Bremen is a charming city located in the north-west of Germany. It's well known for its Hanseatic architecture, which is particularly evident in the city's medieval old town. Highlights include the Town Hall, a beautiful Gothic building which dominates the market square, and the Roland statue, a 12th century bronze sculpture of a knight which is said to protect the city. Bremen is also home to a number of museums, including the Kunsthalle art museum, the Deutsche Schifffahrtsmuseum maritime museum, and the Übersee-Museum, which houses a large collection of maritime artefacts. The city is also home to a lively nightlife, with a large number of bars and clubs located in the old town.