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The Bessel-Ei is a monument dedicated to astronomer and geodesist Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel.
The Bessel-Ei is a monument dedicated to astronomer and geodesist Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel. It has a semi-circular spectrum atop which sits an egg, an exaggerated representation of Bessel's calculated shape of the Earth. At one end is a stylized telescope, while a bust of Bessel is at the other end.
The Ansgar-Säule is a bronze column built in 1965 to commemorate the 1100th anniversary of the death of the Holy St
The Mall of Fame is inspired by the Hollywood Walk of Fame, with bronze handprint plaques of different celebrities associated with Bremen embedded in granite along the Lloyd Passage
Mann mit Vogel is a public art installation on the Weser River of a man standing at ease, left arm akimbo, with a white bird on his right shoulder
Böttcherstraße is a historic street in the heart of Bremen that is noted for its impressive architectural emsemble
Schlachte is a lively promenade along the Weser River, lined with restaurants, terraces, beer gardens, market stalls, and live entertainment
Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten or Town Musicians of Bremen is a bronze sculpture based on the eponymous fairytale by Brothers Grimm
The Bremen Town Hall is the seat of the President of the Senate and Mayor of Bremen, and an architecturally significant ensemble that survived the Allied bombings of World War II which destroyed a major part of the city
Bremen's striking Market Square is the heart of the city, with the UNESCO World Heritage listed Town Hall and Roland on it, as well as important buildings including Haus der Bürgerschaft, Rathscafe, and Raths-Apotheke
Bremer Loch is an underground collection box in Marktplatz which emits sounds of the fabled Town Musicians of Bremen when coins are dropped into it