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Culture of Rostock. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Rostock Innenstadt The St. Peter’s Church (St. Petri-Kirche) is the main symbol of the destination as well as the highest building located on its territory. The height of the church steeple is 117m. At the top of the bell tower tourists will find a well equipped observation platform offering a vibrant view over the Old Town. After exploration of precious religious artifacts and relics tourists can get up to the bell tower and enjoy majestic scenery of seaport town. The medieval Town Hall building is a beautiful architectural construction. A part of this historical building is taken by the Town Municipal Administration. A few centuries ago the building of the Town Hall was put at disposal of merchants. Today a beautiful historic building is open to the public. The second floor of the building of the Town Hall keeps a large concert hall which regularly holds various cultural and public events.
1. Tourists are strongly recommended to exchange currency at home as in Rostock the currency exchange service is presented rather scantily. Currency can be exchanged only in specialized … Open
Rostock guests are recommended to visit the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research. The institute is housed in a majestic medieval palace. The institute is one of the largest research centers in Europe and is globally known for its advances in this scientific domain. The institute sides with scenic park area being a perfect place for hiking in serene nature.
Considering remarkable religious landmarks and sites of the town tourists should visit the St. Mary’s Church located in the very heart of the town. The church features luxurious inner decoration. One of the main features of the church is an astronomical clock which was constructed as far back as in the 15th century. Copyright
Rostock is a major transportation hub, a port city, a center of industry and shipbuilding, as well as a famous area of tourism and recreation. The city offers a wide choice of entertainments … Open
Rostock hosts a great number of remarkable museums keeping unique collections of precious things. A remaining building of ancient abbey houses the Museum of Cultural History which was established in 1859. Its exhibition contains household things, handicrafts, astonishing works of pictorial art and statues. Some of the showpieces are more than three hundred years old. A symbolic landmark of the city of Rostock is the Shipbuilding and Shipping Museum.
Sailboat and lighthouse The museum introduces its visitors to the great past time of the city. A great while the city of Rostock had been the largest shipbuilding center of the country. The main showpieces of the exhibition of the museum are still historical ships models. The next recommended spot to visit in Rostock is the Rostock Art Gallery which was established in 1969. Its collection of showpieces counts more than five hundreds of genuine pictorial art works, about two hundreds of statues and more than six thousands of reproductions. The art gallery is one of the largest in its kind in East Germany.
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♥   Palace 'Güstrow Castle' , 33.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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♥   Kirche St. Georgen, Wismar, 49.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Iconic cultural sights of Germany

Germany is the third country in the world for popularity among tourists. The high interest is associated with the safety of visits, lush nightlife, and an incredible number of cultural attractions. The capital of Germany, Berlin, has a rich history. There is a large number of large museums, galleries, ancient cathedrals, and monuments. There is a museum island on the territory of the former East Berlin. The 5 major museums: Bode, Pergamon, Old National Gallery, Old and New Museums are situated there. They feature sculptures from ancient times to the modern age, works of arts, and a series of ancient coins. The main landmarks of Berlin is the TV tower and the Brandenburg Gate. In the capital, you should definitely visit the Unter den Linden boulevard with numerous sights, Paris Square, and Charlottenburg Palace. … Open
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