The Ansgar-Säule is a bronze column built in 1965 to commemorate the 1100th anniversary of the death of the Holy St. Ansgar. It was erected on the occasion of the centennial of the marble Ansgar Monument of 1865 which was destroyed in 1944 by Allied bombings. The column has a ship hull on a Bible and is crowned by a cross, which are all symbols of the mission of Ansgar.
Ansgar-Säule and Nearby Attractions on Map
Town Hall(0.4 km)
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.
Schnoor is the oldest quarter in Bremen, a medieval neighborhood with narrow cobbled lanes lined with quaint 15th - 16th century fachwerk (half-timbered) houses.
Böttcherstraße is a historic street in the heart of Bremen that is noted for its impressive architectural emsemble.
Bremen Cathedral(0.6 km)
The towering Bremen Cathedral on the market square has a history dating back to the 8th century, and has been rebuilt several times over the years.
Der Gaukler(1.1 km)
The bronze statue of Der Gaukler (The Juggler) is a public art installation on Leibnizplatz.
Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten(0.4 km)
Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten or Town Musicians of Bremen is a bronze sculpture based on the eponymous fairytale by Brothers Grimm.
The Bessel-Ei is a monument dedicated to astronomer and geodesist Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel.
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