the general area.

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Jun 18, 2011 at 2:56 PM

    an interesting page! Oldenburg is a city I have not yet seen ! ;-((

  • yumyum's Profile Photo
    May 19, 2011 at 5:47 AM

    How funny about the Dutch invasion! In Venlo I experienced it the other way round :-)

  • Stephen-KarenConn's Profile Photo
    Aug 13, 2007 at 5:16 AM

    Very interesting page. Looks like things are old in Olddenberg's Old Town.

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