Google Translation: The old port of Lüneburg was originally the trading center for salt. From there it was transported to the North Sea. The Hanseatic city of Lüneburg called town of Lüneburg founded their wealth on the salt trade. The old port is located on the Lüneburg Lüneburg meandering through Ilmenau, directly adjacent to the old Stintmarkt. Here in the Middle Ages traded mainly smelt one herring-like fish. An old crane with the ships were unloaded from 1797 recalls the found here instead of transhipment. Today, the Lüneburg waterfront with its old warehouses and houses one of the most beautiful sights of the city.