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interesting landmark. City tour allows inner access

We got to go inside here and listen to the history plus how it works. Interesting inside, worth a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kip F
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Sacramento, California
Historic crane

An old historic crane which is considered as a landmark of Luneburg! The crane was built in 1797... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Natalia M
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Germany
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An der Illmenau, Luneburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got to go inside here and listen to the history plus how it works. Interesting inside, worth a look.

Thank Kip F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An old historic crane which is considered as a landmark of Luneburg! The crane was built in 1797 and was mainly used for saltwork shipping.

Thank Natalia M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ' ALTER KRAN ' is symbol of the town of Luneburg. It is near a lake and the setting is quite nice. It is very close to St. Nicholas church. It makes a nice photo.

Thank ULYSSES9999
Reviewed 17 August 2018

A visit to the old crane is worthwhile. It tells a piece of history of Lüneburg. The crane can also be inspected inside, but it is not absolutely necessary.

Thank heini m
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This area around the “alter kran” is a must to see when you are visiting Lüneburg Just walk around and look at the old houses or enjoy a cup of coffee or dinner at some of all restaurants in the area

Thank ortoftasakc
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful city and great history. The Alter Kran is in a beautiful area. It’s worth a visit and is a good day trip.

Thank Amy503
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Old craine in the middle of old town. Surrounded by canals, restaurants and stores. Very quaint part of town that reminded me of a village in the Netherlands. Great photo opportunity!

Thank FlyAaron
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Very interesting and very well preserved. VEry close to many restaurants, you can enjoy the view for long...

Thank GabyML1301
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Although there is little to see apart from this crane, the location is evocative and the water and restaurants and weeping willow trees are very attractive.

Thank zazu2012
Reviewed 22 August 2017

The surroundings of the crane make it arguably the most charming place in Lüneburg. Great for strolling, eating, taking pictures and relaxing - provided the weather is fine. The crane itself is backed up by history and age, so I would definitely recommend.

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