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Sightseeing in Schwerin - what to see. Complete travel guide

Today Schwerin is actively developing as a popular tourist destination. This is natural as the city and its surroundings are rich in cultural and natural places of interest that traditionally attract tourists. First of all, we should mention Schwerin Castle, which has gained its present appearance in the middle of the 19th century thanks to efforts of gifted architects. However, the castle has retained some traits of earlier eras.
The picturesque German city has diverse dining places, among which there are fine dining restaurants and budget cafes, which has long been visited by tourists. The Schlosspark shopping … Open
Schwerin Palace Garden is a monument of national importance. However, it is often referred to as one the world's masterpieces of landscape decorative arts. Your visit to City State Museum will be no less interesting. Tourists are usually attracted not only by the building itself, but also by a unique exhibition, the core of which is the collection of the Grand Duke. Approximately 100 years ago new exhibits were added to the collection.
Rich theatrical traditions of Schwerin make this city even more attractive. Outdoor opera performances, which are often held here in summer, are particularly impressive. A beautiful building of the theatre created in the late 19th century (Renaissance style) was built by the famous architect H. Daniel. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Schwerin is the amazing city with inexpressible atmosphere and interesting cultural traditions that locals cherish and hand down from generation to generation. Schwerin is often called the … Open
This architect is also the author of a truly interesting tower of the Cathedral (1889-1892), the height of which reaches 117 meters.

The important historical symbol of the city is the old Gothic church that is usually called by the natives as “Schweriner Schloss”. The first church at its site was built over a thousand years ago. A few years later, it had to be destroyed due to a lack of space on the street. The first temple left nothing except the bell tower. The new church was built completely in 1248. In the second half of the 13th century, a unique relic was moved to the temple. It was a small piece of jasper with a drop of Jesus Christ’s blood. The temple still houses this relic and has been an important pilgrimage place for over 700 years.
Near the temple, you can see another interesting attraction, the old grinding mill. It was built in the 18th century. Today, it still works, so everyone can watch how granite is ground.

In the city surroundings, there is the wonderful zoo located near Ostorfer See Lake. It will certainly impress travelers with children. Over 20 animal species dwell on the territory of the zoo. Many zoo dwellers are very friendly, so the visitors can give them a stroke and feed them.
This quiet and cozy city will enchant travelers preferring to devote their time to strolls along scenic places. More than five hundred years it has remained the residence of Mecklenburg … Open
Another popular tourist attraction is Schweriner Fernsehturm or TV Tower. It was built in the 60s of the 20th century. Today, the tower attracts the guests with the highest observatory in the city. There is also a restaurant in the tower. It is located at a height of 100 m and is perfect not only for tasting culinary delights, but also for admiring the panorama of the city.
In the center of Lake Schwerin, there is Kaninchenwerder Island that attracts a lot of nature admirers. The significant part of the territory is covered by forest. At one time, there were multiple farms where rabbits were bred. A few years ago, the island was declared an ecological zone. Now, you can visit it only within the framework of tours.
1. Tourists visiting Schwerin for the first time and planning a rich program of excursions should definitely look into the tourist office. It is located at the Am Markt square; it offers a … Open
In summer, the popular place for tourists and city guests’ recreation is the Zippendorf Beach located in the southern part of Lake Schwerin. There are perfect conditions for beach recreation. In summer, there are also equipment rental centers, cafes and playgrounds at the beach.
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Reference information
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Schwerin
♥   Castle 'Lauenburg' , 63.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Eutiner Schloss' , 77.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Blankenhagen Castle' , 86.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Jagdschloss Gelbensande' , 87.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Osterburg' , 95.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Schwerin
♥   National Park 'Vorpommersche Boddenlandschaft' , 104.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Schwerin and around
♥   Art museum 'Staatliches Museum' Schwerin, 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sightseeing in Germany: things to see

The Brandenburg Gate is considered the main sight of Berlin, the capital of the country. The building of the Gate took place in 1788 – 1791. Nowadays, the monument is an important historic object. Once known as a “Charlie “guarding point, the monument was turned into a museum dedicated to the Cold War. The majority of ancient buildings in Berlin were destroyed during the Second World War, only a few have managed to survive till our days. These are St. Hedwig’s Cathedral, St. Nicolas Cathedral, the building of Arsenal, Marienkirche and Berlin Zoo, the biggest zoo in the world. Many historic landmarks were restored literally from ruins – the Berlin State Opera, Bellevue Palace, Reichstag, Charlottenberg Palace and Kaiser Wilhelm Kirche. There are more than a dozen of interesting museums in Berlin, the most famous of which are the Museum of Egypt, the Prussian Palace Museum, Bode Gallery, Kulturforum, Museum Island, the New National Gallery and Pergamon Museum. … Open
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