Some facts about Jever

The name Jever is often associated with the famous beer “Jever Pilsener” which has been brewed here since 1848. Jever is additionally known as a popular holiday resort.

Some facts and history about Jever:

  • Granted city status in 1536
  • Lady Maria was the last independent ruler of the city and the “Jeverland”
  • The population of city is over 14.000
  • Jever belongs to the district Friesland
  • The largest and the highest building in Jever is the Frisian Brewhouse with its brewery towers to the height of 32 metres.

Popular places to visit in Jever:

  • Jever castle with its museum
  • Museum of the Fire Brigade
  • The fountains
  • Any of the five churches in Jever
  • The Frishian Brewhouse: Created in 1848, which was a small brewery that time. It started to rise as a wellknown brand in like 1900 and it took its hometown's name as the brand in 1934.
  • Brewery Museum
  • Many monuments