Oldenburg has a population of around 160,000. The city, located in the state of Lower Saxony, is a University City with a diverse history and vibrancy that you can feel when walking through the city center. The city has an array of restaurants, bars and is great if you are taking a bus trip for a shopping spree – you have chosen the right place! If you decide to travel by bus to Oldenburg during term time, you will probably notice that the city is also a thriving university town; with an array of different higher education institutes, Oldenburg is not only a bustling student city, but also a very prestigious city in the science world.
Things to do in Oldenburg
Oldenburg is a vibrant and thriving city, and when your bus arrives in the city, you will be able to explore the historic city center. You will soon see the “Lappan” which is known as Oldenburg’s most famous landmark. The “Lappan” is from the 15th Century and is in the city center so you will not be able to miss it. Before hopping back on your bus home after visiting Oldenburg, be sure to visit the city’s palace – ‘Oldenburg Palace.’
Oldenburg: Culture & History
For theater enthusiasts Oldenburg is the right city. Whether it is a local but impressive theater performance or a traditional opera, Oldenburg has an array of theater to offer our bus passengers! Would you like to explore some shops during your visit? No problem at all! The place for you is ‘Schlosshöfe,’ the city’s biggest shopping center with over 85 different stores. This north German city is also a hub for history as it homes the Oldenburg Palace that was used as residence up until 1918. The castle is now the city’s museum for art and history, which offers something for every taste from Medieval Manuscripts to art from the 20th Century.
Nightlife in Oldenburg
As the city could be called a ‘student city,’ there is of course an array of bars and pubs that you can have a drink in after an extensive day of exploring the city. Similarly, you will not have any trouble finding a restaurant or café to eat in. Off the main high street there are many roads and alley’s where you can find both small, independent restaurants and famous chains – there is something for everyone’s taste. If you fancy some Mexican food, and perhaps a Mojito to go alongside it, then we would recommend ‘Bodega,’ located directly in the city center you can rejuvenate here after a day of shopping!