Thursday Doors – Hanseatic City of Lübeck

Ever since I joined Norm Frampton’s photo challenge Thursday Doors, I have a feeling that it’s Thursday every other day. However, not to worry – the world is full of doors! 🙂

Thank you, Norm, and thank you everyone for visiting.

Today I picked five doors from the historic town of Luebeck that used to play a far more important role in the Middle Ages as the leading city of the Hanseatic League than Hamburg. We (a professional network) had a meeting there last weekend. As a literary translator I appreciate visiting places steeped in history and literature, but some of my colleagues were not amused remembering they were „forced“ to read Thomas Mann at school.

About doors…

I rubbed my eyes when I saw this stately door to the former poorhouse:

armenhaus_poorhouseThe explanation can be found in the plaques, the original door was destroyed in a fire. The usual story…



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Photos: (c) anglogermantranslations. All rights reserved.

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7 Antworten zu “Thursday Doors – Hanseatic City of Lübeck

  1. I found Lubeck a magical place. Every corner has something unique but simple at the same time. Gruesse aus Argentinien!

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  2. Great photos. I love that first door.

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  3. That almshouse door is great. A mixed history but gorgeous design

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  4. Lovely gallery. I like the new poor house door.


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  5. Oh that tall red and white one is just lovely! Thanks for sharing these 🙂

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