The Am Sande square was created in the 13th century as a trading center and is located in the center of the old town of Lüneburg, the square is around 225 meters long and between 30 and 40 meters wide and extends in a west-east direction.
The Am Sande square is one of the oldest squares in Lüneburg and is also one of the most important medieval squares in all of Germany. This square was and is often used for large events and folk festivals because of its special atmosphere and central location.
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- The most striking building is the former brewery, Haus Schütting, located at the western end of the square.
- The house at the address “Am Sande 3” has existed since the 16th century.
- In the Middle Ages it was covered with sand, hence the name “On the Sand”.
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