Insights: Residence city of Oldenburg

This is the town where a grew up and went to school. Oldenburg is a modern university city and the cultural and administrative hub of North West Germany. Oldenburg is still very proud of its historical roots and buildings, delightful traditions and warm, friendly charm. It has a lively old city centre with a shopper-friendly pedestrian zone, renowned museums and theatres, festivals and popular markets. Population:  approx. 160,000 / Education: 14,000 students / Tourism – Total visitors approx. 130,000.

The photographs were taken yesterday afternoon (Fuji X-T1 with 18-55mm). It was a bit cloudy and rainy. But I think that black and white will give you a good insight into the historical roots and buildings of my home town. I live now in a small village just a few miles away.

Oldenburg Palace by Reinhold Staden
Oldenburg Palace

 

Palace Guardhouse and Lamberti Church by Reinhold Staden
Palace Guardhouse and Lamberti Church

 

Palace Guardhouse and modern Shopping Centre Schlosshöfe by Reinhold Staden
Palace Guardhouse and modern Shopping Centre Schlosshöfe

 

Lamberti Church by Reinhold Staden
Lamberti Church

 

Oldenburg Pedestrian Zone  by Reinhold Staden
Pedestrian Zone

 

Oldenburg Pedestrian Zone  by Reinhold Staden
Pedestrian Zone

 

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5 thoughts on “Insights: Residence city of Oldenburg

  1. I like the touch that the B&W photos bring. These could be photos from a completely different era. Thanks for sharing this corner of Germany with us 🙂

  2. These are fab, you’re rocking the Fuji 🙂 Love the Palace Guardhouse. It’s a little like York with it’s narrow streets, but the houses are straighter in Oldenburg 🙂

    • I think Oldenburg has a lot in common with villages in England. It was second choice when we came here in 2014 but now this area really is my new “home”. I thought we end up in NZ or UK. It is perfect for now. But who knows. 😉 Thanks Fraggs.

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