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Originally, the area where the city of Bremen wanted to build a port on the North Sea at the beginning of the 19th century belonged to Hanover. In the meantime, Bremerhaven has developed into an independent city with attractive seaside attractions.

By train to Bremerhaven: Plan arrival

In the middle of the 19th century, the original Bremen harbor extension was Bremerhaven became one of the most important emigration places for people seeking their fortune in the USA. Even today, the "Emigrant House" with its monument "The Last Step" bears witness to this time. But it is only a Part of the massive "Havenwelten," a futuristic tourist center in the city on the Weser dike. Maritime life is everywhere here: Klimahaus, Lloyd Marina, Zoo am Meer, Deutsches Schifffahrtsmuseum and the Historisches Museum Bremerhaven - so you can actually find Bremerhaven's most important sights almost in one place. Motto: More sea does not go. By the way, if you want to go to Helgoland, you will usually take a ferry from Bremerhaven: The journey time is two and a half hours.

By the way, you can find tips on how to travel comfortably and inexpensively on long-distance and local trains with Deutsche Bahn here.

Bremerhaven has much more to offer, we introduce you to the city in our Highlights in Bremerhaven and in the Top 5 worlds of knowledge in Bremen and Bremerhaven before

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