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Braunschweig Lion

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Henry the Lion erected the bronze-cast lion statue in around 1166. It was originally plated with gold. The lion was a depiction of Henry’s power and jurisdiction. This highly regarded Romanesque sculpture became a symbol of Braunschweig. The original can be admired in Dankwarderode Castle.


Burglöwe auf dem Burgplatz  (Braunschweig Stadtmarketing GmbH/Gerald Grote)
38100 Braunschweig