Lüneburg - Miscellaneous Facts

Miscellaneous Facts

  • Lüneburg has the second most bars per mile and per resident in Europe after Madrid, Spain; it has the most bars per resident in Germany.
  • The buildings in downtown Lüneburg survived from the 16th century on, escaping destruction even during the Second World War. As a result, the downtown district looks very old, and its rare state of preservation, along with the beauty of the surrounding Heath, attracts many tourists to the town.
  • The most populous district (8000 inhabitants) is Kaltenmoor, which is known for a high percentage of immigrants and much violence, crime and unemployment.
  • The town has a very famous and active (legal) Graffiti scene and is home to many Graffiti Halls of Fame.

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