... the UNESCO protected area includes the major buildings in Lübeck, such as
- The building complex of the Town Hall,
- The Castle Monastery,
- The Koberg – a completely preserved quarter from the late 13th century – with Jakobikirche, Heiligen-Geist-Hospital and the blocks between the Glockengiesser- and Aegidienstrasse,
- The quarter of the patrician houses from the 15th and 16th centuries between St. Petri and the Dome,
- The Holstentor and the salt storage tanks on the left bank of the river Trave.
Even the archaeological underground of the water-surrounded old town, with now three million findings, is part of the World Heritage site.