Braunschweig

Also known as Brunswick, this medieval commercial hub is now a vibrant city retaining historic buildings, cultural monuments, and lush parks.

Braunschweig, also called Brunswick in English, is a city located in the state of Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated north of the Harz mountains at the furthest navigable point of the Oker river, which connects to the North Sea via the rivers Aller and Weser. A powerful and influential centre of commerce in medieval Germany, Braunschweig was a member of the Hanseatic League from the 13th until the 17th century. It was the capital city of three successive states. Today, Braunschweig is the second largest city in Lower Saxony and a major centre of scientific research and development.
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